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Factory Orders Decline in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 3, 2015 -- Factory orders dropped for a fifth consecutive month in December, according to the Commerce Department.

Shaw Contract Opens Atlanta Showroom   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Feb. 3, 2015 -- Shaw Contract Group has opened a new showroom in Atlanta.

Remodeling Growth Expected To Slow This Year   Full Article
Cambridge, MA, Feb. 3, 2015 -- Growth in home improvement spending is expected to soften throughout the coming year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

NAFCD Names Board of Directors   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Feb. 3, 2015 -- The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors has named its board of directors for 2015.

FCDA Names Fishman Distributor of Year   Full Article
Baltimore, MD, Feb. 3, 2015 -- Fishman Flooring Solutions has been named distributor of the year for 2014 by the Floor Covering Distributor Alliance and the Alliance’s Powerhold brand of flooring installation products.

SelecTech Forms Hair Salon Division   Full Article
Avon, MA, Feb. 3, 2015 -- SelecTech said it has created a division to cater to hair salons, barber shops and spas.

Construction Spending Rises in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 2, 2015 -- Spending on U.S. construction projects rose 0.4% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $982.1 billion, according to the Commerce Department.

Consumer Spending Falls in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 2, 2015 -- Consumer spending fell in December a seasonally adjusted 0.3% from the prior month, the Commerce Department said.

Manufacturing Sector Growth Slows in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 2, 2015 -- Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in January more than expected, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Card-Monroe Names Brad Card President   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Feb. 2, 2015 -- Tufting machinery maker Card-Monroe Corp. said that Bradford T. Card will become president of the company effective immediately.