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Total retail sales for the November 2023 through January 2024 period were up 3.1% from the same period a year ago. Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for January 2024 were $700.3 billion, down 0.8% from the previous month but up 0.6 percent above January 2023. The decrease was a larger decline
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FILE – This Feb. 26, 2021, file photo shows damage from the 2020 Beachie Creek Fire near Gates, Ore. Projected costs for wildfire protection and response is estimated to be about $136 million for 2024. Two Democratic lawmakers have plans to introduce two different proposals on how Oregon should fund the costs of wildfires. Kristyna
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Loading… Loading… Louisiana-Pacific Corp LPX reported a fourth-quarter fiscal 2023 net sales decline of 6.7% year-over-year to $658 million, beating the consensus of $619.97 million. Siding net sales decreased by 14% Y/Y to $332 million due to 15% lower volumes partially offset by 1% higher prices. Oriented Strand Board (OSB) net sales increased by 6% to $272
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Supply, demand, and pricing in the North American lumber market were all resoundingly flat this week. The only noticeable corrections were in plywood. In the week ending February 2, 2024, the price of Western S-P-F 2×4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$442 mfbm, said forest products industry price guide newsletter Madison’s Lumber Reporter. This is flat
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