Washington, DC, August 15, 2018-Industrial production edged up 0.1% in July after rising at an average pace of 0.5% over the previous five months, according to the Federal Reserve.
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Washington, DC, August 15, 2018-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for July 2018 were $507.5 billion, an increase of 0.5% from the previous month, and 6.4% above July 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Washington, DC, August 15, 2018—Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
Irvine, CA, August 15, 2018-Nationally, 4.2% of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure) in May 2018, representing a 0.3 percentage point decline in the overall delinquency rate compared with May 2017, when it was 4.5%, according to CoreLogic’s Loan Performance Insights Report.
Conyers, GA, August 15, 2018-The German machine manufacturer G. Kraft Maschinenbau GmbH is proud to announce the foundation of the subsidiary Kraft Machines, Inc. in the United States. Kraft Machines started its North American operations in summer 2018 out of Conyers, Georgia.
Dallas, TX, August 15, 2018-The Daltile Statements Program has recently named Steve Chesin of Carpets N More as its Statements Dealer of the Year.
San Diego, CA, August 15, 2018-DuChâteau has named Tawnya Arteaga as its first director of talent and culture.
Mansfield, MA, August 15, 2018—The Belknap White Group will now be distributing Crossville Convergence glass tile collection throughout all of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and parts of upstate New York.
Washington, DC, August 14, 2018—The Small Business Optimism Index marked its second highest level in the survey’s 45-year history at 107.9, rising to within 0.1 point of the July 1983 record-high of 108.
Chicago, IL, August 14, 2018—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) and the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) have extended their partnership in 2018.