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84 Lumber Richmond

84 Lumber relocating to larger facility in Richmond, Virginia

The 92,000-square-foot space will feature a lumberyard, showroom, door shop and engineered wood products.
valuation expectations

Taming unrealistic valuation expectations

When selling at a time of strong growth, some owners want the valuation of their businesses pegged not where they are now with financial performance.

MWP Building Supply acquires Blue Ridge Builders Supply

Together, the Virginia companies are now known as MWP Blue Ridge Building Supply.
New home sales

New home sales post solid gains in August

On a year-to-date basis, new home sales for 2019 are 6.4% higher than the same period in 2018.
NLBMDA - Overtime rule

Labor department addresses NLBMDA priorities in new overtime rule

The final rule will raise the overtime salary limit for workers from $455 per week to $684 per week, which is equivalent to $35,568 per year for a full-year worker.
Goals for sales reps - Rikka Brandon

How to use data to set goals for sales reps

How do you determine those goals? How much should your sales reps be accomplishing in terms of leads, project quotes, and other indicators? The good news is that both the building products industry and your team members already generate data points that you can use to answer these questions.
AZEK partners with Snavely

AZEK partners with Snavely Forest Products

The wholesale distributor of building products plans to offer the full lines of TimberTech and AZEK Exteriors products in key locations throughout Colorado and Wyoming.
retaining employees

Retaining employees in a competitive world

One planning area that is often over- looked in the world of succession planning is retaining employees.
Jonathan E. Martin

In Memoriam: Jonathan E. Martin, chairman of RoyOMartin

RoyOMartin has announced the passing of the company's Chairman, Jonathan E. Martin.
McCoy's Building Supply managers

New managers at two McCoy’s locations

Chris Rodriguez is store manager in Midland, Texas, and Brian Oney is store manager in Orange, Texas.

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