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Schönox Wraps Up Its 1st Annual Distribution Partner Conference   Full Article
Florence, AL, October 27, 2015—Schönox held its first annual conference for all of its distribution partners to discuss strategy and long term planning.

September New Home Sales Down from August but Ahead of '14   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 26, 2015—Sales of new single-family houses in September 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 468,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

NAFCD Q2 Sales Trends Report Indicates Slightly Slowed Growth   Full Article
Chicago, IL, October 26, 2015—The National Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) has released the 2015 Q2 NAFCD Quarterly Sales Trends Report, which showed that growth overall the past 90 days has slowed slightly.

Interface's Mission Zero Helps It Find and Retain Talent   Full Article
La Grange, GA, October 26, 2015—Interface’s chief innovation officer, Nigel Stansfield, recently did an interview with in which he said that Interface’s reputation as a sustainability leader has helped the company attract the top talent.

BiggerPockets Releases List of Best & Worst Markets for Real Estate Investment   Full Article
Denver, CO, October 26, 2015—BiggerPockets has released the Real Estate Investor Market Index, which outlines the ten best and worst major markets for real estate investment in 2015.

Tandus Centiva, Suzanne Tick & Antron Team Up On Youth Program   Full Article
Dalton, GA, October 26, 2015—Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett company, Suzanne Tick Inc. and Antron Carpet Fiber have teamed up to support the Publicolor Summer Design Studio.

Lumber Liquidators Pleads Guilty to Lumber Trafficking Charges   Full Article
Toano, VA, October 23, 2015—Lumber Liquidators pleaded guilty yesterday to five criminal charges, including one felony, related to illegal importation of Mongolian oak from eastern Russia to the U.S.

Number of Properties Seriously Underwater Fell in Q3, RealtyTrac   Full Article
Irvine, CA, October 23, 2015—At of the end of Q3 there were 6,917,673 U.S. residential properties seriously underwater, representing 12.7% of all mortgaged properties, according to RealtyTrac’s Q3 2015 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report.

Three in Ten U.S. Jobs Held by Self-Employed and Their Hires   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 23, 2015— Self-employed Americans and the workers they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, or 30% of the national workforce, according to a Pew Research Center analysis.

Leading Economic Index Declines in September after Two Flat Months   Full Article
New York, NY, October 23, 2015—The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. declined 0.2% in September to 123.3.