The latest data released in the BMF’s Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) confirms Total Builders Merchant value sales were up 3.5% in August compared with August 2017. Two categories did better, Timber & Joinery Products (+9.5%) and Landscaping (+6.9%). August’s BMBI index was 124.7, with one additional trading day.
The Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) tracks builders’ merchants’ actual sales to builders and contractors using GfK’s Builders’ Merchant Point of Sale Tracking Data. The BMBI represents over 80% of the value of the builders' merchants' market.
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Source: GfK Builders' Merchant Point of Sale Tracking Data July 2014 - August 2018.