Now Available: LBM's
Next Great Benchmark
The newly released inaugural edition of the Construction Supply 150 begins with a list ranking 150 lumberyards, specialty dealers, home centers, and hardware store chains that together make more than 80% of the building materials sales at all such stores nationwide. Then it dives deeper.
This 40-page report breaks down the numbers to show the size and scale of the LBM's industry's subsegments, as well reveal important metrics that show how the industry has been performing amid the COVID pandemic and housing's surge. You'll see how sales differed in 2020 by company type, how many dealers manufacture components and install products, which types of software companies will buy next, what percentage of women and minorities work at LBM operations, and what dealers think about job prospects who use marijuana.
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Coming in Early 2022
The Construction Supply 150 Conference will focus uniquely on the needs and concerns of America's multi-branch, multi-faceted construction supply companies. It provides the opportunity for LBM executives to share ideas and gather inspiration from fellow dealers who live in their world. And it will be led by Craig Webb, renowned for how he organizes and manages LBM events.
This event will take place in early 2022, most likely in a Southern city. Details on time and place are coming soon. Stay tuned!
Also Available: Webb Analytics' 2020 Deals Report
More than 700 LBM operations were acquired, involved in mergers, opened as new yards or closed entirely in 2020. Now, in this new report from Webb Analytics, you can learn:
* How 2020's action compared with the previous two years.
* Which companies made the most deals and opened the most greenfield yards.
* How many facilities were affected in every state.
* Where BFS and US LBM have locations as of Jan. 1.
And it's all available for free, thanks to sponsorship support from Building Industry Partners. Download it today!
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About Craig Webb
Craig Webb formed Webb Analytics in September 2018 after spending a dozen years as editor-in-chief of ProSales, where he won numerous national writing and editing awards, visited dealers in 49 states, and won renown for his speeches and webinars to groups across the U.S. as well as Japan and Canada. For five of thos year, Webb also led Remodeling, a publication for professional remodelers across the U.S. known for its Cost vs. Value report.
Prior to joining ProSales, Webb worked as an editor and reporter at The Wall Street Journal in Brussels and New York. He served as chief economics reporter for United Press International, covered Congress and the White House for McGraw-Hill, was international trade editor at the Journal of Commerce, and other organizations in newsrooms from Indiana to Italy.
Webb Analytics expands on one of Craig’s greatest talents: Making connections. Whether it’s by spotting a technique employed far away that can help a local company prosper, finding a minority investor or a way to sell the firm, or locating talent that could help fill a dealer’s need, Craig can provide the crucial first ingredient for success.
Need a Speaker or Webinar Host? Hire Craig.
Craig Webb brings humor, insights and up-to-the-moment news through his speeches to construction supply companies across the U.S. Whether it's by detailing key issues over the next 18 months or providing the 50 best ideas he's seen from his latest coast-to-coast travels, Webb's presentations always include the freshest, most relevant content. He never gives the same speech twice, and the funny videos and multimedia style he employs sets him apart. It's no wonder that he regularly wins top audience ratings.
To book Craig, go to email@example.com or call 202.374.2068.
“I’ve always thought of Craig as one of the best sources of insight and information for our industry. We’ve trusted him as a speaker and organizer for many years and are looking forward to the upcoming conference.”--L.T. Gibson, President & CEO, US LBM
“Any conference led by Craig Webb will be worth the price of admission. You will return to your team with so many practical and applicable lessons related to everything from sales, to operations, to marketing, and beyond. Treat yourself and your team by joining Craig at the next industry event he leads.”--Greg Smith, President, Gulf & Basco
"Craig Webb is a practiced expert on building products distribution. He has spent more than two decades researching and reporting on industry activities and events. In addition to being a reporter and insightful
writer, Webb is an outstanding presenter mixing compelling points with humor and poignant graphics to keep his audience both educated and entertained. --Paul Hylbert, Board Chairman, Kodiak Building Partners
"Craig’s study of and interest in the people and stories of our industry is long, deep, and wide. His expertise and passion accrues to all his conference attendees through his intentional introductions between participants and specific questions during sessions. Even before attending, Craig lets me know who I should be sure to meet and why, and when I’m there, he makes it his work to ensure I and each participant finds these connections and leaves with deeper connections. He can do this because his memory about us and our companies is keen and his respect is obvious. Make a point to sit next to Craig at dinner, and he’ll ensure the conversation moves past pleasantries and into experiences to learn from today and connections for the future. All conferences have sponsors, but few have true hosts. Craig is a host."--Meagan McCoy Jones, president & COO, McCoy's Building Supply
“We have had the pleasure of working with Craig on a number of levels a presenter, facilitator and moderator. Craig’s vast knowledge of the LBM industry as a whole, his forward-thinking approach to where the industry has come from and might be heading, and his skills in the marketing/PR sector of the industry make him a great addition to the LBM speakers/consulting arena! Our members have left Craig’s presentations fulfilled and wanting more. They have also left with practical strategies and knowledge that can immediately be returned to the business and used almost instantaneously.”--Cody Nuernberg, president, Northwestern Lumber Association
“I have attended many of the building material events that Craig Webb has been involved in. His industry knowledge, along with his ability to present to others, have created meetings that are informative and fun. I have never been disappointed.”--Chuck Pool, Co-Owner, Main Street Lumber
"Always insightful, educational, and often very entertaining, Craig provides a unique perspective in the LBM industry. One of things that I enjoy most about his speakerships is his ability to expand my thought process and perhaps challenge my perspective. Craig has spoken on many occasions to both my association as well as other affinity associations, and is always a popular and well-sought-after speaker. His unique perspective on the rapidly changing industry trends is an invaluable resource. His integrity and commitment to making a difference in our industry is apparent in all that he does, and I highly recommend Craig’s presentations and speakership abilities – it will certainly benefit your organization."---Dena Cordova Jack, former EVP, Mountain States Lumber & Building Material Dealers Association
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