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Flat Merchants’ July Sales With Volumes Down -12.8% And Inflation Rising +15.0%

Sponsored news from the BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales were virtually flat (+0.2%) in July 2022 compared to the same month in 2021. As in previous months, volume sales were down (-12.8%) yet price inflation remained high (+15.0%). Ten of the twelve categories sold [...]

By |2022-09-27T12:04:34+01:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Merchant Volumes Fall Again But Price Inflation Makes For A Record-Breaking Q2

Sponsored news from BMBI: Total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q2 2022 recorded the highest revenue since the BMBI started, despite lacklustre June sales. However, with Q2 volumes falling -11.3% compared with Q2 2021, it is +17.3% price inflation which is behind the record-breaking growth. Quarter 2 2022 total value sales [...]

By |2022-08-23T14:16:22+01:00August 23rd, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

May Sales Up 14.8%, But Volume Was Down -2.5% With 17.8% Price Inflation

Sponsored news from BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales were up +14.8% in May 2022 compared to the same month in 2021, driven more by rising prices (+17.8%) than volume sales (-2.5%) year-on-year. All categories sold more in May 2022 compared to the previous year, [...]

By |2022-07-26T09:49:10+01:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Builders’ Merchants’ April Value Sales Down 0.9% Despite 17% Price Inflation

This is sponsored news from BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales fell 0.9% in April 2022 compared to the same month in 2021, the first decline since January 2021. Price inflation of +17.0% helped to mitigate April’s -15.3% drop in volume sales compared to April [...]

By |2022-06-24T11:58:25+01:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Bumper Q1 Value Sales But Increase Driven More By Price Inflation Than Volume

This is sponsored news by BMBI: Total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants show Q1 2022 was a bumper quarter thanks in part to a record-breaking March, which clocked up the highest ever total sales in the history of the BMBI. However, this was driven once again more by price inflation (+16.0%) than [...]

By |2022-05-20T14:44:02+01:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

MRA’s ‘Holy Grail’ Digital Solution Pulls Sales Through Installers To Stockists

This is sponsored news by MRA Marketing: MRA Marketing has produced a new, easy to operate digital solution to pull sales through from homeowners to installers, and on through to stockists. Merchant buying group FORTIS is using a version that allows members to sell the group’s Infinita bathroom range to homeowners through their own [...]

By |2022-05-17T14:29:14+01:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

February Sales Up 22.9%, Driven More By Price Inflation Than Volume Growth

This is a sponsored article by the BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales in February 2022 were 22.9% up on the same month in 2021, continuing January’s solid start to the year. However, this was driven more by price inflation (+13.4%) than volume growth (+8.3%). [...]

By |2022-04-24T22:04:09+01:00April 24th, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

2022 Off To A Good Start As BMBI Reports Strong January Sales

This is a sponsored article by BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales in January 2022 were 24.1% up on the same month in 2021, the strongest year-on-year growth seen in recent months. However, it has been primarily driven by price inflation (+15.1%) rather than volume [...]

By |2022-03-23T13:47:58+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Slowing Q4 Sales But Third-Best Quarter In A Record-Breaking Year

This is a sponsored article by BMBI: Total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q4 2021 recorded the third-highest quarterly BMBI sales ever, rounding off a record-breaking year for merchants. However, with growth driven exclusively by pricing – not volume – the figures suggest the 2021 trade boom has inevitably slowed. Quarter [...]

By |2022-02-22T20:54:09+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

BMBI Reveals Strong Builders’ Merchant November Sales

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales in November 2021 were 17.4% up on the same month in 2020, with record-breaking and year-best performances recorded across a number of categories. Timber & Joinery Products (+30.2%) recorded its 15th consecutive [...]

By |2022-01-24T16:43:32+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: MRA Marketing|

BMBI Year-On-Year Sales Growth In Double Digits But Returning To Trend

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ October 2021 value sales were 11.1% up on October 2020. Double digit value growth in a more normal year would be remarkable, but this relatively modest year-on-year growth contrasts sharply with spectacular gains since [...]

By |2021-12-16T20:57:18+00:00December 16th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

MRA Marketing Wins ‘Outstanding’ Accolade For CPA Industry Consultation

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing: MRA Marketing has won the award for Best Built Environment Member Organisation Marketing Campaign at the Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). The full-service agency was recognised by judges for its outstanding work on Building Safely. The high-profile awareness and consultation campaign for the Construction Products Association (CPA) [...]

By |2021-12-07T17:00:35+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Second Best Quarter On Record But Signs Of A Slowdown In Sight

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants show a continuation of the strong growth seen throughout 2021, as Q3 recorded the second-highest quarterly BMBI sales ever, just 2.4% behind Q2’s record-breaking figures. However, there are signs of a slowdown as volume growth gives [...]

By |2021-11-30T13:55:18+00:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

MRA Research Shortlisted For Its CX Improvement Engine In CMAs

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing: MRA Research, the construction industry research specialist, has been shortlisted for an award at this year’s Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). Always a highlight in the calendar for industry professionals, this year’s CMAs has attracted fierce competition from across the sector. MRA Research is a finalist for [...]

By |2021-10-25T14:48:43+01:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Awards, MRA Marketing|

BMBI Reports Continued Strong Year-On-Year Growth

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest report from the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reveals that builders’ merchants’ August value sales were 23.0% higher year on year, with Timber & Joinery products once again topping the list of best-performing categories (+51.5%). Helped by one more trading day this year, eleven [...]

By |2021-10-20T11:49:41+01:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: business, economy, MRA Marketing|

MRA Marketing Shortlisted For 4 Construction Marketing Awards

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing: Full-service agency MRA Marketing has been shortlisted for awards in four different categories at this year’s Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). Despite industry supply problems, high demand and COVID-19 constraints, the prestigious awards have again attracted the best and brightest from across the sector. Winner of 20 [...]

By |2021-10-15T16:54:19+01:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|
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