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Labor Market Still a Concern For Fed's Yellen   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 11, 2014 -- It appears the Federal Reserve will stay the course under new Chair Janet Yellen.

Mohawk's Henderson Honored by ASID   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Feb. 11, 2014 -- Jerry Henderson, senior stylist/designer for Mohawk Group, recently received the Presidential Citation Award of Excellence from the Georgia Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers.

Wholesale Inventories Up Less Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 11, 2014 -- Wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, increasing 0.3% after an unrevised 0.5% gain in November.

Job Openings Edge Down in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 11, 2014 -- There were 3.99 million job openings in December, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CRI To Hold Western Meeting March 6   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Feb. 11, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute has set the date for its annual west coast membership meeting, CRI West, for March 6, in Irvine, California.

Dixie Group, Desso in Joint Venture   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Feb. 10, 2014 -- The Dixie Group said its commercial division Masland Contract has signed a joint venture agreement with Desso Holding BV.

Fuse Alliance Diverts 8M Pounds of Carpet   Full Article
Aurora, CO, Feb. 10, 2014 -- Fuse Alliance said that its members diverted more than 8 million pounds of carpet waste from landfills in 2013.

Ecore International Adds Olympians to Staff   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Feb. 10, 2014 -- Ecore International has added three members of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Field Hockey Team to its staff as social media specialists.

Unemployment Falls Despite Weak Jobs Report   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 7, 2014 -- The economy gained 113,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate fell to 6.6%, according to the Labor Department.

New Carpet Inspection Standard Published   Full Article
Vancouver, WA, Feb. 7, 2014 -- The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification said that a new ANSI/IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Inspection of Textile Floorcoverings has been published.