Now 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!

Take Part in Construction Supply's Next Great Benchmark

The LBM industry ought to know a lot more about itself than it currently does. You can help make that happen by joining in the creation of a comprehensive and illuminating new benchmark: The Construction Supply 150 list of America's biggest building material suppliers.


Powered by a Webb Analytics survey and additional research, the Construction Supply 150 begins with a list of the 150 biggest companies that sell building materials to the nation's contractors and homeowners. But it will go far beyond that by breaking down the numbers to show the size and scale of the LBM's industry's subsegments, as well by revealing important metrics that show how the industry is performing. 

All pro-oriented construction supply dealers, home centers, and hardware stores are invited. Click here to see the questions in advance so you'll be able to collect all you need in advance. Then go here and answer 15 minutes' worth of questions. The deadline to enter is April 1.


Want to help sponsor production of the Construction Supply 150? To see a prospectus, contact Craig Webb.


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Webb Analytics is the consulting firm created by Craig Webb, the longtime editor of ProSales and Remodeling magazines, that's dedicated to helping construction supply insiders and investors make better strategic and tactical decisions. Its key offerings include custom research, custom content, strategic consulting, data and analysis, and business development services. Let's get started on solving your problems. Contact us using the message block below.


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 or call 202.374.2068.

“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




"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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