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Steady Gains in Remodeling Activity Moving into 2018

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Healthy and stable growth in home improvement and repair spending is anticipated for the remainder of the year and into the first half of 2018, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program...

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The Where, When, and How of Millennial Home Buyers

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The oldest members of the Millennial generation are entering their mid-30s, and ideally also achieving financial stability. However, student debt is at historic highs, and a Millennial’s median earnings are 20% lower than their Baby Boomer parents.’...

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2017 Apollo Award Finalists Named

Thursday, July 6, 2017

The International Casual Furnishings Association has announced the finalists for the 2017 Apollo Awards. The program recognizes retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings....

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Operation BBQ Relief 2017 Update

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Founded by Stan Hays and Will Cleaver in May 2011, Operation BBQ Relief's first mission was to feed displaced residents and first responders in Joplin, Missouri after it was struck by a tornado. Since then, Operation BBQ Relief has served over 1.2 million...

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Maine Woods Pellet Co. Joins the PFI Standards Program

Friday, June 30, 2017

The Pellet Fuels Institute has announced the qualification of Maine Woods Pellet Co. of Athens, Maine, to the PFI Standards Program as the 25th pellet manufacturer and 38th facility qualified for the program. The PFI Standards Program is a third-party...

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Correction

Friday, June 30, 2017

In an eNews letter sent out on Wednesday, there was an error in a press release from the ICFA. The error was in referring to Oliver Ma as a co-founder of Treasure Garden. In fact, he was the founder – period....

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