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RēCo Report 2022

The annual RēCo Market Intelligence Report has held strong for 19 years. Each year, Floor Covering Weekly commissions third-party research company The Wayman Group to conduct a nationwide survey of retailers. Read More

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Home Prices Rose 20.4% in April, Says Case-Shiller

Home prices made a 20.4% annual gain in April, down from 20.6% in the previous month, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported. Read More

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Tile of Spain shares Passport to Creativity trends

According to Nomdedeu, Spain continues to export its tiles to more than 180 countries around the world, with the USA accounting for 22.9 percent of its exports. Europe, Asia and the Middle East are the three next largest geographic areas. Spain also produced 567 million square meters of tile increasing production 20.3 percent from the previous year, making it the top EU producer, Nomdedeu said. Read More

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Why Tile?

Sustainable attributes, slip resistance & more drive growth By Bill Griese, LEED AP, director of standards development & sustainability initiatives, Tile Council of North America (TCNA) The North American ceramic tile industry has seen significant advancements over the past five years: Read More

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Tile’s Journey in Versatility

Tile’s fashion and function have ramped up over the last several years adding to its already high performance and stunning visuals. From seamless transitions to outdoor spaces, dramatic larger formats and technology that addresses issues such as installation, this classic category continues to meet the latest consumer demands. Read More

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Four Must-Knows Before Converting Tubs to Showers

Tub-to-shower conversions have become the standard when remodeling or renovating residential or multifamily bathrooms; as a matter of fact, home and building owners can’t get rid of old bathtubs fast enough. Read More

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New-Home Sales Rose 10.7% in May

Sales of new single‐family houses in May 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 696,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 10.7% above the revised April rate of 629,000 but 5.9% below the May 2021 estimate of 740,000. Read More

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Consumer Sentiment Declined 14.4% to 50.0 in June

Consumer sentiment declined 14.4% in June to 50.0, according to final results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers. This represents a 41.5% decline year over year. Read More

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Housing Market Slows Due to Inflated Values & Higher Interest Rates

After a record-shattering year in 2021, the housing market is at an inflection point, reports Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Read More

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Confindustria Ceramica Signs Memorandum w/ Germany to Increase Clay Imports

A memorandum of understanding was signed today in Munich, Germany between Confindustria Ceramica, the Italian association of ceramic manufacturers, and BKRI, the German association of producers of raw materials for ceramics and industrial minerals (Bundesverband Keramische Rohstoffe und Industrieminerale). Read More