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Consumer Sentiment Falls in May   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, May 30, 2014 --Consumer sentiment fell in May, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index.

Registration Opens for October FCICA Meeting   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, May 30, 2014 -- FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, said that registration is open at www.fcica.com for the 2014 Mid-Year Meeting set for Oct. 8-10 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Carlisle Wide Plank Floors Opens Toronto Showroom   Full Article
Stoddard, NH, May 30, 2014 -- Carlisle Wide Plank Floors held a grand opening marking its first Canadian showroom in Toronto at Source of Furniture & Accessories, Canada's leading collection of showrooms for the design trade.

Pending Home Sales Rise in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 28, 2014 -- Pending home sales rose 0.4% in April, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday.

Economy Contracted in First Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 28, 2014 -- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter, according to revised data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Tandus Centiva Ethos Products Complete EHS   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 29, 2014 -- Tandus Centiva said its Ethos products, Ethos modular and Powerbond Ethos cushion, have completed an Environmental Health Statement (EHS).

Feizy Rugs Names VP Business Development   Full Article
Dallas, TX, May 29, 2014 -- Rita Karmiol has been named vice president of business development for Feizy Rugs.

Initial Jobless Claims Decline Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 28, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, according to the Labor Department.

Builder Toll Brothers More Than Doubles Income   Full Article
Horsham, PA, May 28, 2014 -- Luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers said its quarterly profit more than doubled to $65.2 million from $24.7 million a year earlier.

Mapei Americas Acquires Admixture Firm GRT   Full Article
Deerfield Beach, FL, May 28, 2014 -- MAPEI Americas said it is entering the concrete admixture market in the U.S. through the acquisition of General Resource Technology Inc. (GRT).