Lowe's Growth in Home Depot's Shadow
Lowe's struggles to catch Home Depot in store locations; especially in urban areas...
Big-Ticket Improvement Items Fuel Home Depot
Home Depot Inc.’s fourth-quarter sales rose nearly 10% as shoppers shrugged off...
A Better Way to Sell Countertops
Pulte Capital Partners is carrying lessons learned from production home building...
Wealth By the Numbers
New Strategist Media editorial director Cheryl Russell takes a look at the Census...
Can Better Communication with Trades Mitigate Shortages?
Production builders look for ways to close gaps in their supply-chain management, but use of existing technology to share information is lacking.
A Chicago Building Products Distributor Preserves His Family's Legacy
Mark Seigle buys back a piece of his family's business and enters into a strategic alliance with Pro Build.
A New Dealer Taking on Green Building Market
New Home Inc. founder says reliable distribution is what this sector has lacked.
USG Posts $40 Million Loss
Chicago-based USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) on Tuesday reported a net loss of $40 million for the third quarter of 2008.
ProBuild Buys Centex Builders Supply
The purchase improves the distribution network and geogrpahic footprint for ProBuild, the naiton's largest supplier of building materials to professional contractors, and helps Centex generate cash needed to survive the downturn.
ProBuild Acquires CTX Builders Supply
ProBuild Holdings has bought the assets of CTX Builders Supply, Centex Homes' manufacturer of wall panels, roof and floor trusses, and lumber distributor, it was announced today. A sale price was not released.