Concise "Market-in-a-Minute" Outlook
2 Month Price Forecast
Economic Analysis
Trends in flooring, cabinets and more


Published since 2005, The Hardwood Leader is a unique concept in hardwood market analysis and reporting. Designed for executives, it is the industry's only forward-looking publication. The Hardwood Leader's monthly economic and industry forecasts will improve your business planning and decision making.
The Hardwood Leader is delivered in PDF format to your email inbox around the 15th of every month, within minutes of its final writing and editing. Each issue's forecasts are based on the very latest market information, import/export data and economic statistics from energy prices to housing markets. Forecasts include specific 2-month price outlooks for key hardwood items and more general price indices to give you a better overall feel for where the market is headed. Rotating spotlights feature trends in flooring, furniture, cabinets and more. We hold ourselves accountable with a monthly scorecard of our forecasting performance—something few forecasters are willing to do.