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Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 4 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in November 2019 were $7.6 billion, an increase of 4 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

BIGFORK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Power Outage Safety

We've teamed up with reps from Flathead Electric and our friends from Whistling Andy to host an evening to share tips and preparedness advice for power outage safety!

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report 2.7 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in November 2019 were $40.7 billion, an increase of 2.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers report $61.3 billion in September sales

Sales by drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers in September 2019 were $61.3 billion.

Drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers report 0.2 percent decrease in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers in September were valued at $62.7 billion, a decrease of 0.2 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report $11.2 billion in September sales

Sales by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in September 2019 were $11.2 billion.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report 2.1 percent decrease in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in September were valued at $12.7 billion, a decrease of 2.1 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report 13.4 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in September were valued at $19.5 billion, an increase of 13.4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report $13.8 billion in September sales

Sales by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in September 2019 were $13.8 billion.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report $12.5 billion in September sales

Sales by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in September 2019 were $12.5 billion.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report 11.8 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in September were valued at $30.4 billion, an increase of 11.8 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Missouri among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Missouri was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

BITTERROOT VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

We are excited to announce that we will once again be participating in the VITA Tax Program!

Montana job growth this year projected at 0.7%

Job growth in Montana is expected to reach 0.7 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.2 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

New manufacturing orders for search and navigation equipment, nondefense climb 8.6 percent in August

New orders for search and navigation equipment, nondefense increased $135 million, or 8.6 percent, to $1.71 billion in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in December.

New manufacturing orders for search and navigation equipment, defense climb 2.4 percent in August

New orders for search and navigation equipment, defense increased $69 million, or 2.4 percent, to $2.96 billion in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in December.

New manufacturing orders for fabricated metal products fall 2.2 percent in September

New orders for fabricated metal products decreased $762 million, or 2.2 percent, to $33.57 billion in September, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in December.

Inventories in iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing industry fall 0.6 percent in October

Inventories for businesses in the iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing industry decrease $116 million, or 0.6 percent, to $18.8 billion in October, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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