• The 2013 Made-the-USA Report

    The HCN Made-in-USA digital report looks at domestic manufacturing from a variety of vantage points.
  • The Top 100 delivers growth

    Two-step distribution is riding a housing recovery for both LBM and hardware. Sales gains and growth were the major themes of the HCN Top 300 Retailer and Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboards released earlier this year.
  • The 2014 Retail Store of the Year

    Chain Store Age celebrates the winners of its 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition, which recognizes the best in retail and restaurant design from around the world, as well as achievements in sustainability and in-store digital innovation.
  • Financial services report: LBM Extra

    A financial partner to help you manage your in-house credit program will get you the cash flow you need to grow. Download the three-part report below.
  • Sponsored content: The 2014 Orgill Special Report

    Orgill customers include home centers, lumberyards, hardware stores, and farm and ranch businesses. They operate throughout the U.S. and Canada, in rural markets and urban settings.
  • The 2014 Made-in-the-USA Report

    Three little words can have huge emotional power. Case in point: “Made in America.”
  • The 2015 Made-in-USA Report

    As the industry marches to the drumbeat of slowly improving economic data and the housing market recovery, the Made-in-USA movement marches alongside.
  • The 2013 HCN Top 300 Industry Scoreboard

    No matter how you slice them, the numbers of the HCN Top 300 Industry Scoreboard reflect the rising housing market, increased spending on the home and an easy comparison with the previous year’s performance.
  • The 2013 Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboard

    Winning at chess requires careful management of countless moves and combinations of moves. It requires the ability to identify shifting competitive positions, to execute retreats where necessary and attacks when opportunity knocks. Most of all, it requires a vision.
  • The 2015 HBSDealer Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboard

    Sponsored by  Combined sales at the nation’s Top 200 dealers continued to rise with residential construction and the recovering U.S. economy. Hardware + Building Supply Dealer and our sponsor value your privacy. To view privacy policies click here:
  • The 2017 Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboard

    In business, you keep score with dollars. That’s the key metric in the Top 200 Pro Dealer Industry Scoreboard, produced by the research, reporting and estimates of HBSDealer editors.
  • A True Value Special Report

    Independence runs high at the Chicago-based hardware distributor. Here’s how True Value Company positions itself as “Future Ready.” Download
  • The 2019 Industry Scoreboard: 'The Top 300'

    It all adds up to $323,401,287,972. That’s the total estimate of the combined sales of the 300 companies on the HBSDealer Top 300 Industry Scoreboard.
  • 2019 WCLBMA Government Affairs Report

    The 2019 CA legislative session closed at midnight on September 14