A solid October for builders' merchants

BMBI October 2017 data
Builders’ merchants’ sales grew 10.0% compared with October last year. Heavy Building Materials did better, up 11.1%

Builders’ merchants’ average sales a day (which account for one extra trading day this year) were 5.0% higher.

BMBI data is released monthly and is a unique data source of builders' merchant sector sales to builders. It's the most reliable indicator of RMI housing.

The Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) tracks builders’ merchants’ actual sales to builders and contractors using GfK’s Builders’ Merchant Point of Sale Tracking Data. The BMBI represents over 80% of the value of the builders' merchants' market.  

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Source: GfK Builders' Merchant Point of Sale Tracking Data July 2014 - October 2017.  
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