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NWFA Expo Tradeshow Floor Sold Out   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, March 7, 2016—With eight weeks to go until its 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, the National Wood Flooring Association has announced the tradeshow floor has sold out, with 485 booths registered to 273 companies.

Loloi Names Joanna Gaines as New Licensed Partner   Full Article
Dallas, TX, March 7, 2016—Loloi has announced that designer and TV personality, Joanna Gaines, is its newest licensed partner.

Construction Employment Increased by 19,000 in February   Full Article
Arlington, VA, March 7, 2016—Construction firms added 19,000 workers in February, as the number of unemployed construction workers was at the lowest February total since the series started in 2000, according to Associated General Contractors of America.

Tandus Centiva Employees Participate in Community Service Day   Full Article
Dalton, GA, March 7, 2016—Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett company, provides the opportunity for its employees to demonstrate the company’s commitment to supporting community organizations and causes.

U.S. Adds 242,000 Jobs in February, Unemployment Holds at 4.9%   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 4, 2016-- Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 242,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.9%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

TISE Releases Stats on 2016 Show, Reports Increase in Attendance   Full Article
Dallas, TX, March 4, 2016—Informa Exhibitions reports a 10% increase in total attendance at The International Surface Event 2016.

Trade Deficit Widened in January as Exports Dropped   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 4, 2016—The goods and services deficit was $45.7 billion in January, up $1.0 billion from $44.7 billion in December, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.

American Products to Distribute Luxe Premium Floors Products   Full Article
Pineville, NC, March 4, 2016—Luxe Premium Floors has partnered with American Products to distribute its line of prefinished wood flooring in the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida from its new Jacksonville, Florida warehouse.

Summit International Flooring Partners with Jacaranda Carpets   Full Article
Florham Park, NJ, March 4, 2016—Summit International Flooring has established a partnership with Jacaranda Carpets to be its exclusive U.S. dealer.

Factory Orders Rebound, Up 1.6% in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 3, 2016—New orders for manufactured goods in January, up following two consecutive monthly decreases, increased $7.5 billion or 1.6% to $463.9 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported.