FurnitureCore
Search Twitter Facebook Digital HFBusiness Magazine Pinterest Google
Advertisement
Ad_Subscribe_HFB

Get the latest industry scoop

Subscribe
rss

Daily News

From Home Furnishing Business

Shutdown, Debt Debate Rocked Consumer Confidence

U.S. consumer confidence was shaken significantly by the U.S. government shutdown and debt-ceiling negotiations. The index fell to 71.2 from a revised 80.2 last month; the decline was the largest since August 2011.

Retail Sales Up Prior to Gov. Shutdown Up

Retail sales in the U.S. outside of auto dealers climbed in September, indicating households were sustaining the economic expansion before the government shutdown shook confidence.

Study: High Point Market Has $5.4 Billion Impact

A study of High Point Furniture Market's economic impact on North Carolina and the Triad region should go a long way to ensure continued state funding for the event.

Warren Buffett: U.S. Default Would be 'Idiocy'

Billionaire Warren Buffett says it would be idiocy for the nation's leaders to allow the United States to default on its bills.

Furniture Market has $5.4B Impact on Economy

The High Point Market  contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact to the overall local economy with more than 37,000 jobs and $198 million in N.C. local and state taxes and fees.

July Furniture Orders Jump 13%

Retailers' orders for furniture rose 13 percent in July compared to the same month last year, according to the latest Furniture Insights survey.

U.S. Retail Sales Miss Expectations

U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in August even as demand increased for automobiles and other big-ticket items, the latest sign that economic growth slowed in the third quarter.

The Commerce Department said on Friday retail sales increased 0.2 percent last month as Americans bought automobiles, furniture and electronics and appliances.

... 

Read Full Article...

Source: Yahoo! News

HFB Designer Weekly
CoreVid
[Ad_HFB_APP_Store]
HFB Designer Weekly
HFB Pinterest