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Formerly Distressed Homeowners Struggle To Re-Enter Housing Market   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 21, 2015—Formerly distressed homeowners may now be re-entering the housing market; however, less than one-third of families who lost their homes are likely to become homeowners again, according to the NAR.

Mix of Daltile Products Specified for Philadelphia Design Home   Full Article
Dallas, TX, April 21, 2015—Daltile products were featured in the 2015 Philadelphia Design Home.

Starnet Design Award Winners Announced   Full Article
Darien, CT, April 20, 2015—The 15th Annual Starnet Design Awards were held April 17 in Tucson, Arizona as part of the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s Annual Meeting.

WONZ Premier Partners Program Adds New Members   Full Article
Marietta, GA, April 20, 2015—Wools of New Zealand's Premier Partners Program has added 12 new members since the beginning of the year.

Laticrete Named Supplier of the Year by CTDA   Full Article
Bethany, CT, April 20, 2015—Laticrete has been named Supplier of the Year by the Ceramic Tile Distributor’s Association (CTDA).

Google Formula Will Prioritize Mobile Friendly Sites for Smartphones   Full Article
San Francisco, CA, April 20, 2015—Google is changing the way its search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information, reports the Huffington Post.

Quick-Step Flooring Featured on Home Made Simple   Full Article
Dallas, TX, April 20, 2015—Quick-Step flooring was recently featured in a bedroom transformation episode of Oprah’s Home Made Simple.

S600 Carpet Installation Standard Officially Approved   Full Article
Anaheim, CA, April 17, 2015—The S600 Carpet Installation Standard, developed under the guidance of the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), has been officially approved.

Consumer Sentiment Rises to Second Highest Level in Over Eight Years   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, April 17, 2015—Consumer confidence rose in April to the second highest level since 2007, according to the University of Michigan, indicating that consumers are more optimistic about the economy.

Oriental Weavers Reinforces Position as Rug-Only Manufacturer With #StandByStyle   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 17, 2015—Oriental Weavers has launched a social media campaign and Instragram-based contest for the High Point Market #StandByStyle that is meant to reinforce its market position as a rug-only purveyor.