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LL Flooring's Net Sales Down 21.7% in Q1, Net Loss of $29 Million

LL Flooring reported net sales of $188.5 million for Q1 2024, a decline of 21.7% compared to Q1 2023’s $240.7 million. Total comparable store sales decreased 21.5% versus the same period last year. The net loss for Q1 2024 was $29 million, compared to a loss of $10.6 million in the prior year period. Read More

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Floor & Décor Q1 Sales Down 2.2%, Income Down 30%

Floor & Décor reported net sales of $1,097.3 million for Q1 2024, a decline of 2.2% from $1,122.1 million in Q1 2023. Comparable store sales decreased 11.6%. Read More

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US ceramic tile manufacturers petition anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Indian Imports

As TCNA Tile Council of North America communicated, “the 9 U.S. ceramic tile manufacturers which form the Coalition for Fair Trade in Ceramic Tile (representing 90% of US tile production), have filed anti-dumping and countervailing duty petitions with the Federal Government seeking the imposition of substantial tariffs on imports of ceramic tile from India to remedy unfairly low-priced imports that have injured domestic manufacturers and flooded the market with uncertified porcelain tiles”. Read More

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Catalina Kitchen and Bath Quarterly Update

U.S. kitchen and bath product manufacturer sales turned the corner in the first quarter of 2024 after hitting bottom in the fourth quarter of 2023. The rebound, however, was weak since homeowner kitchen and bathroom renovations remain sluggish. Read More

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U.S. Ceramic Consumption Declined 7.3% in 2023

U.S. ceramic tile consumption in 2023 was 2.85 billion square feet, down 7.3% from the previous year, according to the Tile Council of North America. Revenue in dollars declined 8.1%. Read More

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Domestic Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Seek Tariffs on Dumped & Subsidized Indian Imports

Today, U.S. ceramic tile manufacturers, representing over 90% of all U.S. ceramic tile manufacturing are filing anti-dumping and countervailing duty petitions with the federal government seeking the imposition of substantial tariffs on imports of ceramic tile from India to remedy unfairly low-priced imports that have injured domestic manufacturers and flooded the market with uncertified porcelain tiles. Read More

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Ceramic Imports Declined 14.7% in First Two Months of 2024

In the first two months of 2024, total U.S. imports of ceramic tile were 26.3 million square meters, a decline of 14.7% from the same period in 2023 when imports were 30.9 million square meters, according to Grosser Consulting. Read More

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2023 U.S. CERAMIC TILE MARKET UPDATE

The U.S. ceramic tile market contracted for the second straight year in 2023, as the U.S. housing market with which it is closely linked continued to struggle due to high mortgage rates, inflation, and labor shortages. Read More

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Ceramic Imports Declined 7.9% YOY in January

In the month of January 2024, total U.S. imports of ceramic tile were 13.79 million square meters, according to Grosser Consulting, a 7.9% decline compared to January 2023’s 14.97 million square meters. Read More