La Grange, GA, November 23, 2021—The Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI), the trade association representing the interests of 22 member resilient flooring manufacturers, gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona, for its two-day annual board of directors meeting, October 26 to 27.
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New York, NY, November 23, 2021—European businesses are seeing some easing in the delays they face getting hold of parts and raw materials, but supply-chain blockages pushed their costs higher, driving them to raise prices at record pace and fueling inflationary pressures, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Washington, DC, November 23, 2021— The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its 2021 Resiliency Report.
Washington, DC, November 23, 2021—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) board of directors has selected Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, as the next AIA executive vice president/chief executive officer, effective January 31, 2022.
Hanover, DE, November 22, 2021—Domotex will not take place in January 2022, according to Deutsche Messe AG, organizer of the show.
Vancouver, BC, November 22, 2021-BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc. has acquired Michigan-based full-service flooring retailer Superb Flooring & Design for a total purchase price of $10 million.
Washington, DC, November 22, 2021—Total existing-home sales rose 0.8% from September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.34 million in October, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales fell 5.8% from a year ago (6.73 million in October 2020).
Washington, DC, November 22, 2021—Only 16 states and the District of Columbia have added construction jobs since just before the start of the pandemic in February 2020, according to a new analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America.
New York, NY, November 22, 2021—"Housing lenders, developers and advocates think they have found a winning formula by building homes in factories that look like site-built homes but cost less. More developments like the one in Seguin [Texas] could help alleviate America’s housing-affordability crisis, they say,” reports the Wall Street Journal.
New York, NY, November 19, 2021-Stump, a furniture industry analyst, attended the 2021 BDNY show in New York at the Javits Center and reported the following key topics of conversation as it spoke with hospitality industry CEOs: