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Capri Cork Creates Director of National Sales Position, Hires Travis Whipple   Full Article
Lititz, PA, December 11, 2015—Travis Whipple has been hired as director of national sales for Capri Cork.

Sicis to Open London Showroom in Victorian Townhouse   Full Article
London, UK, December 11, 2015—Sicis will open its first UK showroom in London.

Trade Sales and Manufacturer Shipments Slipped in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 11, 2015—The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for October was estimated at $1,317.7 billion, down 0.2% from September 2015 and down 2.7% from October 2014, announced the U.S. Census Bureau.

Foreclosure Filings Fall Nearly 10% in November   Full Article
Irvine, CA, December 10, 2015—Foreclosure filings were reported on 104,111 U.S. properties in November, a decrease of nearly 10% from the previous month and down more than 7% from a year ago, according to RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report.

Eugen Läger GmbH Opens U.S. Facility   Full Article
Denver, CO, December 10, 2015—Eugen Lägler GmbH, headquartered in Frauenzimmern, Germany, recently marked the opening of a new facility, co-located with Palo Duro Hardwoods in Denver, Colorado.

Wholesale Inventory Figures Stagnant in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 10, 2015—October 2015 sales of merchant wholesalers were $448.0 billion, virtually unchanged from the revised September level, but were down 3.7% from the October 2014 level, the U.S. Census Bureau has announced.

Recofloor Awards Event To Be Hosted by Soccer Star Matt Le Tissier   Full Article
Old Trafford, UK, December 10, 2015—Recofloor will be recognising its members’ achievements at the fifth annual awards event to be held on March 3, 2016 at Old Trafford, England, the Home of Manchester United.

Rental Market Booming & Changing, According to New JCHS Report   Full Article
Cambridge, MA, December 9, 2015—Multifamily housing construction has accelerated to its fastest pace in nearly 30 years but has still not been sufficient to meet surging demand, says Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Attendance Up at Greenbuild 2015   Full Article
Dallas, TX, December 9, 2015—Informa Exhibitions and the U.S. Green Building Council have announced the results of the 2015 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held November 18 to 20.

Aging Population Holding Back Labor Force Growth   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 9, 2015--The labor force participation rate is projected to decrease and labor force growth to slow, according to bienneial projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2014-2024.