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Furniture sales rise in April

Furniture and home furnishings sales grew modestly in April, reflecting the overall picture for retail, according to advance estimates from the Commerce Department. But even with slow growth, these numbers remain well ahead of the 2021 pace, according to a Furniture Today report.

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Black Bros. Co. adds new marketing manager

Black Bros. Company has named Clay Coss as its marketing manager. Founded in 1882 and in its sixth generation of family ownership, Black Bros. specializes in the manufacturing of laminating and roll coating technology and provides machines to businesses across the globe. Coss comes to Black Bros. with 10-years’ experience in the industrial sales and customer service industry and more than five years as a newspaper editor. He will also serve as a technical writer for the company.  

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Mercer Mass Timber plans $50 million plant investment

Mercer Mass Timber LLC., a subsidiary of the Vancouver, British Columbia-based Mercer International Inc., a global producer of market pulp and solid wood products with mills in Canada, Germany, and Australia, plans to invest $50 million over the next two years in capital projects at its Spokane Valley mass timber manufacturing facility.