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Lumber Distributor Spahn & Rose Acquires Building Materials Store

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Spahn & Rose Lumber Co., a lumber distributor based in Dubuque, Iowa, has reached an agreement to purchase Moeller & Walter, a full-service building design and materials store in Reinbeck, Iowa. Spahn & Rose will acquire Moeller & Walter’s real …

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Lowe’s Announces Financial Results for Q2 2019

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Big-box home improvement chain Lowe’s has announced its second-quarter 2019 financial results. In total, the company reported net earnings of $1.7 billion in the second quarter. This figure represents an 8 percent decrease over its second-quarter 2018 earnings of $1.86 …

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Understanding Lumber Prices

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David Logan, director of tax and trade policy analysis for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), answered questions from Hardware Retailing about lumber prices and other concerns in the homebuilding sector. Hardware Retailing (HR): Why are lumber prices lower …

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Home Depot Reports Q2 Financial Growth

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Big-box home improvement retailer Home Depot has released its second-quarter 2019 financial results, reporting second-quarter sales of $30.8 billion. This figure represents a 1.2 percent increase over the same period in 2018 and a 16.6 percent increase over the company’s …

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Building Steady Business in Texas

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Founded in 1944, Teague Lumber Co. in Fort Worth, Texas, has adapted through the decades to remain a central destination for lumber and hardware supplies. Now, the company is still family-owned and overseen by president and general manager Paul Teague, …

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Home Depot Reports Sales Growth for First Quarter

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The Home Depot has announced first-quarter 2019 sales of $26.4 billion, for a 5.7 percent sales increase above the same period in 2018, the company reports. Home Depot says comparable store sales in the U.S. for the quarter were up …

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Lumber Prices Rise After Hurricanes, Political Deadlock

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Recent hurricanes in the southern U.S. and an ongoing political deadlock between the U.S. and Canadian governments threaten to raise the prices of softwood lumber, reports Canadian newspaper The National Post. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Commerce claimed …

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