Quikrete Industry Dashboard: Starts and sales
Housing starts slipped between December and January, though the single-family market got ahead. Monthly retail sales further clarified the picture for the housing industry.
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Jones Stephens hires Yanka
Jones Stephens, a World and Main company, welcomed veteran plumbing marketer, Andy Yanka to the World and Main team as senior director of plumbing product management.
Yanka is now responsible for leading all plumbing product initiatives across the retail, e-commerce and wholesale channels for both World and Main and Jones Stephens. The job description includes product strategy, product development, mix management, packaging and merchandising.
Yanka was most recently with American Water Works Company where he held the role of director of innovation and strategic partnerships. Prior to this, Yanka worked in the Masco Bath Unit of Masco Corporation in a product development leadership role.