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Q.E.P. Reports Higher Income, Sales for Year   Full Article
Boca Raton, FL, May 21, 2014 -- Q.E.P. Co reported net income of $16.1 million for the year ended February 28, compared to $8.1 million the previous year.

Mannington Commercial Products Win ADEX Awards   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, May 21, 2014 -- Mannington Commercial said it has won eight ADEX awards for product design.

Texas Tile Manufacturing Closing Houston Site   Full Article
Houston, TX, May 21, 2014 -- Texas Tile Manufacturing will close its tile manufacturing site in Houston and eliminate 99 jobs, The Houston Chronicle reported.

Mortgage Applications Rise on Lower Rates   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 21, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose last week as interest rates declined, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Dixie Group Completes Public Stock Offering   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, May 21, 2014 -- The Dixie Group said it has completed its public stock offering of 2.5 million shares.

Greenpeace Pursues Lumber Liquidators   Full Article
Williamsburg, VA, May 20, 2014 -- Conservation group Greenpeace says that Lumber Liquidators may be selling flooring made from illegally harvested Brazilian wood, according to the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily.

Weather Hurts Home Depot Results   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 20, 2014 -- Home Depot reported that first quarter net income rose to $1.38 billion, or $1.00 per share, from $1.23 billion, or $0.83 per share, a year earlier.

Nearly a Fifth of Mortgage Holders Still Underwater   Full Article
Seattle, WA, May 20, 2014 -- Nearly 10 million U.S. households still have homes worth less than their mortgage, according to real estate information firm Zillow.

Ecore Names Former Nora CEO to Board   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, May 19, 2014 -- Ecore International has named Dennis Schmick to its board of directors.

Construction Starts Up Sharply in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 16, 2014 -- Home construction starts surged in April to the fastest pace in five months, according to the Commerce Department