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A busy week of stats includes a turn up for housing starts
Double-digit gains for hardware and LBM sector
Monthly sales show year-over-year growth continues for NAICS 444.
NPD Stat of the Week: $100 per buyer
More buyers, larger baskets add up to lawn and garden sales growth.
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: The numbers
Hardware and building supply stocks wobble on Wall Street.
NPD Stat of the Week: multiple projects
A connection between lawn and garden trips and purchases in tools, paint or lumber.
Vaccinated or not, numbers show strong DIY market
Some (counterintuitive) highlights the Farnsworth May Covid tracker
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: Jobs and stocks
A slight improvement in the unemployment rate highlights a quiet week of stats
NPD Stat of the Week: Grill power
Sales of grills and smokers increased more than 40% in 12 months ending in March.
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: $3 gas
Confidence is up; gas prices are up, and stock prices are (still) up
NPD Stat of the Week: the office edition
Office supplies factor into adjacent-purchase trends.
Consumer Confidence holds steady in May
Metric shows a slight downturn from a downwardly revised April index.
Housing starts, in three charts
More numbers, more graphics from the April residential construction report.
Here are the top 20 hottest markets
The median listing price of a Santa Cruz home will raise eyebrows.
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: metrics slip
Residential construction and home sales numbers decline in the latest round of statistics.
NPD Stat of the Week: Lawn action
A 23% growth in sales in the 12 months ending March 2021.
More big numbers for NAICS 444
Hardware and building supply dealer sales are up 33% over last April.
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: Monthly gains
Monthly sales are up, and so is the average price of a gallon of regular.
NPD Stat of the Week: growth disparity
Research sheds light on spend-per-kitchen-and-bath buyer.
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: employment numbers
New numbers for the national unemployment rate, gas prices and stock prices
NPD Stat of the Week: Female purchase power
Last year, women accounted for nearly 60% of kitchen and bath products sold online.
NPD's deeper dive into DIY
The NPD Group rolls up its sleeves for home improvement insights
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: Inventory issues
Inventory restraints weigh heavy on existing home sales
Houses are more expensive than ever
Meanwhile, existing home sales fell 3.7% in March, says NAR.
Appetite for home improvement
Here’s what 1,000 homeowners say about their DIY projects.
Big year-over-year jump for NAICS 444
March was a strong month for retail sales across the board.
A deep dive into the builder’s mindset
Insurance company reveals the struggles (and optimism) of construction-business owners.