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Private Sector Creates 179K Jobs in May   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, June 4, 2014 -- Private sector employment increased by 179,000 jobs in May, according to the May ADP National Employment Report.

NAHB Seeking Entries for Senior Housing Awards   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 4, 2014 -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 50+ Housing Council is accepting applications for the 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Awards.

Services Sectors Grows More Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 4, 2014 -- Growth picked up last month for the U.S. service sector, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Mortgage Application Volume Declines   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 4, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume fell last week as both refinancing and purchase applications decreased, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Kennebec Lumber Signs Distributor Gehl Flooring   Full Article
Solon, Me, June 4, 2014 -- Kennebec Lumber, parent company of Maine Traditions Hardwood Flooring, said it has signed an agreement with distributor Gehl Flooring.

CRI Launches Green Label Plus for Cushion   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 3, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute, in conjunction with the Carpet Cushion Council, said it has launched the Green Label Plus program for carpet cushion products.

NeoCon Keynote Speakers Highlight of Show   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 3, 2014 -- Keynote speakers at next week's NeoCon trade show June 9-11 include several highly accomplished professionals in architecture and design.

Factory Orders Rise Again in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 3, 2014 -- Factory orders rose for a third consecutive month in April, according to the Commerce Department.

French-Brown Floors Partner Dies   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 3, 2014 -- Elizabeth Swift Brown, founding partner of French-Brown Floors in Dallas, Texas, died May 23 at age 95.

Beaulieu Extends Double the Rewards Promotion   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 3, 2014 -- Beaulieu America said it is continuing its Double the Rewards promotion through the month of June.