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Glen Raven, Maker of Sunbrella, Names Steve Pawl CMO

Glen Raven, Maker of Sunbrella, Names Steve Pawl CMO

Sunbury, PA, August 12, 2019—Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, best known as the makers of Sunbrella fabrics, has announced the hiring of Steve Pawl, a marketing strategist with more than 20 years of experience building international consumer brands, as its first chief marketing officer.

Select Interior Concepts Grew Sales and Income in Q2

Select Interior Concepts Grew Sales and Income in Q2

Atlanta, GA, August 9, 2019-- Select Interior Concepts, an installer and nationwide distributor of interior building products, announced Q2 2019 net sales increased 26.8% YOY, including organic sales growth of 1.6%.

Fraud & Misrepresentation High in Wood Products Sold at Retail

Fraud & Misrepresentation High in Wood Products Sold at Retail

San Francisco, CA, August 9, 2019—Fraud and misrepresentation among retail wood products is extraordinarily high, reports the scientific journal, Plos One in an article by Alex C. Wiedenhoeft, John Simeone, Amy Smith, Meaghan Parker-Forney, Richard Soares and Akiva Fishman.

Producer Prices Rose 0.2% in July

Producer Prices Rose 0.2% in July

Washington, DC, August 9, 2019—The Producer Price Index for final demand advanced 0.2% in July, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Mannington Rolls Out Virtual Reality Tools

Mannington Rolls Out Virtual Reality Tools

Salem, NJ, August 8, 2019-Mannington recently introduced a suite of interactive virtual reality digital tools to help make the shopping process easier for both the retail salesperson and the consumer-and all she needs is her smart phone or tablet.

Wholesaler Sales Fell 0.3% in June

Wholesaler Sales Fell 0.3% in June

Washington, DC, August 8, 2019—June 2019 sales of merchant wholesalers were $498.5 billion, down 0.3% from the revised May level and were down 0.2% from the June 2018 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.