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CarpetsPlus Colortile Announces Annual Convention Details   Full Article
Tuscon, AZ, September 16, 2015—CarpetsPlus Colortile will hold its annual convention on March 4 to 7, 2016 at Tucson’s Starr Pass Resort.

Langhorne Carpet Making Rugs for Pope Francis' Visit to Philadelphia   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, September 16, 2015—Langhorne Carpet Company of Penndel, Pennsylvania was commissioned to produce three handmade rugs in preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia, according to Philadelphia’s ABC 6.

Consumer Price Index Fell in August with Gas Down Sharply   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 16, 2015—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers decreased 0.1% in August on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Tarkett Execs Joining in Sustainability Panel at Living Products Expo   Full Article
Pittsburgh, PA, September 15, 2015—Tarkett executives Diane Martel and Feliks Bezati are scheduled to speak alongside a panel of sustainability experts at the Living Product Expo 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mohawk Group Announces Design Contest for K-12 Schools   Full Article
Dalton, GA September 15, 2015—Mohawk Group is tapping the creative energy of children with its Scratch Art Design Contest.

Industrial Production Rises 0.6% in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 15, 2015--Industrial production increased 0.6% in July after moving up 0.1% in June, according to the Federal Reserve.

Distributive Trade Sales & Shipments Up 0.1% in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 15, 2015—The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for July was estimated at $1,328.0 billion, up 0.1% from June 2015, but was down 2.7% from July 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Retail & Food Services Sales Rose in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 15, 2015—Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for August were $447.7 billion, an increase of 0.2% from the previous month, and 2.2% above August 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

IVC US Announces Changes to its Leadership Team   Full Article
Dalton, GA, September 14, 2015—IVC US has made distinct modifications to its executive leadership team in conjunction with the Mohawk Industries acquisition.

Victoria Carpets Acquires the Interfloor Group   Full Article
Worcestershire, UK, September 14, 2015—Carpet maker Victoria has acquired the Interfloor Group from Milestone Capital, Hutton Collins Partners, and the group’s management for $100.34 million.