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WFCA and NAFCD Form Alliance   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 24, 2016—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) and North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) have formed a new partnership arrangement.

TISE Announces 2017 Show Dates, Hotels Accepting Event Reservations   Full Article
Dallas, TX, May 23, 2016—The International Surface Event (TISE): Surfaces I StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas I TileExpo will take place January 18 to 20, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Howard Brodsky Featured Speaker at Rivier University Business Forum   Full Article
Nashua, NH, May 24, 2016—Howard Brodsky, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of CCA Global Partners, was a forum speaker at the latest Rivier University President's Circle.

Baby Boomers Prefer Brick Exteriors, NAHB Survey Finds   Full Article
Reston, VA, May 24, 2016—Baby boomers rank brick highest over other home exteriors in a recent nationwide survey, according to the NAHB's Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers.

Surya Named to Georgia Fast 40 List for Second Consecutive Year   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, May 23, 2016—Surya has been named for the second year in a row to the Georgia Fast 40 by ACG Atlanta, the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth.

Construction Employment Rose in 42 States & DC Over Last Year   Full Article
Arlington, VA, May 23, 2016—Forty-two states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between April 2015 and April 2016, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Demand for Retail Space Improved in Q1   Full Article
Miami, FL, May 23, 2016—Thirty of 62 U.S. markets reported tighter availability for retail space in the first quarter, according to the World Property Journal.

Lowe's Completes Acquisition of Canada's Rona for $2.4 Billion   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, May 20, 2016—Lowe’s has completed its previously announced acquisition of Rona, in a transaction valued at $2.4 billion.

JCPenney Testing Empire Today Venture in Two Locations   Full Article
Plano, TX, May 20, 2016—JCPenney is powering up its Home business by incorporating an appliance showroom to nearly 500 stores, ramping up its window treatment selection and testing initiatives with both Empire Today and Ashley Furniture.

Existing Home Sales Rose in April for Second Straight Month   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 20, 2016—Total existing-home sales rose 1.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.45 million in April from an upwardly revised 5.36 million in March, according to the National Association of Realtors.