January 30, 2015

 

Federal Way, Washington-based Weyerhaeuser Company reported fourth-quarter net earnings of $166 million, up from $43 million in the same quarter last year.

January 29, 2015

Phil Garuccio will oversee more than 65 stores, one component manufacturing plant, three Engineered Wood Product (EWP) hubs, 11 Kitchen and Bath Design Centers, and then some.

January 29, 2015

AVM Industries, Inc. has entered into a new distribution deal in the Western region with ABC Supply Co.

January 29, 2015

Cascade, Iowa-based Cascade Mfg Co has expanded with the opening of a new cold-formed steel truss production facility in Tyler, Texas.

January 29, 2015

Stocks enjoyed a general boost on Thursday, but Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Stanley (SWK) and Tractor Supply (TSCO) were all up following the release of their quarterly earnings reports.

January 29, 2015

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, a roofing and solar company based in Fremont, California, has promoted Wendi Zubillaga to builder group president.

January 29, 2015

The new brand combines the traditions of both PPG Pittsburgh Paints and DEVOE Paint, building on an existing history of what PPG describes as "quality, durability and performance to contractors, professional painters and homeowners."

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee on Thursday urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.

January 29, 2015

Armstrong Flooring will be one of 37 brands mentioned in a 60-second Superbowl ad this Sunday, and that's sort of the whole point.

January 28, 2015

Three branches of building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. moved into new facilities in recent weeks, the company said

January 28, 2015

Sioux City-based farm and ranch retailer Bomgaars Supply has stepped in to acquire several retail locations from the now defunct ALCO Stores, Inc.

January 28, 2015

Recommended reading from around the web includes a profile on 84 Lumber, an expansion for S.W. Collins and an indictment for barn-wood thieves.

 

January 28, 2015

Stocks were seeking shelter from the cold on Tuesday as Juno pummeled the Northeast, though Central Garden & Pet (CENT) felt the weather most acutely.

January 28, 2015

HBSDealer stocks painted a red -- not rosy -- picture on Wednesday, with Eagle Materials (EXP), Sears Holdings (SHLD) and Trex (TREX) seeing the biggest decreases.

January 28, 2015

Marion, Iowa-based Legacy Manufacturing Company, a supplier of lubrication equipment and hose products, has promoted Corbin Mollman to regional sales manager.

Mollman has been serving in his new role as of Jan. 1, in which he is now responsible for all market segments and channels select U.S. and Canadian regions.

Prior to his time at Legacy, Mollman worked in the operations and commercial systems divisions of Rockwell Collins, Inc., where he managed cross-functional teams and led corrective action projects.

January 28, 2015

Mirka Abrasives is extending its June 2014 recall of its compact electric random orbital sanders. The recall now affects models sold via various distributors, retailers and e-commerce sites from March 2014 to November 2014.

January 28, 2015

A pet food drive organized by Rocky's Ace Hardware generated 13,402 pounds, along with an estimated $5,500 worth of non-food items.

 
January 28, 2015

In its latest round of cost cutting, Sears Holdings has issued a layoff of 115 of its corporate employees, according to Crain's Chicago Business.

January 28, 2015

Tractor Supply pulled off double-digit sales growth for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 27, 2014, a picture that CEO Greg Sandfort attributed to balanced progress.

January 28, 2015

Winter storm Juno effectively shut down businesses in New England on Tuesday, but anticipation of the storm generated major sales on Monday.

January 27, 2015

Mansfield Plumbing is tipping its hat to one of its longest-standing employees. Ron Kline will celebrate his 50th work anniversary on Jan. 30, during which he has maintained a perfect attendance record.

January 27, 2015

Consumer confidence steamrolled ahead in January to its highest level since 2007, breaking 100 to its current standing at 102.9.

January 27, 2015

Speaking here at the International Builders’ Show during a press conference on housing starts, Nationwide Insurance Chief Economist David Berson made himself clear on the issue of declining gas prices.

 
January 27, 2015

Empire Today -- more commonly known as Empire Carpet -- has officially moved into the brick-and-mortar retail arena with the launch of its first-ever retail stores in Washington, D.C. and Long Island.