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Chicago Floorcovering Association Hosting Annual Product Fair   Full Article
Chicago, IL, April 29, 2015—The Chicago Floorcovering Association is hosting its Annual Product Fair, April 30 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Belvidere Events & Banquets in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Declined in April   Full Article
New York, NY, April 28, 2015—Consumer confidence unexpectedly dropped in April to 95.2, according to The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index.

Emily Morrow Announces Retirement From Shaw Industries   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 28, 2015—Emily Morrow, director of styling at Shaw Industries, will leave her position at the company on May 4 to pursue personal interests.

Shaw Named Supplier of the Year by Manufactured Housing Institute   Full Article
Arlington, VA, April 28, 2015—Shaw Industries' Specialty Markets Division, which provides flooring to the manufactured housing industry, was named supplier of the year by the Manufactured Housing Institute.

Airbase Opens New Dover, Delaware Location   Full Article
Dover, DE, April 28, 2015—Airbase Carpet & Tile Mart—an 11-store chain with stores in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and South Carolina—has opened a new location in Dover, Delaware.

Starnet Announces New Board of Director Members and Board Officers   Full Article
Darien, CT, April 28, 2015—Four new members have joined the Starnet board of directors, and four new board officers have been elected, including the organization’s first female chairperson, Cheryl Acierno.

Mohawk Receives Greenie Award From Coosa River Basin Initiative   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, April 27, 2015—Mohawk Industries has received the inaugural Sustainability Greenie Award from the Coosa River Basin Initiative (CRBI).

Philadelphia Floor Store Offers Free Sessions on Ultraviolet Cure System   Full Article
Conshohocken, PA, April 28, 2015—Philadelphia Floor Store will offer two complimentary training sessions on the HID Ultraviolet Floor Cure System on Thursday, May 7th at the their showroom in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

Houzz Q1 Renovation Barometer Indicates Increased Confidence   Full Article
Palo Alto, CA, April 27, 2015—Houzz released its Q1 2015 Renovation Barometer, which indicates positive sentiment among its architecture, interior design, landscape design and home improvement community.

Michael Halebian & Co. Receives Kahrs Distributor Award   Full Article
Carlstadt, NJ, April 27, 2015—Flooring distributor Michael Halebian & Co., Inc. has received the Kahrs Distributor of the Year award for 2014.