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WDMA Announces New Leadership Team

Al Babiuk of Loewen Windows Named Chair Washington, DC - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is pleased to announce that its new leadership...

New Home Sales Rise 7.8 Percent in February

WASHINGTON - Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.8 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000 units from an...

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: Sell Systems, Not Products

When a wall is worth more than the sum of its parts… Many of my business musings here focus on selling value through specialty building...

BEHIND YOUR BACK: Who is Coordinating Your Offense?

How to ensure that you keep the upper hand in customer acquisitions. By: Bradley Hartmann You’ve now had a month to come to terms with the...

SELLING ENGINEERED LUMBER: Meeting Fire Protection Requirements

In some states and jurisdictions around the country, dealers and their builder customers are facing tougher restrictions related to floor systems. Both the 2012...

TOUGH CALL: Big Builder. Big Problem.

Your company’s biggest account is way past due. What would you do? Your lumberyard has never been the biggest in your market, nor has it...

BOB HEIDENREICH: Customer Education

Part 1 of 3: Ensuring you select the right customer for your appointment. In the past, I have discussed how proper education about premium products...

Housing Starts Fall 17 Percent in February

WASHINGTON - Nationwide housing starts dropped 17 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 897,000 units in February, according to newly released data...

GIVING BACK: The Renewable Backyard

Inspiring children to consider green options. The world is a curious place — especially if you’re a kid. That’s why The Building for Kids Children’s...

NLBMDA Makes Plans for the 2015 Legislative Conference

On March 24, National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) members will be on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., to meet with lawmakers...

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