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Vision Design Award Winners Announced   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, April 15, 2016—The winners of the seventh annual Vision Design Awards have been announced.

Rent Costs Up 3.7% in March, as Demand Continues to Outpace Supply   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 15, 2016—The cost of rent rose 3.7% year-over-year in March, the Labor Department reported in its Consumer Price Index, marking the fourth straight month of significant rise.

Fred Zebro Joins Mohawk Group as Regional VP   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, April 15, 2016—Mohawk Group has announced that experienced contract interiors furnishings and finishes leader Fred Zebro has joined the company as regional vice president for the New York-New Jersey region.

Caesar Ceramics Awarded OHSAS Health and Safety Certification   Full Article
Fiorano Modenese, IT, April 15, 2016—Caesar Ceramics was recently awarded OHSAS 18001 Certification.

Nydree Sponsors Race to Raise Awareness of Foster Care Crisis   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, April 15, 2016—Nydree Flooring is a premier corporate sponsor of the Promise686 team participating in the Tough Mudder: Atlanta obstacle race on May 7.

New Claims for Unemployment Benefits at Lowest Level Since 1973   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 14, 2016—Claims for new unemployment benefits fell by 13,000 to 253,000 in the week ended April 9, according to the Labor Department.

Consumer Prices Ticked Up in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 14, 2016—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

GSA Adopts Green Business Certification's SITES Program   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 14, 2016—The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced it has adopted the SITES rating system for its capital construction program.

Crossville Announces Common Thread for the Cure Scarf Design Contest   Full Article
Crossville, TN, April 14, 2016—Crossville, Inc. has launched its second scarf design contest, a biennial competition held in support of The Common Thread for the Cure.

March Retail Sales Down 0.3% from February, But Up 1.7% YOY   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 13, 2016—Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for March were $446.9 billion, a decrease of 0.3% from the previous month, and 1.7% above March 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau announced.