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Conference Board's Leading Economic Index Rose by 0.3% in June   Full Article
New York, NY, July 22, 2016—The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.3% in June to 123.7, following a 0.2% decline in May, and a 0.5 percent increase in April.

Confidence High Among Home Renovation Market Professionals, Houzz   Full Article
Palo Alto, CA, July 22, 2016—Houzz has released the Q2 2016 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks confidence in the home renovation market among industry professionals.

NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention Registration Now Open   Full Article
Chicago, IL, July 22, 2016—Registration for the 2016 NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention is now open.

JJ Haines Extends Coverage of Earthwerks LVT   Full Article
Houston, TX, July 22, 2016—JJ Haines has extended its coverage of Earthwerks LVT to the Florida area.

Existing Home Sales Rose for Fourth Consecutive Month in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 21, 2016—Boosted by a greater share of sales to first-time buyers not seen in nearly four years, existing-home sales maintained their upward trajectory in June, rising 1.1%, according to NAR.

AIA Billings Index Reports June Score of 52.6, Indicating Expansion   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 21, 2016—The American Institute of Architects reported the June ABI score was 52.6, down from the mark of 53.1 in the previous month.

Kersey Chosen as Brand Manager of Engineered Floors' Pentz Division   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 21, 2016—Floor covering executive Brandon Kersey was recently chosen by Engineered Floors to be brand manager for its new main street flooring division Pentz Commercial Flooring Solutions.

J+J Flooring Group Video Wins Two Bronze Telly Awards   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 21, 2016—J+J Flooring Group’s “We’re on it.” video has been named a Bronze Award winner in both the employee communications and motivational categories of the 37th Annual Telly Awards.

Välinge Signs License Agreement with Turkish ADO-Group   Full Article
Viken, Sweden, July 20, 2016—Välinge has entered a license agreement with Turkish producer ADO-Group.

Innovations4Flooring Wins European Court Case Against Unilin   Full Article
Willemstad, Curaçao, July 20, 2016—Innovations4Flooring (I4F) has announced that it has won a European court case against the Unilin group.