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Post Holiday Planned Layoffs Surge   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Feb. 6, 2014 -- Announced job cuts surged in January as retailers cut their staffs after weak holiday sales, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Builder Confidence in Senior Market Surges   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for the fourth quarter was up sharply, according to the National Association of Home Builders 55+ Housing Market Index.

Floorfolio Expands in Texas, New Jersey   Full Article
Edison, NJ, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Commercial resilient firm Floorfolio Industries said it has opened a Texas warehouse and expanded its New Jersey location.

Training Top 125 List Includes Flooring Firms   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Training Magazine has named three flooring companies to its top 125 list for 2014.

ADP Reports 175,000 Jobs Added in January   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Private employers added 175,000 jobs in January, according to the monthly ADP Employment Report.

Remodelers See Modest Growth Ahead   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Residential remodeling will continue a gradual climb back up in 2014 from a dramatic fall during the economic downturn, according to NAHB experts.

Mohawk, Daltile Products in NAHB Show Home   Full Article
Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Mohawk and its sister brand Daltile are again the exclusive suppliers of flooring for The New American Home, part of the 2014 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas this week.

Services Sector Expansion Picks Up in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Expansion in the services sector of the economy picked up in January, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Mortgage Applications Tick Up Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 5, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume last week rose on the strength of refinancing, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

CEOs Growing More Confident in Economy   Full Article
Dallas, TX, Feb. 4, 2014 -- Chief executives are growing more confident in the U.S. economy, according to the quarterly survey by the Young Presidents Organization.