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October New Home Sales Jumped 10.7%   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 25, 2015—New home sales rose 10.7% in October to a seasonally adjusted rate of 495,000, according to the Commerce Department.

Orders for Durable Goods Up 3% in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 25, 2015--New orders for manufactured durable goods in October increased $6.9 billion or 3.0% to $239.0 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has announced.

John Wells, President of Interface Americas, Announces Retirement   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, November 24, 2015--John Wells, president of Interface Americas, officially announced today that he will retire effective June 1, 2016.

Personal Income & Disposable Personal Income Both Rose 0.4% in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 25, 2015— Personal income increased $68.1 billion, or 0.4%, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $56.8 billion, or 0.4%, in October, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Carlisle Now Distributing Torlys Floating Wide Plank Floors   Full Article
Stoddard, NH, November 25, 2015—Carlisle Wide Plank Floors is now distributing Torlys’ floating wide plank floors.

Tarkett Joins Coalition of Businesses Calling for Action on Climate Change   Full Article
Paris, FR, November 24, 2015—Tarkett joins a coalition of global businesses calling for concrete action on climate change, ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties 21.

Q3 GDP Increases to 2.1% with Second Estimate   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 24, 2015—Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.1% in the third quarter of 2015, according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Home Price Index Records 4.9% YOY Increase in September   Full Article
New York, NY, November 24, 2015 – The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index recorded a slightly higher year-over-year gain with a 4.9% annual increase in September 2015 versus a 4.6% increase in August 2015.

Green Residential Building Has a Strong Outlook   Full Article
New York, NY, November 24, 2015—A high percentage of homebuilders and remodelers are already building green and expect to do so in the future, according to a report released by Dodge Data & Analytics, in partnership with the NAHB.

Lowe's Names Marci Grebstein CMO & Erin Sellman an SVP   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, November 24, 2015—Marci P. Grebstein has been promoted to chief marketing officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., effective immediately.