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FCICA Launches Commercial Installation Certification   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, July 1, 2014 -- FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is launching an online certification program for all commercial flooring installation managers regardless of their affiliations.

Domotex Russia Set for April in Moscow   Full Article
Hannover, Germany, July 1, 2014 -- Domotex Russia will be held April 1-3 in Moscow.

Chicago Manufacturing Continues To Expand   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 30, 2014 -- The Chicago purchasing managers index fell in June after hitting a seven-month high in May, according to the Chicago business barometer.

Pending Home Sales Hit Eight-Month High   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 30, 2014 -- Pending home sales rose 6.1% in May to reach the highest level in eight months, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday.

Dover Rug & Home Wins Local Choice Awards   Full Article
Natick, MA, June 30, 2014 -- Dover Rug & Home said it has received the 2014 Wicked Local Readers Choice Awards in multiple categories.

WFCA Names Paul Johnson Board Chairman   Full Article
Anaheim, CA, June 24, 2014 -- Paul Johnson, President of Interiors One Inc., Carpet One in Tulsa, Oklahoma has been elected chairman of the board of the World Floor Covering Association, effective July 1.

Surfaces East Features Extensive Educational Offerings   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 30, 2014 -- The International Surface Event East (TISE East), which encompasses three shows, Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas | TileExpo, will be held Oct. 19-22 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach.

Millennials Holding Back Housing Recovery   Full Article
Cambridge, MA, June 27, 2014 -- The U.S. housing recovery should regain its footing, but also faces a number of challenges, concludes The State of the Nation’s Housing report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Consumer Sentiment Rises in June   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, June 27, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment recorded a final June reading of 82.5, up from a final May level of 81.9, according to the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters index.

Laticrete Names Vice President of Finance   Full Article
Bethany, CT, June 27, 2014 -- Latricrete has promoted Janet Brunwin to vice president of finance.