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Harvard Study Shows Robust Remodeling Growth Ahead

Cambridge, Mass.— Strongly accelerating growth in home improvement and repair spending is expected heading into 2017, according to the newly re-benchmarked Leading Indicator of...

Prospecting, Selling and Cher-ing: Takeaways from IBS

While in Vegas for the International Builders Show, I saw a poster for an upcoming Cher concert. It cited Cher’s reign there. She dominated...
Sagamore of the Wabash - Bob Taylor

Do it Best Corp. Leader Receives State Award

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Indiana Governor Mike Pence has named Do it Best Corp. President Emeritus Bob Taylor a Sagamore of the Wabash, the...

M&A: Maximize Business Value with Credits to EBITDA

Adjusted earnings are often overlooked when selling a business, but they can have a huge impact on valuations. Earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization, (EBITDA),...

Housing Starts Down 8.8 Percent in March

WASHINGTON - Nationwide housing starts fell 8.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.089 million units in March, according to newly released...

Deck Estimates: Part 2 – Talk design before cost

Now that deck season is getting into full swing, you are bound to find more customers coming in for decking estimates. Some are of...

Builder Confidence Holds Firm in April

WASHINGTON - Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained unchanged in April at a level of 58 on the National Association...

Snavely Forest Products Announces New Positions

PITTSBURGH — Snavely Forest Products has announced that Mike Kudis recently joined the company in the position of business analyst and Laura Snavely has...

Canfor Completes Wynndel Acquisition

Vancouver, BC — Canfor Corporation announces today that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Wynndel Box & Lumber Ltd. located in...

Weekly Lumber and Panel Market Report: April 15, 2016

Random Lengths Lumber Market Report Mixed price trends kept framing lumber traders off balance in mid-April. Gains were mostly secured in the Southern Pine market,...

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