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Consumer Prices Rose 0.4% in August

Consumer Prices Rose 0.4% in August

Washington, DC, September 11, 2020—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.4% in August on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.6% in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

U.S.-China Trade of Wood Hardwood Plywood & Logs Slows

U.S.-China Trade of Wood Hardwood Plywood & Logs Slows

Washington, DC, September 11, 2020-U.S. imports of hardwood plywood from China have plummeted from 1.370 billion square feet in 2017 to 139 million square feet in the last 12 months, according to the Decorative Hardwoods Association.

California Carpet Recycling Rates Rose by 27% in 2019

California Carpet Recycling Rates Rose by 27% in 2019

Dalton, GA, September 10, 2020-At a time of immense strain on recycling efforts across the country, carpet recycling in California saw significant progress in 2019, according to the just-released California Carpet Stewardship Program 2019 Annual Report.

Shaw Launches E-Commerce Site for Floorigami

Shaw Launches E-Commerce Site for Floorigami

Dalton, GA, September 10, 2020-Shaw Floors has announced the expansion of its DIY-focused Floorigami peel-and-stick carpet tile platform with an industry-first, interactive e-commerce experience.

Producer Prices Inched Up 0.3% in August

Producer Prices Inched Up 0.3% in August

Washington, DC, September 10, 2020—The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.3% in August, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Jobless Claims Unchanged in First Week of September

Jobless Claims Unchanged in First Week of September

Washington, DC, September 10, 2020—In the week ending September 5, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 884,000, unchanged from the previous week's revised level, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.