August 31, 2011

I’ve been in the home improvement industry for 25 years, and I cannot remember a time with so much divergent information on where we stand and where we are heading. 

August 29, 2011

The two-day HIRI Home Improvement Industry Summit to be held Oct. 19 to 20 in Chicago at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, will kick off with a presentation examining economic turmoil and a view from Wall Street.

Josh Rosenbaum, managing director – global industrial group for UBS, will offer thoughts on the direction of the economy, the possibility of another recession, the mood on Wall Street and the unemployment situation. The presentation will address the hottest issues facing the economy and the industry from a Wall Street perspective.

April 13, 2011

TimberWest Forest Corp., Western Canada's largest private timber and land management company, has entered into a purchase agreement with two Canadian pension funds, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board.

February 28, 2011

The Founder of Rent-a-Husband has agreed to pay $2 million to settle criminal charges that claimed he duped investors in his home-repair business, according to an article in The Independent and other media outlets. 

February 28, 2011

Winchester, Va.-based Trex Co. reported net sales for the fourth quarter of 2010 totaled $75.3 million, up 47% from net sales of $51.2 million for the 2009 fourth quarter. 

The wood-alternative decking and railing manufacturer reported a net loss of $0.5 million in the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010, compared with a net loss of $0.3 million in the 2009 period. 

October 20, 2010

Chicago-based USG Corp., parent company of North American Gypsum and owner of the Sheetrock brand,...

October 11, 2010

Barbara Alexander serves as a director of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings and Qualcomm Inc....

August 24, 2008

Two of the industry’s largest pro dealers reported losses for their second fiscal quarters, and...

March 30, 2008

The company, which has been plagued with 16 consecutive quarters of financial losses, has maintained...

December 20, 2007

Builders FirstSource will retain its former president and chief operating officer as a consultant after...

October 9, 2007

According to a preliminary report by the International Council of Shopping Centers, September sales at...

September 30, 2007

The scandal led to the ousting of several of the company’s top executives, including then-CEO...

September 18, 2007

The three-day event is marked by general and breakout sessions and the ProDealer of the...

August 16, 2007

Armando Codina, 60, is president and CEO of Flagler Development Group, a Florida-based commercial real...