Due to recently imposed tariffs, furniture manufacturers are carefully watching changing prices.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show the projected shifts in the labor force by sex from 2016 to 2026.
Net Foreign or International Immigration accounted for 40 percent of the population increase between 2010 and 2016. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that foreign immigrants added an additional 5.8 million people over six years.
Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) has reported consolidated net sales of $142.9 million, an increase of $12.0 million, or 9.2% compared to a year ago, for its fiscal 2019 first quarter ended April 29, 2018.
Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the changes in population and growth in diversity between 2010 and 2016.
Of the 14.4 million additional residents to the U.S. between 2010 and 2016, 59.3 percent of the growth can be attributed to Natural Increase (births minus deaths) and 40.7 percent to Foreign Immigration, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.