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SCS Flooring Systems Acquires Wallachs Floor Covering   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, April 1, 2015—Commercial contractor and Fuse Alliance network member SCS Flooring Systems recently acquired Wallachs Floor Covering.

ASID Adds New Leadership   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 1, 2015—The American Society of Interior Designers has added four new members to its senior leadership team.

Consumer Sentiment Rises Sharply in March   Full Article
New York, NY, March 31, 2015—The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index increased to 101.3 in March from 98.8 a month earlier.

NWFA Announces Speaker Line-Up for Wood Floor Expo   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, March 31, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has released its 2015 Wood Flooring Expo roster of presenters, which includes Bill Courtney, Gary Sinise, Ozzie Smith, John Mozeliak and Isaac Bruce.

February Pending Home Sales Up 3.1%, Says NAR   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 31, 2015—Pending home sales increased by 3.1% in February, according to the National Association of Realtors, in spite of colder than average temperatures and heavy snow in much of the U.S.

Alsapan Zip'N'Go System Included Under Classen Patent Family   Full Article
Kaisersesch, Germany, March 31, 2015— Düsseldorf district court has confirmed that laminate flooring products with the Zip'N'Go technology sold by EPI / Alsapan fall under the joint licensing agreement, as they use the CLASSEN megaloc patent family.

Stulpin Joining Tarkett as Senior VP, Design   Full Article
Solon, OH, March 31, 2015—Chris Stulpin is joining Tarkett as senior vice president, design and will be responsible for leading the design team for Tarkett’s North American division.

Mohawk to Settle Class-Action Suit Regarding Carpet Pad Business   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, March 30, 2015--Mohawk has filed an 8K announcing an amended credit agreement and a $125 million charge to settle a class action suit, Stifel Nicolaus reports.

Forbo Annual Report Shows Both Flooring and U.S. Sales Up   Full Article
Baar, Switzerland, March 30, 2015—Forbo released its 2014 business report, which says that the company closed 2014 at just over $1.272 billion.

Consumer Spending Rises Modestly   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 30, 2015—Consumer spending rose 0.1% in February over the previous month, reports the Commerce Department.