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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.

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.

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.

Existing Home Sales Rise in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 20, 2015 -- Home resales rose 2.4% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.04 million, the National Association of Realtors said.

Leading Indicators Increase in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 20, 2015 -- The composite index of Leading Economic Indicators was up 0.5% in December following a revised 0.4% rise in November, according to the Conference Board.