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Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report $12.2 billion in September sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in September 2019 were $12.2 billion.

Approximately 417,000 homes sold in the South in October 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the South for the month of October was 417,000.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 4.5 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in September were valued at $19.5 billion, an increase of 4.5 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Apparel and leather products industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 4.6%

The apparel and leather products industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 4.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Construction permits authorized on South US multi-family homes in October increase over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes approved for construction in October 2019 in the United States’ South region was 136,800, compared to 118,800 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report 1.6 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in November 2019 were $12.7 billion, an increase of 1.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

South Carolina's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.6% since September

South Carolina reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of October was 2,189,800, a 0.6 percent increase over last month.

Approximately 730,000 homes sold in the United States in September 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the United States for the month of September was 730,000.

Completed construction of South US multi-family homes in October increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes completed in October 2019 in the United States’ South region was 63,600, compared to 58,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report 4 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in September were valued at $58.4 billion, an increase of 4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 14.4%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 14.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

South Carolina's non-farm payroll employees decrease by 0.2% since August

South Carolina reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of September was 2,176,300, a 0.2 percent decrease from last month.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report $48.8 billion in September sales

Sales by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in September 2019 were $48.8 billion.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report 2.9 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in November 2019 were $49.2 billion, an increase of 2.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Authorization of construction on South US multi-family homes in October increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes authorized but not started in October 2019 in the United States’ South region was 294,900, compared to 257,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Beverage and tobacco products industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 6%

The beverage and tobacco products industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

South Carolina's non-farm payroll employees unchanged since July

South Carolina reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of August was 2,180,800, roughly the same as the previous month.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report $12.9 billion in September sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in September 2019 were $12.9 billion.

Approximately 441,000 homes sold in the South in September 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the South for the month of September was 441,000.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report 6.3 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in September were valued at $27.8 billion, an increase of 6.3 percent over the same period a year earlier.

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