Weaker November propped up by robust Timber & Joinery sales
29 January 2019
Builders Merchant value sales were up 0.8% in November compared with
November 2017. Four categories did better, including Timber and Joinery Products (+3.9%), the second-largest category. Plumbing Heating
& Electrical (+3.3%) had its highest monthly sales since BMBI
started in July 2014.
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 -