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New Home Sales Surge in October

Friday, December 1, 2017

Sales of new, single-family houses in October 2017 rose a robust 6.2% from September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000, the highest rate in 10 years, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department...

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Introducing “Architexture” by Richard Frinier

Friday, December 1, 2017

Celebrated designer Richard Frinier shares his strong respect and appreciation for the importance architecture plays in society with a new collection of Sunbrella fabrics. The Architexture Collection, which is set to debut at Showtime Market, echoes architectural...

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Gabby Contract Makes BDNY Debut

Friday, December 1, 2017

Gabriella White, a leading manufacturer of indoor furniture line Gabby, and outdoor furniture brand Summer Classics, showcased Gabby Contract for the first time at BDNY held November 12-13 in New York City. Gabby Contract, which features a compelling...

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In Memoriam Bernard “Burnie” Dolberg 1928-2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Bernard “Burnie” Dolberg passed away on Nov. 16, 2017. He was the longtime owner of The Fireplace Place in Fairfield, New Jersey. Dolberg was a proud WWII veteran. He was a pioneer and fixture in the Hearth Industry for over 35 years....

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Builder Confidence Edges Up

Friday, November 17, 2017

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built, single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in November on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), the highest score since March, and the second...

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Why Only 11% of Us Are Moving

Friday, November 17, 2017

Businesses that thrive when American households, in droves, pack up their belongings and move them to another residence are mystified. Why, since the economy has been growing, wealth and household equity have been restored, and the Internet has continued...

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Empire Purchases Ownership in Stove Builder International

Friday, November 17, 2017

The Empire Group, the parent company of Empire Comfort Systems in Belleville, Illinois, has purchased majority ownership of Stove Builder International (SBI), a Canadian manufacturer of wood-fired and pellet-fired heater and hearth products, along with...

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