Charlotte, NC, September 22, 2023—"A recent spike in crude oil is raising diesel prices and, if sustained, could lead to raw material inflation,” reports Truist.
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New York, NY, September 22, 2023—"The pandemic-driven hiring frenzy is ending,” reports the Wall Street Journal.
High Point, NC, September 22, 2023—"The aftermath of the pandemic has ushered in a remarkable resurgence in brick-and-mortar retail, breathing new life into physical stores and reigniting in-person shopping,” reports Furniture Today.
Riverside, CA, September 22, 2023—Donald Karlin Sr., 90, died September 16.
Las Vegas, September 21, 2023-Live Ventures Incorporated, a diversified holding company, announced that its subsidiary Marquis Industries has acquired the Harris Flooring Group brands from Q.E.P. Co., a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of a broad range of flooring and installation solutions for commercial and home improvement projects.
Orlando, FL, September 21, 2023—The Certified Flooring Installers’ (CFI) annual meeting began September 20 in Orlando, Florida at the Rose Shingle Creek, ending September 22.
Washington, DC, September 21, 2023—Total existing-home slid 0.7% from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.04 million in August, according to the National Association of Realtors. Year-over-year, sales fell 15.3% (down from 4.77 million in August 2022).
Atlanta, GA, September 21, 2023-The Home Depot recognized innovations in home improvement that make tackling projects easier and more efficient for the Pro and DIYer at its annual 2023 Innovation Awards.
Cleveland, OH, September 21, 2023—Sherwin-Williams has named Upward (SW 6239) its 2024 Color of the Year.
Washington, DC, September 21, 2023-In the week ending September 16, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 201,000, a decrease of 20,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to the Department of Labor.