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Foreclosure Filings Fell 3% in 2015   Full Article
Irvine, CA, January 14, 2016—Foreclosure filings were reported on 1,083,572 U.S. properties in 2015, down 3% from 2014 and down 62% from the peak of 2,871,891 properties with foreclosure filings in 2010, according to RealtyTrac.

Metroflor Expanding Distribution Partnerships with Four Firms   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, January 14, 2016—Metroflor Corporation announced that effective January 1, Herregan Distributors, Apollo Distributing, William M. Bird and Company and Ohio Valley Flooring all expanded their service areas for Metroflor LVT products.

Texas Retailer Red Marron Dies   Full Article
Dalton, GA, January 14, 2016—Joseph E. Marron, or Red as many called him, passed away on January 6.

USFloors Receives Third Patent on Coretec   Full Article
Dalton, GA, January 13, 2016—USFloors’ third Coretec patent was issued yesterday, providing the broadest protection to date for its Coretec products.

Jay Gould Named President and COO of Interface   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, January 13, 2016—Jay Gould has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Interface, according to the company’s board of directors.

FCICA Announces Winners of 1st Bruce Newbrough CIM Scholarship   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, January 12, 2016—FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association is pleased to announce the winners of the first Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program Scholarship.

Shaw Will Now Directly Supply Anderson Hardwood to Midwest Customers   Full Article
Dalton, GA, January 13, 2016—Shaw has announced its plans to directly supply Anderson Hardwood products to retail customers in the Midwest United States.

Crossville Expands Las Vegas Presence to KBIS Show   Full Article
Crossville, TN, January 13, 2016—Crossville, Inc. is bringing its latest tile collections to the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) by partnering with KBIS exhibitors to provide products for installed vignettes throughout the show floor.

Small Business Optimism Improves Slightly   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 13, 2016—Optimism among small business owners was slightly higher in December, though still below average, according to the NFIB’s latest Small Business Economic Trends report.

November's Foreclosure Rate Down 18.8% Year-over-Year   Full Article
Irvine, CA, January 12, 2016—There were 33,000 completed foreclosures nationally in November 2015, according to CoreLogic’s National Foreclosure Report, down from 41,000 in November 2014, a decline of 18.8%.