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Real GDP at 3.9% in Q2, According to Third Estimate by BEU   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 25, 2015— Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 3.9% in the second quarter of 2015, according to the third estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Joshua Knox McGrane Tapped as President and COO of MaxWoods   Full Article
Adairsville, GA, September 25, 2015—Joshua Knox McGrane has been promoted to become president and COO of MaxWoods.

Seminar Schedule Announced for High Point Market   Full Article
High Point, NC, September 25, 2015—International Market Centers has announced its roster of programming for the upcoming Fall High Point Market.

New Single-Family Home Sales Rose by 5.7% in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 24, 2015—Sales of new single-family houses in August 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 552,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Ecore Announces Rebrand   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, September 24, 2015—Ecore has undergone a corporate rebranding effort to reflect the company’s core values: safety, health, and wellness.

Home Values Rising Unevenly Across the Nation, Zillow   Full Article
Seattle, WA, September 24, 2015—Not all markets are experiencing the housing recovery evenly, according to a Zillow report called A Deeper Dive into Decreasing Home Values.

Desso Achieves C2C Gold Certification for New Carpet Tile Collection   Full Article
Waalwijk, NL, September 24, 2015—Desso, part of the Tarkett group, has achieved Cradle to Cradle (C2C) gold level certification for a new carpet tile collection.

Orders for Manufactured Durable Goods Drop 2% in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 24, 2015—New orders for manufactured durable goods in August decreased $4.8 billion or 2.0% to $236.3 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has announced.

Metroflor/Halstead Embarking on Crush MS Campaign   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, September 24, 2015—Metroflor/Halstead Corporation employees have embarked on a philanthropic effort to raise awareness and funds for supporting the fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Healthcare Design Expo Announces Lineup of Pre-Conference Clinics   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 24, 2015—Healthcare Design Expo & Conference kicks off November 14th with a full day of pre-conference clinics.