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CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE recently issued the tables created by the Association’s Studies Center regarding the stone sector’s export trends in the first half of 2023. The overall export figure – covering both materials and extraction and processing technologies – showed essential confirmation of the record levels of 2022 (+0.1%), or worth of 1,566.3 million euros. Read More

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Mohawk's Sales Declined 5% in Q3, Earnings Loss of $760 Million

Mohawk reported net sales of $2.8 billion for Q3 2023, a 5% decline compared to sales of $2.9 billion in the same quarter last year. The company reported an earnings loss of $760 million for Q3 2023, compared to a loss of $534 million in Q3 2022. Read More

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Remodeling sales weaken, commercial sales gain

U.S. floor coverings manufacturer sales (shipments minus exports plus imports) continued to decline in the third quarter, however, at a more moderate rate. Dollar sales could have declined by 4.3 percent in dollars and 4.4 percent in square feet. This compares to an 8.1 percent drop in dollar sales and a 9.5 percent decrease in square feet in the first half of 2023. Read More

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The 40th Cersaie, which ended on 29 September in Bologna, registered a total of 99,319 visitors (8.8% more than in 2022), including more than 47,000 international attendees.

The 40th Cersaie, held in the Bologna Exhibition Centre from 25 to 29 September, showcased an astonishing array of high-quality and innovative products in visually captivating and emotionally engaging booths. The hard work and investment on the part of the exhibiting companies was amply rewarded by the success of the event, with results that surpassed all expectations. Read More

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Cersaie 2023 Attendance Up 9% to 99,300

The 40th Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings held in the Bologna exhibition center from September 25 to 29, registered 99,319 visitors over the five days of the show, an increase of 8.8% compared to last year’s edition. Read More

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Expanding Options

Flooring suppliers are truly taking their global sourcing operations worldwide. As the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) continues to cause massive disruptions to the importation of flooring products, particularly the most popular segment, luxury vinyl tile (LVT), manufacturers are proactively searching for new sourcing alternatives, spanning the globe from India to Mexico. In addition, many are significantly expanding their U.S. manufacturing operations. Read More

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n June, U.S. imports of hardwood flooring fell by 15% versus May, the second straight month of declines, according to the Decorative Hardwoods Association. Read More

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Inflated Prices Translating to Smaller New Homes

"For many Americans, homeownership may be attainable only if they give up a dining room,” reports the Wall Street Journal. Read More

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Mohawk Advised to Discontinue ‘Misleading’ RevWood Product Claims

The National Advertising Division (NAD) is recommending Mohawk discontinue two “misleading” claims regarding the promotion of its RevWood laminate flooring product. The claims include, “Wood Without Compromise” and “The Perfect Wood for Your Home.” Read More

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Imports of Ceramic Decline Slightly, Vinyl Sharply in June

"Ceramic Imports Showed a Modest Decline: Overall ceramic unit imports decreased 5.2% year over year (y/y), moderating from sharper declines earlier in the year, for units down 6.1% year- to-date. Read More