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Lennar & CalAtlantic Merging to Form Largest U.S. Homebuilder

October 30th, 2017

Source: Lennar & CalAtlantic Merging to Form Largest U.S. Homebuilder

Florida LBM Experts Look to D.C. With Disappointment | ProSales Online | Operations, Legislation, Government Entities, Economic Conditions, Dealers, Distributors, Florida Building Materials Association, FBMA, huttig, u.s. lumber, Florida

October 16th, 2017

Supply chain disrupters and strategy. When the discussion turned to supply chain disrupters who are circumventing the traditional supply chain to sell products directly to consumers, wholesalers were far more understanding than the dealer panelists.

Source: Florida LBM Experts Look to D.C. With Disappointment | ProSales Online | Operations, Legislation, Government Entities, Economic Conditions, Dealers, Distributors, Florida Building Materials Association, FBMA, huttig, u.s. lumber, Florida

Is the Supply Chain Broken? Here’s How Six Experts See Your Future | ProSales Online | Dealers, Distributors, Products, Don Magruder, Jon Vrabely, huttig, Ro-Mac Lumber & Supply, u.s. lumber, Florida

October 9th, 2017

FBMA panelists, sometimes unhappily, see future trends in recent events

Source: Is the Supply Chain Broken? Here’s How Six Experts See Your Future | ProSales Online | Dealers, Distributors, Products, Don Magruder, Jon Vrabely, huttig, Ro-Mac Lumber & Supply, u.s. lumber, Florida

Dealer Numbers Slip 1.8% in 2015, Census Bureau Finds | ProSales Online | Dealers, Specialty Dealers, Economics

October 5th, 2017

But the industry payroll climbed nearly 6%

Source: Dealer Numbers Slip 1.8% in 2015, Census Bureau Finds | ProSales Online | Dealers, Specialty Dealers, Economics

Should You Use Automation in Sales? According to This Marketing and Automation CEO, It Depends | Inc.com

October 5th, 2017

Source: Should You Use Automation in Sales? According to This Marketing and Automation CEO, It Depends | Inc.com

EF reaches letter of intent for assets of Beaulieu | Features | Floor Covering Weekly

September 20th, 2017

[Dalton] Engineered Floors, LLC has reached a letter of intent agreement in principle to purchase substantially all of the operating assets of Beaulieu Group, LLC. According to the company, the transaction will be contingent upon approvals through the bankruptcy court and due diligence processes. Engineered Floors announced that pending government approvals, the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. This post will  be updated as more information becomes available.

Source: EF reaches letter of intent for assets of Beaulieu | Features | Floor Covering Weekly

Amazon Makes Up 43 Percent of All Online Sales (and 6 Other Insane Stats About Jeff Bezos’s Company) | Inc.com

September 11th, 2017

Source: Amazon Makes Up 43 Percent of All Online Sales (and 6 Other Insane Stats About Jeff Bezos’s Company) | Inc.com

Staving Off the Competition: A Lesson in Self-Preservation

September 8th, 2017

Staving Off the Competition: A Lesson in Self-Preservation

Source: Staving Off the Competition: A Lesson in Self-Preservation

Google Home Services:The Expansion is (Finally) Here – Keyword Connects | ProSales Online

August 31st, 2017

After three years of testing Google Home Services is expanding

Source: Google Home Services:The Expansion is (Finally) Here – Keyword Connects | ProSales Online

Canadian Firm Aims to Be the Uber of LBM | ProSales Online | Delivering and Servicing Sales, Technology, Jobsite Technology, Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN, GoFor, Ontario

August 28th, 2017

GoFor is making it easier for contractors to get small and medium-sized orders to job sites

Source: Canadian Firm Aims to Be the Uber of LBM | ProSales Online | Delivering and Servicing Sales, Technology, Jobsite Technology, Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN, GoFor, Ontario

Roofr wants to use satellite imagery to disrupt the roofing industry | ProSales Online

August 28th, 2017

Canadian-based startup uses satellite imagery software to analyze your roof

Source: Roofr wants to use satellite imagery to disrupt the roofing industry | ProSales Online

A VC’s Outlook on Surviving the Changing Times of Retail

August 25th, 2017

In this video, Scott Friend gives his take on the top retail trends, technologies and what brands should do to survive the current retail tides.

Source: A VC’s Outlook on Surviving the Changing Times of Retail

Majority of Americans Believe Current Home Prices Are Unsustainable | ProSales Online

August 14th, 2017

According to ValueInsured survey, 57% of American homeowners surveyed believe that homes in their area are overvalued

Source: Majority of Americans Believe Current Home Prices Are Unsustainable | ProSales Online

The Idea of the ‘Digital Native’ Is a Total Myth, Science Says | Inc.com

August 3rd, 2017

Source: The Idea of the ‘Digital Native’ Is a Total Myth, Science Says | Inc.com

Home Depot Partners With Interior Designers Laurel & Wolf | ProSales Online | Interior Designer, Distributors, Home Depot

August 2nd, 2017

Partnership allows shoppers to connect with pro designers, installers

Source: Home Depot Partners With Interior Designers Laurel & Wolf | ProSales Online | Interior Designer, Distributors, Home Depot

Your Customers Still Want to Talk to a Human Being

July 31st, 2017

Source: Your Customers Still Want to Talk to a Human Being

Inventors Seek to Launch Commodities-Style Online Way to Buy, Sell Lumber | ProSales Online | Technology, Internet, Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI, LumberXchange

July 27th, 2017

LumberXchange seeks funding in advance of spring 2018 launch

Source: Inventors Seek to Launch Commodities-Style Online Way to Buy, Sell Lumber | ProSales Online | Technology, Internet, Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI, LumberXchange

Masonite Explains Its New Online Venture | ProSales Online | Technology, Internet, Masonite, Florida

July 24th, 2017

‘Beta Test’ of online door service aims to generate new sales opportunities

Source: Masonite Explains Its New Online Venture | ProSales Online | Technology, Internet, Masonite, Florida

Amazon Prime Day signaled growth ordering potential – Business Insider

July 12th, 2017

With the Echo Dot taking the crown as the best-selling item on Amazon’s Prime Day, Americans are making huge changes when it comes to how they shop.

Source: Amazon Prime Day signaled growth ordering potential – Business Insider

New Homeowners Spend an Average of $10K on Improvements

July 7th, 2017

Source: New Homeowners Spend an Average of $10K on Improvements