Sales at Building Material Stores Slid 1.2% in July

Washington, DC, August 26, 2021-Sales at building materials stores registered a 1.2% monthly decline in July to $39 billion, reports the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

“This is the fourth consecutive month of falling sales for the category. Total sales for 2021 so far are still pacing 8% ahead of last year’s $35+ billion-but they still lag overall retail sales, which are 16% higher, year-over-year.”