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Cradle to Cradle Offering Catalyst Program Free of Charge

Cradle to Cradle Offering Catalyst Program Free of Charge

San Francisco, CA, September 30, 2016—Product innovators, sustainability practitioners and professionals looking to drive positive impact and learn best practices for the future of design and manufacturing, now have the opportunity to participate in the Cradle to Cradle Certified Catalyst program, free of charge.

Invista Announces Winners of Stainmaster Sales Competition

Invista Announces Winners of Stainmaster Sales Competition

Kennesaw, GA, September 30, 2016—Invista has announced Hiller’s Flooring America, Giant Don’s Flooring America, and Jimmie Lyles Flooring Gallery as the Stainmaster Flooring Center retailer winners in its Stainmaster Carpet Road to Success Sales Competition.

Pile of Rags Left by Hardwood Floor Refinishers Ignites Fire

Pile of Rags Left by Hardwood Floor Refinishers Ignites Fire

New York, NY, September 30, 2016—A pile of rags left by workers from A&J Wood Floors caught fire in April, causing tens of thousands of dollars of damage to several New York luxury apartments, including those owned by Amy Irving and Hank Azaria, according to the New York Post.

Q2 GDP Revised Upward to 1.4% in Third Estimate

Q2 GDP Revised Upward to 1.4% in Third Estimate

Washington, DC, September 29, 2016—Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 1.4% in the second quarter of 2016, according to the "third" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Pending Home Sales Declined 2.4% in August

Pending Home Sales Declined 2.4% in August

Washington, DC, September 29, 2016—The Pending Home Sales Index declined 2.4% to 108.5 in August from a downwardly revised 111.2 in July and is now slightly lower (0.2%) than August 2015 (108.7), according to the National Association of Realtors.