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BuildDirect Appoints Jay Allen as General Manager

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BuildDirect Logo - Retail Lumber Yard Technologies Inc. (“BuildDirect” or the “Company”), a leading omnichannel building material retailer, is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Jay Allen as General Manager.

With deep experience in the apparel, home goods and flooring sectors, Mr. Allen has helped build online experiences for various companies including Cutter & Buck, Starbucks, STAINMASTER, Lowe’s and other online businesses over the last 25 years. His experience includes direct-to-consumer home goods sales as well as direct to the trade digital solutions. Mr. Allen also brings experience in growing early-stage companies to maturity and has established a proven track record of scaling multiple e-commerce businesses to reach profitability. He will draw from his expertise to help improve the operational efficiency of BuildDirect’s digital platform.

“We are pleased to add Jay Allen to our management team as he brings forth valuable expertise in scaling up e-commerce and digital businesses,” said Shawn Wilson, CEO of BuildDirect. “Mr. Allen has worked with different home goods and flooring companies at various stages, ranging from startups to multi-billion dollar companies. Overall, he will play an integral part in our strategy to unlock operational synergies for our e-commerce platform.”

About BuildDirect

BuildDirect (TSXV: BILD) is a leading omnichannel building material retailer. BuildDirect connects North American home improvement B2B and B2C organizations, and homeowners with quality building materials and services through its robust global supply chain network. BuildDirect’s growth trajectory, strong product offering, and proprietary heavyweight delivery network are delivering value today, solidifying its position as an innovative player in the home improvement industry. For more information, visit

Source: Technologies Inc.