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Interface Partners with Aquafil to Create Timber-Look Hybrid Textile Floor   Full Article
La Grange, GA, April 13, 2016—Interface has partnered with Aquafil to produce a new hybrid textile floor called Touch of Timber.

Producer Prices Down 0.1% in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 13, 2016—The Producer Price Index for final demand fell 0.1% in March, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Designer Jamie Durie to Curate Dwell Outdoor at Dwell on Design   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 2016—International designer and TV host Jamie Durie has partnered with Dwell on Design to serve as curator of Dwell Outdoor at Dwell on Design L.A. 2016, taking place June 24 to 26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Distributive Trade Sales & Manufacturer Shipment Rates Fell in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 13, 2016—The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for February was estimated at $1,284.4 billion, down 0.4% from January 2016 and down 1.4% from February 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau has announced.

Mats Inc. Announces Three-Day West Coast Delivery   Full Article
Stoughton, MA, April 13, 2016—Mats Inc. has launched a West Coast matting program from its new Reno, Nevada warehouse.

Nebraska Furniture Mart Suffers Loss from Fire in Flooring Warehouse   Full Article
Omaha, NE, April 12, 2016—Nebraska Furniture Mart’s main flooring warehouse was impacted by a smoldering fire, which broke out on the morning of April 3 due to a faulty light fixture.

Spartan Surfaces Acquires Contract Surfaces, Moves into Southeast   Full Article
Bel Air, MD, April 12, 2016—Spartan Surfaces has officially announced its expansion into the southeast with the acquisition of Contract Surfaces.

Foreclosures Fell 2.6% in February for 52nd Month of Declines   Full Article
Irvine, CA, April 12, 2016—There were 34,000 completed foreclosures nationally in February, down from 38,000 in February 2015, according to CoreLogic.

Anna Mavrakis Named Recipient of IDS Fellowship Award   Full Article
High Point, NC, April 12, 2016—The Interior Design Society (IDS) announced Anna Mavrakis, past president of IDS, as the recipient of its Fellowship Award at the ceremony concluding IDS National Conference on April 1.

Redi Carpet Announces Two New Warehouse Locations   Full Article
Stafford, TX, April 12, 2016—Multifamily contractor Redi Carpet has opened its twenty-second and twenty-third warehouse locations.