US Manufacturing PMI Breaks Downward Streak

Outside the US, China and Italy Both Registered Solid PMI Increases for February

The February ISM® Report On Business® issued a PMI reading of 47.7 percent for US manufacturers to end a five-month downward streak. The number was up three-tenths over the January figure of 47.4 percent.

Preview of The Inspired Home Show 2023 Keynote Sessions

Omnichannel Growth, State of the Housewares Industry, Consumer and Color Trends Take Center Stage During Keynote Sessions at The Inspired Home Show 2023

Leading retail executives, market data analysts and consumer trend and color forecast experts will share their home and housewares industry vision in special keynote presentations during The Inspired Home Show 2023. The Show will be held March 4-7, 2023, at Chicago’s McCormick Place Complex. The keynotes are set for Saturday, Sunday and Monday in Room S102 in the South Building. The hour-long sessions will be held at 1:00 p.m. each day and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. Admission is free to all Show attendees.