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November 15, 2012

A post-hurricane opinion piece, titled "We need to retreat from the beach," appeared in the Thursday New York Times. In it, a Duke University professor argues, "We should strongly discourage the reconstruction of destroyed or badly damaged beachfront homes in New Jersey and New York."

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October 30, 2012

Home Depot chairman and CEO Frank Blake addressed the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business on Oct. 25, joined by his son, Home Depot district manager Frank Blake Jr., who also serves as an adjunct professor in the School of Business' Executive M.B.A. Program. The senior Blake spoke as part of the business speaker series at the Charles G. Thalhimer Family Executive-in-Residence program.

April 6, 2012

Consistent with previous studies performed by the U.S. Department of Labor, men reported significantly more work-related injuries than women, and injury rates declined with increasing age. White employees had higher injury rates than black employees, but both groups had lower injury rates than those reporting their race as “other,” a group predominantly made up of Hispanics.

September 28, 2011

Housing prices will remain depressed for the next several years and may get even worse, according to a just-released survey of economists, analysts, investors and housing experts. The survey was conducted by MacroMarkets, a firm founded by Yale University professor Robert Shiller. 


September 22, 2011

Housing prices will remain depressed for the next several years and may get even worse, according to a just-released survey of economists, analysts, investors and housing experts. The survey was conducted by MacroMarkets, a firm founded by Yale University professor Robert Shiller.

September 8, 2011

Just-below pricing, or 99-cent endings, is a common marketing tool used to attract customers looking to get the best bang for their buck. But a Rutgers-Camden professor and pricing expert said that, in some cases, a penny saved doesn’t always translate into a penny earned for retailers.

June 21, 2011

3M's Cubitron II abrasives technology platform has won the TechAmerica Foundation's American Technology Award in the manufacturing category at the Foundation's annual awards dinner held in Washington, D.C.

The Foundation's awards -- also known as "Termans" in honor of Frederick Terman, the late Stanford University engineering professor who is widely regarded as the father of Silicon Valley -- are presented annually to signify American industry's best technological achievements in various categories.

October 17, 2010

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University has announced the appointment of economist...

November 23, 2008

Three LBM trade associations will join together early next year in Florida for a conference...

May 4, 2008

Any time there’s a natural disaster in this country, the local heroes tend to be...

April 29, 2008

According to a study just released by researchers at George Mason University, big-box retailers consistently...

September 10, 2007

Kingfisher hopes to tap the estimated $20.3 billion home improvement market in Russia. HCN spoke...