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2017 marketWise: Steady as she goes

It has been a long time since the floor covering industry was driving with all cylinders working great. 2006 was the last year commercial contract, residential replacement and builder business were all doing great. This year, residential replacement slowed the industry down mainly due to flat existing home sales. While new home sales were up 8.3 percent (+45,000 additional new homes over last year) existing home sales were up a paltry 1.1 percent. Read More

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Statistical report summary: Small gains in 2017

U.S. floor coverings sales strengthened in 2017 due to rising consumer confidence and sharper increases in single-family home construction. According to Catalina Research, U.S. floor coverings dollar sales are estimated to have increased by 4.8 percent in 2017 to $25.5 billion. Read More

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Tile’s steady climb continues

The tile sector has been on an upward trajectory since 2012, and while the increase in 2016 sales is not as sharp as previous years, porcelain and ceramic tile — as well as stone — continue to see steady growth. U.S. ceramic (manufacturer) dollar sales increased by 6.3 percent in 2016, according to Catalina Research. Stone sales increased by 6.7 percent. Read More

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Countertops: The next frontier

Coming into 2018, many tile suppliers cited countertops as a key opportunity for the year ahead. According to Glenn Harry, general manager, stone and sales operation for Mohawk’s Dal-Tile Corporation, the U.S. countertop industry is estimated to be about $5 billion in sales annually, with roughly half coming from stone, quartz and a newer product known as gauged porcelain. Read More

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Tile & stone stats 2017: Ceramic continues climb

Overall in 2017, ceramic tile sales are estimated to have increased by 6.8 percent in dollars and 5.4 percent in square feet, according to Catalina Research. Read More

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Floor Covering Statistical report summary: Small gains in 2017

U.S. floor coverings sales strengthened in 2017 due to rising consumer confidence and sharper increases in single-family home construction. According to Catalina Research, U.S. floor coverings dollar sales are estimated to have increased by 4.8 percent in 2017 to $25.5 billion. Read More

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Floor Covering Statistical Report 2017 Summary

U.S. floor coverings sales strengthened in 2017 due to rising consumer confidence and sharper increases in single-family home construction. According to Catalina Research, U.S. floor coverings dollar sales are estimated to have increased by 4.8 percent in 2017 to $25.5 billion.  Read More

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A positive 2017 for the Spanish ceramic tile industry

Estimated total production generated by the 142 Spanish ceramic companies reached 530 million sqm, 7.7% up on the 492 million sqm of 2016. Read More

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Mohawk Industries posts record-breaking results

The results for the year 2017 posted by Mohawk Industries (Calhoun, Georgia) surpassed expectations, enabling the US flooring giant once again to break its previous year’s records. Read More