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Internet Overtakes TV as News Source

Friday, June 30, 2017

Write this one down for the history books. The main source of news for the largest share of the public is now the Internet, supplanting television in 2016 for the first time, according to a “Demo Memo” analysis of the General Social Survey. Here's the trend since 2010.

Percent who say Internet/television is their main source of information about events in the news:

  • 2016: 46% internet versus 37% TV
  • 2014: 35% internet versus 45% TV
  • 2012: 30% internet versus 48% TV
  • 2010: 22% internet versus 49% TV

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Custom and Spec Home Market Shares in 2016

Friday, September 22, 2017

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ICFA Introduces the Mary Fruehauf Retail Genius Award

Friday, September 22, 2017

The International Casual Furniture Association (ICFA) announces the creation of the Mary Fruehauf Retail Genius Award to recognize those retailers whose creativity invokes the spirit of the late industry leader’s unique approach to igniting excitement...

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