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WFCA Names Paul Johnson Board Chairman   Full Article
Anaheim, CA, June 24, 2014 -- Paul Johnson, President of Interiors One Inc., Carpet One in Tulsa, Oklahoma has been elected chairman of the board of the World Floor Covering Association, effective July 1.

Millennials Holding Back Housing Recovery   Full Article
Cambridge, MA, June 27, 2014 -- The U.S. housing recovery should regain its footing, but also faces a number of challenges, concludes The State of the Nation’s Housing report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Consumer Sentiment Rises in June   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, June 27, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment recorded a final June reading of 82.5, up from a final May level of 81.9, according to the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters index.

Laticrete Names Vice President of Finance   Full Article
Bethany, CT, June 27, 2014 -- Latricrete has promoted Janet Brunwin to vice president of finance.

Nourison Names Director of Marketing   Full Article
Saddle Brook, NJ, June 27, 2014 -- Nourison has named Giovanni Marra director of marketing and digital strategy.

Personal Spending Tepid in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 26, 2014 -- Personal spending rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in May from April, according to the Commerce Department.

European Firms Develop Sustainable Carpet Technology   Full Article
Venlo, The Netherlands, June 26, 2014 -- Royal DSM and Niaga said they have formed a partnership to develop and commercialize sustainable technology for recyclable carpet.

Rug Market America Expanding in California   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 2014 -- The Rug Market America said it will expand its Culver City, California-based design department and add four new designers.

NAFCD Names Gammonley Executive Director   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 26, 2014 -- The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors has named Kevin Gammonley executive director.

Initial Jobless Claims Edge Lower Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 26, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims declined by 2,000 last week to 312,000, according to the Labor Department.