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House Prices Edge Higher in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2015 -- House prices increased by 0.2% in November from October, as year-over-year prices rose 4.3%, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index.

Durable Goods Orders Fall Sharply in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2015 -- Durable goods orders fell sharply in December, mostly due to a huge decline in demand for commercial aircraft, according to the Commerce Department.

Domotex Asia Set for March 24-26   Full Article
Shanghai, China, Jan. 26, 2015 -- The floor covering industry will meet in Shanghai at Domotex asia/Chinafloor March 24-26.

Empire Today To Open First Three Stores   Full Article
Northlake, IL, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Empire Today is opening stores for the first time in its 55-year history, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Schönox Names Winners of Worst Subfloor Contest   Full Article
Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Schönox named the winners of its Worst Subfloor in North America Contest at Surfaces last week.

Builder Horton Reports Higher Earnings, Sales   Full Article
Ft. Worth, TX, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Homebuilder D.R. Horton reported that first quarter earnings rose to $142.5 million, or $0.39 a share, from $123.2 million, or $0.36 a share, in the same period a year ago.

Armstrong Laminate Wins Good Design Award   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Armstrong Residential Flooring said its Architectural Remnants laminate flooring has taken top honors in the 2014 Good Design Awards.

Tandus Centiva Expands Use of TandusTape   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Tandus Centiva has expanded TandusTape for use with Flex-Aire Modular products.

Fortifiber's Aquabar Passes California Air Standard   Full Article
Fernley, NV, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Fortifiber said that its Aquabar has passed California’s Indoor Air Quality standard.

American OEM Installs Finishing Line   Full Article
Only, TN, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Valspar said it has begun supplying coatings to a new American OEM hardwood-flooring line in Only, Tennessee.