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Auto Sales Reached 14-Year High in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 2, 2015—November auto sales rose to a 14-year high of 1.3 million, according to data from Autodata Corp.

RD Weis Acquires PA-based CTS Flooring   Full Article
Elmsford, NY, December 1, 2015—RD Weis Companies will acquire CTS Flooring of Limerick, Pennsylvania, effective January 1, 2016.

October Construction Activity Rose 1%   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 1, 2015— Total construction activity for October 2015 was $1,107.4 billion, 1.0% above the revised September 2015 figure of $1,096.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Manufacturing Sector Contracts for First Time Since November 2012   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, December 1, 2015—The November PMI registered 48.6%, a decrease of 1.5 percentage points from the October reading of 50.1%.

NAFCD Names Winners of Lifetime Achievement & Growth Awards   Full Article
Chicago, IL, December 1, 2015—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors announced its NAFCD Lifetime Achievement Award and NAFCD Growth Award recipients at the 2015 NAFCD Annual Convention.

One in Three Regret DIYing a Home Improvement Project, Zillow Digs   Full Article
Seattle, WA, December 1, 2015—Three quarters of homeowners completed a do-it-yourself project in the past three years; however, nearly 40% of them wish they hadn't, according to a new survey from home design site Zillow Digs.

FCICA Receiving Applications for Scholarship for CIM Program   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, December 1, 2015—FCICA, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas and Nora Systems, Inc., has announced a special offering of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship for the Certified Installation Manager program.

Consumer Sentiment Rose in 1.4% in November   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, November 30, 2015—Consumer sentiment rose 1.4% to 91.3 in November, according to final results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.

Pending Home Sales Inched Upward in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 30, 2015—Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in October, but shifted marginally higher after two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Innovations@Domotex Juried Showcase of Products Announced   Full Article
Hannover, DE, November 30, 2015—Flooring products for the upcoming Innovations@Domotex showcase have been chosen.