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August 12, 2014

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is opening its 19th store of the year — and its eighth Sears Hometown store — this time putting itself on the map in Oklahoma City.

July 29, 2014

Oklahoma is getting a new Sears Hometown location, slated to open July 30 in Shawnee, about 45 minutes east of Oklahoma City.

June 16, 2014

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based distributor Cedar Creek, said it completed its acquisition of Midwestern LBM Distributor Roberts & Dybdahl.
 

May 20, 2014

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek entered into a lease agreement to open a new location in Long Beach, Mississippi, by Dec. 1.

According to Cedar Creek CEO Bill Adams, “This is a great strategic fit as it positions us to provide optimal service to customers along the Gulf Coast from the Florida panhandle across the southern tier of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.“

May 12, 2014

Oklahoma City-based wholesale LBM distributor Cedar Creek is expanding its footprint across the Midwest with the acquisition of Des Moines, Iowa-based Roberts & Dybdahl. 

The two companies recently announced a letter of intent for Cedar Creek to acquire the majority of R&D’s assets. Closing is expected to occur June 30.

March 4, 2014

Is Tile Shop the fastest-growing specialty building product retailer in the country? Or does it just seem like it?

In the span of a month, Tile Shop locations cropped up in Tulsa, Danbury, San Antonio and Oklahoma City. And since it went public in August 2012, the Minneapolis-based retailer has been expanding aggressively. Twenty stores opened in 2013, debuting in new markets amid a beefed-up corporate infrastructure.

January 9, 2014

Continuing its run of new store openings, Minneapolis-based The Tile Shop opened its first store in Oklahoma City.

The 19,100-sq.-ft. store is the company's second store in the state of Oklahoma, and the 90th store in the country. 

December 18, 2013

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek has announced its plans to build a new distribution center in Atlanta.

"This expansion into one of the nation's top housing markets underscores our ongoing commitment to growing Cedar Creek's geographic footprint," said CEO Bill Adams. "Although we are currently servicing Atlanta from Birmingham, Ala., our new location will assure that we provide the best possible service and localized product mix to our Atlanta-area customers."

June 5, 2013

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of All-Coast Forest Products’ distribution location in Denver.

The agreement is expected to be finalized by June 6. All-Coast will continue to operate in Cloverdale, Calif.

May 29, 2013

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek announced the completion of the buyout of its financial partners at their Springfield, Mo., location.

Cedar Creek will now own that location outright.

D.Wayne Trousdale, Cedar Creek’s chief operating officer, said: “We are pleased to finalize this transaction as we continue to look for ways to grow our footprint across the U.S.” 

January 4, 2013

Oklahoma City-based M-D Building Products acquired Loxcreen Co., a privately held precision manufacturing company founded in 1946 on patents for fabricating window screens. 

The acquisition includes Loxcreen’s Canadian flooring group operated under the Bengard Manufacturing name in Mississauga, Ontario. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The combined sales of both companies will exceed $200 million annually. 

December 6, 2012

A new online marketplace for contractors and consumers will launch in time for homeowners who loathe the job of hanging their holiday lights. ServiceVines.com, based in Oklahoma City, will focus on jobs that involve the exterior of the home: landscaping, lawn care, lawn maintenance, tree removal and fencing. Putting up the Christmas lights and inflatable snowman is also on the list.

November 5, 2012

Oklahoma City-based distributor Cedar Creek has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Capital Lumber’s distribution locations in Dallas and Houston. 

In a deal expected to close Nov. 30, Capital Lumber will continue to operate eight other non-Texas distribution centers and focus on the western United States.

July 10, 2012

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek is expanding into the Mid-Atlantic with a new location in Richmond, Va., describing the market as a high-growth area.

“This expansion is further evidence of our commitment to growing the footprint of Cedar Creek and opening new markets,” said Bill Adams, CEO of Cedar Creek. “We view this as a great opportunity to increase our presence outside of our traditional mid-South markets and enter what’s forecasted to be one of the best growth areas in the country.” 

June 8, 2012

Authorities are investigating a theft ring involving two men -- one who disguised himself as a woman -- who may have targeted Home Depot stores in three states, according to an article in The Daily Oklahoman.

January 11, 2012

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek plans to open a new location in Birmingham, Ala. The company said the site is ready, and employees are being hired in anticipation of a Feb. 1 opening.

“We are pleased to further expand our presence in Alabama and the Southeast, in general, as we believe these areas will be on the leading edge of the residential building recovery," said Bill Adams, CEO of Cedar Creek. 

November 3, 2011

Oklahoma City-based building products distributor Cedar Creek and Wholesale Wood Products of Dothan, Ala., ended merger discussions, Cedar Creek announced Thursday.

"Despite everyone's best efforts, we were not able to get to a mutually acceptable agreement with Wholesale Wood Products," said Bill Adams, CEO of Cedar Creek. 

WWP's Chuck Harris said the discussions ended on the best of terms. 

September 27, 2011

Cedar Creek Wholesale, a building material distributor based in Oklahoma City, has agreed to purchase Wholesale Wood Products of Dothan and Birmingham, Ala. Financial details of the transaction were not revealed.

Wholesale Wood Products serves five southeastern states from two locations in Alabama and specialized in western red cedar and cypress. 

Cedar Creek has 12 locations in 17 states across the Midwest, Mid-south and Southeast.

April 18, 2011

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek announced that the company closed the deal to acquire Epperson Lumber of Statesville, N.C. 

Cedar Creek is a wholesale building material distribution company with 12 locations covering 17 states in the Mid-South, Midwest and Southeast.  In May 2010, Cedar Creek was recapitalized by Boston-based Charlesbank Capital Partners, with the goal of providing flexible capital for the company to grow beyond its current trade areas.

March 20, 2011

Oklahoma City-based distributor Cedar Creek will purchase distribution company Epperson Lumber of Statesville, N.C. 

The two companies signed a "letter of intent" for the deal, expected to close in about 60 days.

Located near Charlotte, N.C., Epperson Lumber’s sales coverage area ranges East along the coast of the Carolinas; South to Charleston, S.C.; North to Richmond, Va.; and West to Knoxville, Tenn.

October 11, 2010

After nine decades of doing business in Oklahoma City, M-D Building Products has decided to...

December 22, 2008

Oklahoma City, Okla.-based Franklin Electric, a global leader in the production and marketing of water...