Washington, DC, June 14, 2019-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for May were $519.0 billion, an increase of 0.5 percent from the previous month, and 3.2 percent above May 2018.
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Washington, DC, June 13, 2019—Prices for U.S. imports declined 0.3 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, following an increase of 0.1 percent the previous month.
Dalton, GA, June 13, 2019—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has named Vance Bell, chairman and chief executive officer of Shaw Industries, to the industry’s Hall of Fame. Bell has become the 49th inductee since the Hall of Fame was established in 1992.
Dallas, TX, June 13, 2019—Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) Association partners with Natural Fiber Installers Certification to bring the installation industry another level of certification within the woven carpet category.
Dalton, GA, June 13th, 2019—In honor of AFA’s 40th anniversary, it is returning to its roots and extending invitations to flooring manufacturers to exhibit at the FloorTek Expo.
Baar, Switzerland, June 13, 2019—Sika completed the acquisition of ParexUSA on May 23, 2019. The deal was announced on January 8, 2019. With annual sales of CHF 1.2 billion, Parex is a leading mortar manufacturer with an impressive track record of profitable growth and attractive margins.
Washington, DC, June 12, 2019—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in May on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.3% in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Miami, FL, June 12, 2019—Indusparquet USA has announced the appointment of Fuzion USA as its newest distribution partner.
Northbrook, IL, June 12, 2019—Registration is open for ISSA Show North America 2019, which takes place in Las Vegas, November 18 to 21.
Washington, DC, June 11, 2019-Small business optimism eclipsed pre-shutdown levels, increasing 1.5 points to 105.0 in May.