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It's Here! LBM's Biggest Report on How Dealers Changed in 2023 

You're invited to download the 2024 Construction Supply 150, your deepest, most data-rich guide to how America’s key lumber and building material operations changed in 2023 This 61-page PDF covers 150 LBM dealers, home centers, and hardware chains that in 2023 took in close to $382 billion in the U.S. plus another $16 billion in Canada and Mexico. That's a decline from 2023, and we explain why.


The CS 150 also shows how segments of the 150 grew at far different rates than they did the previous year. Plus:

  • Extensive rankings and details on five CS150 subgroups: lumberyards with manufacturing, lumberyards without manufacturing, specialty dealers, home centers/hardware stores, and lumber-centric manufacturing dealers.

  • Exclusive data on value-added products, IT plans, e-commerce and customers.

  • The impact of credit card precessing fees on dealers' revenues.

  • NEW: How old are LBM workers?

  • Exclusive data on dealers' manufacturing and installation activities.

Best of all, it's free! Just click this link, tell us about yourself, and download it all.​

The Construction Supply 150 Is Sponsored by:

See How Construction Supply Grew Via M&A, Greenfield Stores in '23

Webb Analytics' Deals Report takes a detailed look at all of LBM's openings, closures and acquisitions throughout 2023.

This 24-page PDF report includes :

  • A breakdown of the types of facilities acquired.

  • Counts of how many deals involved lumberyards, component manufacturers, roofing-siding-exteriors stores, landscaping outlets, and drywall sellers.

  • The biggest single deals and dealmakers.

  • Special looks at Builders FirstSource, US LBM, Beacon, ABC Supply, Kodiak Building Partners, and SRS Distribution.

  • What types of greenfield facilities were opened.

  • The rundown state by state.

And it's all available for FREE, thanks to support from our sponsors: 

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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 those years, 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.

Hire Webb as a Speaker

Need a Speaker, Moderator, or Webinar Host? Hire Craig.

Webb combines up-to-the-minute data, veteran insights, and a light touch to create presentations that are as memorable as they are informative. Every speech is customized to the audience's needs and interests.  Contact him to put Webb on the agenda for your next meeting.


“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, VP, Nation's Best Holdings


"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, BLD (formerly 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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