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Home Depot Sales Rose 5.6% in Q3, Earnings Up 4.9%

The Home Depot reported sales of $38.9 billion for Q3 2022, an increase of 5.6% from Q3 2021’s $36.8 billion. Read More

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October Inflation Shows Signs of Easing

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4% in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the same increase as in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Read More

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Consumer Sentiment Declined 8.7% in Early November

Consumer sentiment declined 8.7% to 54.7 in early November, according to preliminary results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers. Read More

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Housing affordability falls to 10-year low

Housing affordability fell to its lowest level since the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) began tracking it on a consistent basis in 2012 as rising mortgage rates, ongoing building material supply chain disruptions, high inflation and elevated home prices pushed the housing market into a recession. Read More

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Blush at the thought! Consumers aren’t being shy about a desire for a fresh start this year. Interior designers and manufacturers are answering the call with a fresh take on a warm neutral: blush. Sherwin-Williams has selected a blush hue as its 2023 color of the year. Likewise, Farrow & Ball, the iconic wallpaper and paint brand has issued 11 new colors — their first new colors in four years — and three of the 11 fall solidly in the blush hue. And, we’ve seen other big brands, such as Valspar and Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart, identifying blush as a major decor inspiration. Read More

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Job Openings Rose to 10.7 Million in September

The number of job openings increased to 10.7 million on the last business day of September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Read More

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Personal Income and Outlays, September 2022

Personal income increased $78.9 billion, or 0.4 percent at a monthly rate, while consumer spending increased $113.0 billion, or 0.6 percent, in September. Read More

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Mohawk Posts Sales Increase of 3.6% in Q3 with Net Loss of $534M

Mohawk announced sales of $2.9 billion in Q3 2022, an increase of 3.6% compared to sales of $2.8 billion in Q3 2021. For the same period, the company reported a net loss of $534 million, compared to earnings of $271 million in Q3 2021. Read More

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Consumer Sentiment Rose 2.2% in October

Consumer sentiment rose 2.2% to 59.9 in October, according to results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers. This represents a 16.5% decline year over year. Read More

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Fall in Love With Tile: Fall-Inspired Tile Styles

Fall has arrived, and with it comes all the charms of this enchanting time of year. We’re celebrating the change of the season with fall-inspired ceramic tile! Incorporate these tile styles in your home for looks you will love year-round! Read More