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Leading Economic Indicators Rise Again in November   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 18, 2014 -- The index of leading economic indicators rose 0.6% in November, according to the Conference Board.

Initial Jobless Claims Edge Lower   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 18, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell last week by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 294,000, according to the Labor Department.

Armstrong LVT Wins Healthcare Design Award   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Dec. 18, 2014 -- Armstrong said that its Natural Creations luxury vinyl tile with the I-Set Installation System was named a 2014 Best Of Year Honoree by Interior Design Magazine.

Mohawk Names Aligned Retailers of Year   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Dec. 18, 2014 -- Mohawk has named the winners of its National Retailer of the Year awards, which recognize the top-performing retailers for both the ColorCenter and Floorscapes aligned retailer programs.

Philadelphia-Area Manufacturing Falls in December   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 18, 2014 -- The Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index decreased 16 points to 24.5 this month.

Architecture Billings Index Falls but Remains Positive   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 17, 2014 -- The Architecture Billings Index declined in November but remained positive for the seventh consecutive month.

Mortgage Application Volume Drops   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 17, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume fell last week and interest rates declined to their lowest level since May 2013, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Shaw Names Its 2015 Color of the Year   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Shaw Floors has named Lady in Grey as its 2015 Color of the Year.

Consumer Prices Decline in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 17, 2014 -- Consumer prices fell the most in nearly six years in November, the Labor Department said.

CRI, CARE Form Stewardship Program   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 16, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute and Carpet America Recovery Effort have formed a voluntary product stewardship program to assist sorters of post-consumer carpet diverted from the nation's landfills.