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Dixie Group Reports Loss Despite Sales Growth   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, July 28, 2014 -- The Dixie Group reported a second quarter net loss of $644,000, or $0.04 per share, compared to net income of $1.64 million, or $.13 per share, a year ago.

Pending Home Sales Down First Time in Four Months   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 24, 2014 -- Pending home sales declined 1.1% June to mark the first decline in four months, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Armstrong Sees Second Quarter Income Fall   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, July 28, 2014 --Armstrong World Industries reported lower second quarter income than a year ago but slightly higher revenues.

Remodeling Index in Positive Territory Fifth Straight Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 24, 2014 -- The National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Market Index rose three points to 56 in the second quarter.

Early Registration Open for Surfaces East   Full Article
Dallas, TX, July 28, 2014 -- Registration is open for The International Surface Event East set for Oct. 19-22 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

J+J Flooring Group Issues 2013 Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 25, 2014—J+J Flooring Group focuses on conservation and transparency in its 2013 sustainability report which was released this week.

Research Shows Need For Increased Awareness About Healthy Buildings   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 23, 2014—According to a recent survey conducted by McGraw Hill, 63% of consumers believe that products/practices they use in their homes affect their health.

Median Salary for U.S. Carpet Installers is $42,000   Full Article
July 25, 2014—According to using data that was compiled in July 2014, the median salary for a carpet installer is $41,703.

Interface Net Income up 19% in Second Quarter   Full Article
Interface reported second quarter net income of $13.1 million. Sales were up 7% to $260.6 million.

New Home Sales Fall 8.1% in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 24, 2014—According to the Commerce Department, sales of newly built homes fell 8.1% in June, losing some momentum after two months of increases.