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U.S. Home Sales Up 43.2% from August 2019

U.S. sales of new single-family homes in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million increasing 4.8% from July and 43.2% higher than the comparable month last year. The seasonally adjusted estimate of new homes for sale at the end of August was 282,000, representing a 3.3-month supply at the current sales

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Roseburg Hires New Strategic Marketing Manager

Roseburg, Springfield, OR, has hired Kara Herron as Strategic Marketing Manager.   Herron will be located at Roseburg’s Eastern regional office outside of Atlanta, GA and closely aligned with the newly-formed strategic business management team. Herron was most recently the Brand Marketing Leader for Mimaki USA, a wide-format digital printer manufacturer. See Roseburg

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Stevens Industries Names New Business Manager

Stevens Industries, Teutopolis, IL, has named Tom Fanta as Business Manager for the company’s Tot Mate, I.D.SYSTEMS and ProMed furniture divisions. Fanta was previously Vice President of Sales and New Business Development at Children’s Factory LLC. See Stevens Industries

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Interior Design Billings Post Mixed Results in July

The Interior Design Billings Index (IDBI), derived from a survey of the American Society of Interior Design (ASID) member-owned firms, rose 2.9 points from June to 51.1 in July, indicating continuing recovery from previous COVID-19-related declines. Any score over 50 indicates growth. Indexes for all geographic regions grew in July, but all regions remained in

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Canadian Manufacturing Higher in July

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in July were $2.6 billion (CAD), increasing 4.2% from June and up 9.3% from the comparable month last year. Furniture and related products rose 10.9% to $1.02 million from June but were 5.0% lower than July 2019. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries increased 7.0% from June to $53.1

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U.S. Furniture and Retail Sales Increase in August

Seasonally adjusted advance estimates of furniture and home furnishing retail sales rose 2.1% from July to $10.23 billion in August and were up 3.8% over the comparable month in 2019. Building material and garden equipment and supplies sales improved to a seasonally adjusted estimate of $37.3 billion, an increase of 2.0% from July, and were

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U.S. Home Sales Up 43.2% from August 2019

U.S. sales of new single-family homes in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million increasing 4.8% from July and 43.2% higher than the comparable month last year. The seasonally adjusted estimate of new homes for sale at the end of August was 282,000, representing a 3.3-month supply at the current sales

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Roseburg Hires New Strategic Marketing Manager

Roseburg, Springfield, OR, has hired Kara Herron as Strategic Marketing Manager.   Herron will be located at Roseburg’s Eastern regional office outside of Atlanta, GA and closely aligned with the newly-formed strategic business management team. Herron was most recently the Brand Marketing Leader for Mimaki USA, a wide-format digital printer manufacturer. See Roseburg

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Stevens Industries Names New Business Manager

Stevens Industries, Teutopolis, IL, has named Tom Fanta as Business Manager for the company’s Tot Mate, I.D.SYSTEMS and ProMed furniture divisions. Fanta was previously Vice President of Sales and New Business Development at Children’s Factory LLC. See Stevens Industries

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Interior Design Billings Post Mixed Results in July

The Interior Design Billings Index (IDBI), derived from a survey of the American Society of Interior Design (ASID) member-owned firms, rose 2.9 points from June to 51.1 in July, indicating continuing recovery from previous COVID-19-related declines. Any score over 50 indicates growth. Indexes for all geographic regions grew in July, but all regions remained in

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Canadian Manufacturing Higher in July

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in July were $2.6 billion (CAD), increasing 4.2% from June and up 9.3% from the comparable month last year. Furniture and related products rose 10.9% to $1.02 million from June but were 5.0% lower than July 2019. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries increased 7.0% from June to $53.1

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U.S. Furniture and Retail Sales Increase in August

Seasonally adjusted advance estimates of furniture and home furnishing retail sales rose 2.1% from July to $10.23 billion in August and were up 3.8% over the comparable month in 2019. Building material and garden equipment and supplies sales improved to a seasonally adjusted estimate of $37.3 billion, an increase of 2.0% from July, and were

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