Lumber retailer adapts focus to remain viable

LOYAL CUSTOMER: Donna Brodeur, left, owner of the Olde Primitive Crow and a regular customer of Pepin Lumber, talks with Jeanne Pepin Budnick, Pepin Lumber co-owner. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
LOYAL CUSTOMER: Donna Brodeur, left, owner of the Olde Primitive Crow and a regular customer of Pepin Lumber, talks with Jeanne Pepin Budnick, Pepin Lumber co-owner. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
The story of this family-owned lumber business begins with cows, or the lack of them. In the mid-1940s, the father-and-son business begun by Camille H. Pepin and his son, Camille E. Pepin, sold cows to the farmers who then populated the rural area around Woonsocket. Until they made a regular trip to the Quebec province…

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