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One-Person Households on the Rise   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 26, 2015—The one-person household in the U.S. has risen significantly over the last 100 years, according to research from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Mohawk to Invest $8 Million in NC Weaving Plant, Add 100+ Jobs   Full Article
Eden, NC, May 22, 2015—Mohawk Industries has announced an $8M investment in its Eden, North Carolina weaving plant and the resulting creation of over 100 jobs.

Average Home Size Increases in Q1 2015   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 22, 2015—The average size of single-family homes increased to 2,736 square feet for the first three months of 2015, reports the National Association of Home Builders.

Consumer Price Index Rose Slightly in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 22, 2015—The Consumer Price Index increased 0.1% in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Existing Home Sales Fell 3.3% in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 22, 2015—U.S. sales of existing homes fell 3.3% in April to an annual rate of 5.04 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors.

NeoCon Welcomes Nearly 100 New Exhibitors   Full Article
Chicago, IL, May 22, 2015—The 47th edition of NeoCon, June 15 to17, will include roughly 100 new exhibitors.

Carboline USA to Represent Flowcrete Americas Products   Full Article
Spring, TX, May 22, 2015—Flowcrete Americas will be engaging Carboline USA, a fellow RPM International Inc. company, as a new distributor, starting on June 1.

Lumber Liquidators CEO Resigns and Stock Tumbles Further   Full Article
Toano, VA, May 21, 2015—Lumber Liquidators chief executive Robert Lynch has resigned unexpectedly.

Philadelphia Floor Store to Rebuild Following Devastating Fire   Full Article
Conshohocken, PA, May 21, 2015—The Philadelphia Floor Store will rebuild its headquarters and warehousing from the ground up, following a fire on May 17 that resulted in complete loss for the company.

Foreclosure Activity Down 4%, Despite 9% Rise in REOs   Full Article
Irvine, CA, May 21, 2015—RealtyTrac released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for February, which shows foreclosure filings were reported on 101,938 U.S. properties in February, a decrease of 4% from January and down 9% from a year ago.