Demand for non-durable goods
, items such as chemicals and paper, rose 0.
5 percent in non-durable goods
for general consumption.
1%) and industries producing non-durable goods
25 April 2014 - US insurance broker and risk manager Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) said it had bought domestic American Wholesalers Underwriting Ltd (AWU) a specialist in programme coverage for the durable and non-durable goods
wholesale distribution segment.
New orders for manufactured non-durable goods
increased USD 2.
2 percent and in non-durable goods
for general consumption by 12 percent.
According to Derek Engelbrecht, Retail and Consumer Products Sector leader at Ernst & Young in South Africa, the survey results indicate that the growth in durable goods and particularly semi-durable goods remained lively, but non-durable goods
sales volumes disappointed.
Durable goods orders were unchanged compared to the prior month, while non-durable goods
were down 1.
Working-day-adjusted and measured at constant prices, retail sales of non-durable goods
, including sales in department stores and specialised grocery stores, decreased 0.
6 percent due to increased expenditures on durable and non-durable goods
7 percent in the manufacturing of non-durable goods
Employers in construction plan to reduce staffing levels, while hiring in durable and non-durable goods
manufacturing, finance/insurance/ real estate, education and public administration is expected to remain unchanged.