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Metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers report 9.9 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers in November 2019 were $14.3 billion, an increase of 9.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Authorization of construction on U.S. multi-family homes in October increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes authorized but not started in October 2019 in the United States was 570,900, compared to 510,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Montana's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.1% since July

Montana reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of August was 494,600, a 0.1 percent increase over last month.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report 6.3 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in September were valued at $27.8 billion, an increase of 6.3 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Approximately 730,000 homes sold in the United States in September 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the United States for the month of September was 730,000.

Beverage and tobacco products industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 6%

The beverage and tobacco products industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers report $12.9 billion in September sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies wholesalers in September 2019 were $12.9 billion.

Montana ranks 38th best in new economic outlook analysis

Montana finished 38th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report 2.4 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by grocery and related products wholesalers in September were valued at $39.5 billion, an increase of 2.4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report $56.1 billion in September sales

Sales by grocery and related products wholesalers in September 2019 were $56.1 billion.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 0.1 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in November 2019 were $42.6 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Approximately 186,000 homes sold in the West in August 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the West for the month of August was 186,000.

Food industry’s Q3 retained earnings down 1.3%

The food industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was down 1.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Montana ranks 21st best on corporate tax study

Montana finished 21st in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 3.8 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in November 2019 were $12.2 billion, an increase of 3.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report $8 billion in September sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in September 2019 were $8 billion.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 6.9 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in September were valued at $14 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Approximately 708,000 homes sold in the United States in August 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the United States for the month of August was 708,000.

20 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in 59330 have between one and four employees in 2016

There were 20 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in Montana ZIP code 59330 that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

13 accommodation and food services businesses in 59401 have between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 13 accommodation and food services businesses in Montana ZIP code 59401 that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

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