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February 7, 2014

Parker Do it Best Lumber, based in Beaumont, Texas, was chosen as a 2014 pro dealer Entrepreneur of the Year in the category of sales of over $50 million. 

Parker Lumber has been serving builders, remodelers and homeowners for more than 80 years in Texas and now southern California. Scott Parker runs the family-owned company that employs 350 people throughout 22 locations. 

Parker’s continued growth into new markets is cited as a key factor for its success. 

February 1, 2011

As hardware retailers continue to look for ways to increase sales in a down economy, some have found a niche market in “Made in the USA” products.

With consumers keenly aware of the nation’s unemployment rate (currently at 9.4%) and motivated by value in their purchasing decisions, some retailers are reporting a growing number of consumers who are looking for American-made products.

July 22, 2008

A woman is suing Sears over a 2006 incident in which a lawn mower fell...

September 9, 2007

Quality Concrete, headquartered in Beaumont, Texas, will become part of Knife River Corp., the construction...