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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.

ADI Ceramics Design Award to be Judged and Awarded at Cersaie   Full Article
Bologna, IT, August 6, 2015—The second edition of the ADI Ceramics Design Award for innovative design in the Italian ceramic sector will be held during the 33rd edition of Cersaie in Bologna, Italy, September 28 to October 2.

Flowcrete's Flowfresh Floors Attain HACCP International Certification   Full Article
Spring, TX, August 6, 2015—Flowcrete Group Ltd has secured International Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification for its Flowfresh range of antimicrobial protected cementitious urethane floors.

Lumber Liquidators Down 5.8% in Q2 YOY   Full Article
Toano, VA, August 5, 2015—Net sales for Lumber Liquidators in the second quarter of 2015 were $247.9 million, a decrease of 5.8% from the second quarter of 2014.

Brintons Acquires Polish Rug Manufacturer FD Agnella   Full Article
Kennesaw, GA, August 5, 2015—Brintons has acquired FD Agnella, the Polish-based manufacturer and supplier of high quality carpets and rugs.

Trade Deficit Rose in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 5, 2015—The goods and services deficit was $43.8 billion in June, up $2.9 billion from $40.9 billion in May, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced through the Department of Commerce.