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Catalina floor coverings 2023 quarterly update

U.S. floor coverings manufacturer sales began to feel the full impact of the current housing downturn in the first quarter of 2023. Catalina estimates first quarter dollar sales (shipments minus exports plus imports) could have declined by 2.5 percent, while square foot sales could have decreased by 4.7 percent. Read More

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Remodeling market sentiment edged up in Q1

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its NAHB/Westlake Royal Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the first quarter, posting a reading of 70, edging up one point compared to the previous quarter. Read More

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The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.1% in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, after increasing 0.4% in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Read More

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Retail Sales Expected to Grow 4% to 6% in 2023

Retail sales are anticipated to grow between 4% and 6% in 2023, according to The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual forecast. In total, NRF projects that retail sales will reach between $5.13 trillion and $5.23 trillion this year. Read More

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Tile stays in the game

The tile industry saw a slight decrease in overall sales over the past year. According to Eric Astrachan, executive director of the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), “Total U.S. ceramic tile consumption in 2022 was 3.07 billion square feet, down 1.3 percent from the previous year.” Read More

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Saudi-Led Oil Producers to Decrease Output, Increasing Oil Prices

"A group of large oil producers led by Saudi Arabia said Sunday they would cut more than a million barrels of output a day starting next month, a surprise move that upset Washington and led to a jump in crude prices amid concerns about the global economy,” reports the Wall Street Journal. Read More

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AIA Reports on Kitchen & Bath Trends

New data from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Home Design Trends Survey is revealing the latest trends in kitchen and bathroom design. Read More

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BEA News: Personal Income and Outlays, February 2023

Personal income increased $72.9 billion, or 0.3 percent at a monthly rate, while consumer spending increased $27.9 billion, or 0.2 percent, in February. Read More

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2022 U.S. Ceramic Tile Market Update

Total U.S. ceramic tile consumption in 2022 was 285.4 million sq.m, down 1.3% from the previous year. Imports by volume decreased, too, down 2.3% to 202.7 million sq.m, while national production grew by 2.3% reaching 87.3 million sq.m. Read More

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Flooring Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2023-2028

The global flooring market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.77% during 2022-2028. The flooring demand is mainly concentrated in countries such as the US, Japan, China, the UK, Germany, and France. However, developing Asian economies such as India is witnessing increased adoption of flooring products owing to developing industrial or non-residential sector. Read More