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Valinge Gets U.S. Patent for Recycling Method   Full Article
Viken, Sweden, Jan. 29, 2014 -- Valinge has won a U.S. patent for a method to recycle floor panels.

Home Prices Continue to Rise Year Over Year   Full Article
New York, NY, Jan. 28, 2014 -- Home prices rose in November from the previous year by the most in almost eight years, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index of property prices.

Consumer Confidence Improves in January   Full Article
New York, NY, Jan. 28, 2014 -- Consumer confidence increased in January, the Conference Board said.

Tile Shop Investigation Affirms Allegations   Full Article
Minneapolis, MN, Jan. 28, 2014 -- The brother-in-law of Tile Shop Holdings CEO Robert Rucker has been fired after allegations that he had an improper relationship with vendors.

Quick-Step Entering Hardwood Business   Full Article
Dallas, TX, Jan. 28, 2014 -- Laminate firm Quick-Step is getting into the engineered hardwood flooring business by launching "Q-Wood" at Surfaces this week.

Durable Goods Orders Fall Unexpectedly   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 28, 2014 -- Orders for durable goods declined unexpectedly in December, according to the Commerce Department.

New Home Sales in 2013 Highest in Five Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2014 -- Sales of new single-family homes declined in December, but final sales in 2013 were at the highest level in five years, according to the Commerce Department.

IVC US Signs Distributor Denver Hardwood   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Jan. 27, 2014 -- IVC US has signed a distribution agreement with Denver Hardwood to distribute its Moduleo luxury vinyl tile and plank.

Armstrong VCT Wins Good Design Award   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Jan. 27, 2014 -- Armstrong Commercial Flooring said its Raffia vinyl composition tile took home top honors in the 2013 Good Design Awards.

Third Lawsuit Filed Against Lumber Liquidators   Full Article
Newport News, VA, Jan. 24, 2014 -- A third federal class action suit over alleged violation of the Lacey Act and other problems has been filed against Lumber Liquidators, this time in the U.S. District Court for Virginia.