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July 30, 2013

After nearly three months of weak pricing in North American lumber markets, there is evidence that many of those prices have reached a bottom. Structural panel prices are also showing greater resilience and increasing in some instances. The ride down took a lot longer than most traders had anticipated. This proved costly to many wholesalers who, back in April and May, believed a short-lived decline followed by a bounce in prices was a more likely scenario.

August 24, 2008

Ace Hardware reduced the staff size of its LBM division in a restructuring that the...

August 10, 2008

The over-65 population is a strong and significant customer base in the home improvement industry—and...

August 6, 2008