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

Just published! 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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This Construction Supply 150 Tells What Happened to Dealers in 2022

Webb Analytics expects by early May to publish its next Construction Supply 150, reporting what happened to dealers in 2023.

Meanwhile, you're invited to download the 2023 Construction Supply 150, which reveals and analyzes how much America’s key lumber and building material operations changed in 2022 This 58-page PDF covers 150 LBM dealers, home centers, and hardware chains that in 2022 took in close to $410 billion in the U.S. plus another $21 billion in Canada and Mexico. It also shows how segments of the 150 grew at far different rates they did the previous year. No other publicly available report tells you so much. And it's free!

The report begins with a ranking of the 150 dealers that includes their location, company type, and both revenues and number of facilities for 2022 and 2021. But that's just the start. You also get:

  • 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.

  • NEW: The impact of credit cards on dealers' revenues.

  • NEW: Hiring practices involving criminal records, work at home, and marijuana.

The Construction Supply 150 Is Sponsored by:

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.


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.

Hire Webb as a Speaker

Need a Speaker, Moderator, 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.

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, 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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