Ann Arbor, MI, August 12, 2022—Consumer sentiment rose 7.0% to 55.1, according to preliminary results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.
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Laguna Nigel, CA, August 12, 2022—Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional commercial flooring contractors, announced that Total Flooring Contractors, JGP Commercial Flooring, and Future Flooring Group have joined the network as new members.
Washington, DC August 12, 2022-Rising mortgage rates, high inflation, low existing inventory and elevated home prices contributed to housing affordability falling to its lowest point since the Great Recession in the second quarter of 2022.
Dalton, GA, August 12, 2022-The American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA) has donated $135,000 to Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) to support the college’s flooring industry programs.
Chicago, IL, August 12, 2022— This fall, NAFCD and NBMDA plan to host a wide range of subject-matter experts at the 2022 NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention.
Washington, DC, August 12, 2022— The U.S. Department of Commerce recently published its preliminary affirmative determination in its circumvention investigation into hardwood plywood made with Chinese core materials and assembled in Vietnam, reports the Decorative Hardwoods Association.
Washington, DC, August 12, 2022— U.S. import prices decreased 1.4% in July, after advancing 0.3% in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Washington, DC, August 11, 2022-The Producer Price Index for final demand fell 0.5% in July, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Nashville, TN, August 11, 2022-The main focus for CCA Global’s summer convention, which ended yesterday in Nashville, Tennessee, is the group’s Retail 2.0 initiative. In development since 2019 and piloted for the last 18 months, the new merchandising program will begin shipping in March to members who buy into the program, culminating in Q1 2024.
Eagan, MN, August 11, 2022-CI Flooring and Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services have entered into a partnership.