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Small Business Optimism Down Slightly in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 10, 2015 -- Optimism among small business owners fell in January, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.

Share of 'Zombie' Foreclosures Growing   Full Article
Irvine, CA, Feb. 9, 2015 -- The share of so-called "zombie" foreclosures is growing, although the absolute number is falling, according to tracking firm RealtyTrac.

RD Weis Marks 25th Anniversary   Full Article
Tarrytown, NY, Feb. 9, 2015 -- RD Weis threw a party this weekend to celebrate its 25th anniversary complete with balloons, historic photos, friends, suppliers and employees.

USFloors Names Commercial Sales Vice President   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Feb. 9, 2015 -- Rick Morris has been named vice president of sales for USF Contract, the commercial division of USFloors.

Coverings To Feature Four Keynotes, Six Featured Sessions   Full Article
Alexandria, VA, Feb. 9, 2015 -- The Coverings show set for April 14-17 in Orlando has announced its keynote speakers.

Cavinato Elected President of Global Flooring Alliance   Full Article
Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Feb. 9, 2015 -- Carlo Cavinato has been named president of the Global Flooring Alliance.

Monthly Jobs Report Shows Strong Growth   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 6, 2015 -- Employers added 257,000 jobs in January, the Labor Department reported.

Mortgage Rates Hit 20-Month Low   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 6, 2015 -- Fixed mortgage interest rates this week hit their lowest level in more than 20 months, according to Freddie Mac.

Merle B. Smith Adds Showroom, Warehouse   Full Article
Elk Grove Village, IL, Feb. 6, 2015 -- Merle B. Smith added a new location in Elk Grove Village.

Housing Construction Markets Gradually Improving   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 6, 2015 -- Markets in 63 of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the fourth quarter.