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Dealers Grapple with Pandemic Fallout – Virus Upends Industry Event Schedule

 As their communities pull back and become more isolated to reduce the possibility of spreading the coronavirus, lumber dealers are grappling with a host of …

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Deckorators Takes Certified Pro Program Up a Level

Deckorators has introduced Deckorators Certified Elite, the highest recognition level for its growing deck contractor partnership and rewards program. Elite status is based on volume, …

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Nation’s Best Acquires Arkansas Dealer

Nation’s Best, Dallas, Tx., is continuing its fast-paced growth trajectory with the acquisition of Weiss Do it Best Lumber in Perryville, Ar. 

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BFS Adds Apollo Software

BFS Adds Apollo Software Builders FirstSource has purchased the Apollo software platform from bankrupt CLT manufacturer Katerra for $4.5 million. Introduced in early 2019, Apollo …

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Bell Partners with West Coast Treater

Bell Lumber & Pole Co., Minneapolis, Mn., has reached an agreement with AmeriTies West, LLC, The Dalles, Or., providing Bell with a West Coast source …

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Business Operations

For Roller Coaster Wood Industry, Pandemic Is a Bump on the Track

Here in Vancouver, B.C., we have an amusement park called Playland, where one of the main attractions is a rickety roller coaster that’s been in operation for more than 100 years.

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RESEARCH NEWS

Ideas and strategies for outdoor living professionals

NHS Joining IBS in 2023

The National Hardware Show will be held in concert with the International Builders’ Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas Jan. 31-Feb. 2.

Lowe’s Tests In-Store Pet Centers

Lowe’s is introducing a pilot program to provide Petco’s pet services, such as mobile grooming and vet clinics for vaccinations, microchipping and pest prevention.

CNRG Buys Mississippi Chain

Central Network Retail Group is buying HomeFront Home Improvement Centers in Greenwood and Winona, Ms., from partners Brian Waldrop, Ron “Rut” Ussery, Richie Fulgham, and Fred Carl, Jr. 

Distributor Expands DSI Partnership

Palmer-Donavin, Columbus, Oh., is expanding its distribution of Digger Specialties Inc.’s products to Tennessee, through its recently opened distribution facility in Hebron, Ky.

Nation’s Best Acquires Arkansas Dealer

Nation’s Best, Dallas, Tx., is continuing its fast-paced growth trajectory with the acquisition of Weiss Do it Best Lumber in Perryville, Ar. 

For Roller Coaster Wood Industry, Pandemic Is a Bump on the Track

Here in Vancouver, B.C., we have an amusement park called Playland, where one of the main attractions is a rickety roller coaster that’s been in operation for more than 100 years.