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Copeland Furniture Weighs In on Obamacare Delay

By Bill Esler Posted: 02/12/2014 9:03PM

Tim Copeland at Copeland Furniture, a 95-employee manufacturer in Bradford, VT, says this week's delay in Obamacare "is delaying the ultimate for another 12 months." Companies his size were given a one year reprieve on having to insure employees, but Copeland already does.


Construction Job Growth Shows Housing Leading Recovery

By Bill Esler Posted: 02/09/2014 10:21AM

Construction jobs spiked in January, explaining strong attendance at the 2014 Builders and KBIS Shows. A Feb. 7 report shows 48,000 jobs were created in residential building last month. These cabinetry, flooring, hardware and millwork items from the show reflect that recovery.


Lumber Liquidators Foundation Builds for Future

By Bill Esler Posted: 01/25/2014 12:14PM

Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL) sees lasting impact on ongoing support for No Barriers USA, and sees parallels in investing in hardwood flooring.


What's Made Out of Wood? Shoe Parts and Lots More

By Bill Esler Posted: 01/12/2014 10:59AM

Wooden heels: I thought it would be interesting to learn about how they are manufactured, and who's producing them. And that lead to the list - of the list of lists - of all things wood. Let's add it to the 2014 Wood Industry Almanac channel.




Forecast 2014: Wood Industry Watch List

By Bill Esler Posted: 01/02/2014 7:23PM

As WoodworkingNetwork editors covered the wood manufacturing industry in 2013, we uncovered the leads for what will be the big stories in 2014.


Christmas Trees: New Species Enter the Market

By Bill Esler Posted: 12/22/2013 8:17PM

In the live Christmas tree business, sales are flat at $1 billion, as artificial trees continue inroads. Growers pushed pricier non-native species to offset a 20% decline in unit sales.


In Support of Lumber Liquidators

By Bill Esler Posted: 12/11/2013 11:10AM

Wood flooring firm Lumber Liquidators dominates its market, and has a high flying stock. Its sourcing model makes it vulnerable to supplier misdeeds, and it's been made, unfairly, a whipping boy.


The Money Behind the Woodworking Industry

By Bill Esler Posted: 12/06/2013 5:22AM

Another sign of the woodworking industry business promise: equity investors have moved into the field.


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