Sexton Press Releases

Sexton Group Expands their Presence in Ontario: KOTT Joins the Group

WINNIPEG, MB, July 3,2018 – Steve Buckle, President, is pleased to announce that KOTT (www.kottgroup.com) has joined the Sexton Group.  With locations in Toronto, Ottawa and Cobourg, KOTT is well positioned to service a large segment of the Ontario marketplace. Specializing in lumber & ...READ MORE

Sexton Group is pleased to announce the following New Member in Ontario.

  New Sexton Member: REP Windows and Doors   REP Windows & Doors, located in Kingston Ontario since 1992, offers a wide range of quality Canadian made products, backed by exceptional service and fair pricing. REP prides themselves on meeting each customer’s unique needs ...READ MORE

Tom Bell Joins The Sexton Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Palmer, Sexton Group Phone: (204) 694-0269 Email: palmer@sextongroup.com Bringing 30 years of experience to the team   WINNIPEG, MB, June 12,2018 – Steve Buckle, President, is pleased to announce that Tom Bell has joined the Sexton Group in Winnipeg, ...READ MORE

New Developments in the Ontario Market

Sexton Group is pleased to announce the following developments in the Ontario Market. NEW SEXTON MEMBERS   Tarpin Lumber and Truss, one of Ontario’s largest family owned Building Supply companies recently joined Sexton Group.  Owned and operated by Dave Pratt and the Pratt family ...READ MORE

Sexton Group is please to announce the following New Members in Ontario.

New Sexton Members: Royal Homes: In 1971 Royal Homes was founded and revolutionized the local building industry by blending traditional craftsmanship with modern technology to produce high quality custom homes that were built better and faster than outdoor-built homes. Right from the beginning, a strong ...READ MORE

I don’t think an independent dealer could survive here without the help of a good buying group. That’s why we chose Sexton.

My partners and I took over this dealership nine years ago, but I’ve been involved in the building supply business for more than 35 years. This market has grown incredibly since I got my start, and I’ve seen the business change as retailers and ...READ MORE

In a market like ours, we have to purchase product at the best possible price or we won’t be competitive.

The oil industry affects everything in Alberta, and the downturn in oil prices in the last few years has had a huge impact on the housing market in Edmonton. Competition is fierce and margins are always under pressure, so it is essential for us ...READ MORE

Sexton does the ground work for us in building relationships and opening doors with new suppliers.

I’ve been in the building supply business for over 40 years now, 13 of those as a contractor specialist dealer, so I’ve seen the business change over time. There’s no doubt that consolidation within the industry has cut down on the number of product ...READ MORE

Keeping Group Buying Costs Down for Its Members

By James Careless It just makes good economic sense for independent and small chain LBM retailers to join a buying group. The reason is that there is power in numbers; specifically the power of purchasing volume. By combining your store’s purchasing orders with those ...READ MORE

Sexton Group Office Move

This August, Sexton Group moved its offices to a more spacious environment.  We are now located at 1345 Kenaston Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2P2. The new office is an open concept with no private offices.  “We are a collaborative group and the open office ...READ MORE