Real GDP increased 2.9 percent in the second quarter compared with an increase of 2.7 percent in the first.
Day: August 30, 2017
Acquisition expands company's presence in the southeast.
CEO: Distributor's $2.6 billion purchase of Allied Building Products "transformative."
The company was acquired from HD Supply in August.
But Sales History & Outlook Report shows sales rose in first quarter.
Annualized growth through July is 8.8 percent.