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Card-Monroe Has 16 Patents for ColorPoint   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Aug. 22, 2014 -- Card-Monroe Corp. said it has been granted its 16th patent for its ColorPoint technology tufting machines.

Home Flipping in Decline   Full Article
Irvine, CA, Aug. 22, 2014 -- Fewer investors are flipping homes, according to a report by tracking firm RealtyTrac.

Home Depot CEO Blake Stepping Down   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Aug. 22, 2014 -- Home Depot is getting a new CEO.

Broward Named EVP of Marketing for AmericasMart   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Aug. 22, 2014 -- Douglas Broward has been named executive vice president of marketing for AmericasMart.

Flooring Inspectors Annual Meeting Set for October   Full Article
Deerfield Beach, FL, Aug. 22, 2014 -- The National Institute of Certified Floorcovering Inspectors will hold its Annual Conference in Deerfield Beach Oct. 6-8.

Unemployment Grows in Dalton in July   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Aug. 22, 2014 -- Unemployment in the Dalton area hit double digits in July for the first time in a year due to temporary plant layoffs.

July Existing Home Sales Top Expectations   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 21, 2014 --Home resales rose 2.4% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Leading Economic Indicators Up Sharply in July   Full Article
New York, NY, Aug. 21, 2014 -- The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index increased 0.9% in July to 103.3, following a 0.6% increase in June, and a 0.6% increase in May.

Initial Jobless Claims Lower Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 21, 2014 --Initial claims for jobless benefits fell 14,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, according to the Labor Department.

Philadelphia Floor Store, NWFA Offer Training   Full Article
Conshohocken, PA, Aug. 21, 2014 -- Hardwood distributor Philadelphia Floor Store is teaming with the National Wood Floor Association to offer customized training to hardwood floor contractors.