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D'IBERVILLE ST. MARTIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Habitat for Humanity launches social media campaign for Women Build 2020

To get the word out about Women Build 2020, Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast launched a social media campaign.

D'IBERVILLE ST. MARTIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Mississippi sets state record for tornadoes in 2019

Last year was another active year for severe weather in Mississippi with a record-setting 115 tornadoes across the state.

Mississippi's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.3% since August

Mississippi reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of September was 1,172,400, a 0.3 percent increase over last month.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 14.4%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 14.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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.

Three cosmetology esthetician salon licenses set to expire during Q4 of 2019 in Houston

Three cosmetology esthetician salon licenses held by individuals and organizations from Houston are set to expire during the fourth quarter of 2019, according to data from the DSHS Professional Licensing and Certification Unit.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report $48.8 billion in September sales

Sales by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in September 2019 were $48.8 billion.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report 2.9 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in November 2019 were $49.2 billion, an increase of 2.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Completed construction of South US multi-family homes in October increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes completed in October 2019 in the United States’ South region was 63,600, compared to 58,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report 4 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in September were valued at $58.4 billion, an increase of 4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

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.

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.

Mississippi's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.7% since July

Mississippi reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of August was 1,168,700, a 0.7 percent increase over last month.

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.

Approximately 441,000 homes sold in the South in September 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the South for the month of September was 441,000.

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.

Authorization of construction on South US 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’ South region was 294,900, compared to 257,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Three cosmetology private school licenses set to expire during Q4 of 2019 in Houston

Three cosmetology private school licenses held by organizations from Houston are set to expire during the fourth quarter of 2019, according to data from the DSHS Professional Licensing and Certification Unit.

Mississippi ranks 19th best in new economic outlook analysis

Mississippi finished 19th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

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.

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