RESTON, VA — According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Assn. monthly Trend of Business Survey, cabinet sales for August 2008 decreased 26.2% compared to sales for August 2007. Stock cabinet sales decreased 21.5%, semi-custom sales decreased 29.6% and custom sales decreased 31.2%.   

The year-to-date sales show a decrease of 17.2% with stock sales down 19.2%, semi-custom sales down 15.3% and custom sales down 17.4%.  

Survey participants include stock, semi-custom and custom companies whose combined sales represent over 50% of the U.S. cabinet market.  

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