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Mohawk's Q2 Earnings Up 21.5% on Flat Sales   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Aug. 7, 2015—Mohawk Industries, Inc. has announced 2015 Q2 net earnings of $186 million, or diluted earnings per share of $2.53, compared to net earnings of $153 million, or diluted earnings per share of $2.08 in second quarter 2014.

Housing Markets Continue to Show Gradual Improvement   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 7, 2015—Markets in 75 metro areas returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the second quarter of 2015, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Metroflor Partners with AEC Cares to Renovate Youth Crisis Shelter   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, August 7, 2015—Metroflor Corp. joined forces with AEC Cares to renew and renovate Covenant House Georgia by donating 2,800 square feet of its Aspecta Commercial Luxury Vinyl Tile flooring.

Italian Architect Piero Lissoni Appearing at Domotex   Full Article
Hannover, Germany, August 7, 2015—Milan-based designer and architect Piero Lissoni will be at Domotex on January 17.

Victoria PLC Acquires Australian Carpet Manufacturer   Full Article
Worcestershire, UK, August 7, 2015—British carpet manufacturer Victoria PLC has announced the acquisition of Australian firms Quest Carpet Manufacturers Pty Limited and Quest Carpet Manufacturers Unit Trust.

FCICA Announces First Certified Installation Manager   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, August 7, 2015—The FCICA has announced the first Certified Installation Manager to receive their designation from the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program, Amy Johnston of Flooring Services, Inc. in Livonia, Michigan.

Alston Engineered Hardwood to be Distributed by Swiff-Train   Full Article
City of Industry, CA, August 7, 2015—Alston Inc. has reached a distributorship agreement with Swiff-Train Company of Houston, Texas.

Private Sector Employment Added 185,000 Jobs in July   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, August 6, 2015 – Private sector employment increased by 185,000 jobs from June to July, according to the June ADP National Employment Report.

Analyst Stifel Offers Perspective on LL Q2 2015 Performance   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, August 6, 2015—Analyst Stifel offered its perspective on Lumber Liquidators’ performance and outlook, following the company’s release of Q2’s 5.8% YOY loss results and the subsequent 13% one-day drop in its stock.

Submission Period for Innovations@DOMOTEX Opens Mid-Month   Full Article
Hannover, DE, August 6, 2015—Acceptance of exhibitor applications for the 2016 Innovations@DOMOTEX showcase opens in mid-August.