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March 30, 2012

Channel analysis

It’s been up and down three years for chain saw sales, which rose dramatically in the 12 months ended February 2012, according to consumer research from The NPD Group. The category saw a 15.9% gain in dollar volume, bringing it about even with sales levels two years ago. Specialty stores are steadily gaining market share, but everyone trails the warehouse home centers.

November 4, 2011

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Nov. 4, 2011

October 31, 2011

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Oct. 28, 2011

*Western - regional species perimeter foundation; Southern - regional species slab construction.

Crow's Market Recap -- A condensed recap of the market conditions for the major North American softwood lumber and panel products as reported in Crow's Weekly Market Report.

October 3, 2011

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Sept. 30, 2011

September 19, 2011

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Sept. 16, 2011

June 24, 2011

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for June 24, 2011

June 10, 2011

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for June 10, 2011

June 7, 2011

“Buy from the merchants who are your next-door neighbors. They are the folks who go to church with you, buy from other local firms and keep the money flowing within the community. Your local independent retailer is a longtime resident of the area who actively participates in and generously supports the community.”


That passage was written by a retail store owner, who worried about large competitors encroaching on his turf. The year wasn’t 2011, 2001 or even 1991. 


June 3, 2011

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for June 3, 2011

February 4, 2011

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Feb. 4, 2011 

*Western - regional species perimeter foundation; Southern - regional species slab construction. 

January 18, 2011

Germany-based Stihl Group has opened a new facility in Chakan, Pune, India, according to the Business Standard.

According to the article, the new facility will include a warehouse, administrative block, a training center, engine testing and a service facility.

January 14, 2011

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Jan. 14, 2011 

December 5, 2010

Thieves made off with $17,000 worth of merchandise, and caused about $1,000 worth of damage...

September 26, 2010

This week, Billings, Mont.-based Billings Hardware is helping its customers prep for fall, with deals...

October 1, 2008

The Lumber Association of California and Nevada (LACN) executive director Ken Dunham has been named...

September 25, 2008

The company will also cease operations at the end of October in Cochrane, Ontario, for...

August 4, 2008

Existing John Deere branded handheld power equipment will soon be substituted with Stihl brand products...

June 9, 2008

The company will curtail selected timber harvesting operations on Vancouver Island, the Queen Charlotte Islands...

April 10, 2008

The company pointed to “falling demand and poor pricing for softwood lumber with no indications...

February 13, 2008

The company said it will sell the Fort St. James sawmill to the Sinar Mas...

January 15, 2008

The Vancouver-based company said the charges included $90 million related to its lumber segment, $141...

December 6, 2007

188 employees will be laid off....

December 6, 2007

188 employees will be laid off....

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