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NAHB: Builder confidence edges lower on inflation concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Growing inflation concerns and ongoing supply chain disruptions snapped a four-month rise in builder sentiment even as consumer demand remains robust. Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes moved one point lower to 83 in January, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The HMI has hovered at the 83 or 84 level, the same rate as the spring of 2021, for the past three months.

Keys to beautiful and efficient retail stores

Improving footfall is critical for the success of any retail store, and bad interiors can push customers away. Here are five ways to improve interiors to improve footfall.
By Ripu Daman Singh