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LL Sales down 17.8% in March 2015   Full Article
New York, NY, April 2, 2015—Lumber Liquidators' March comparable store sales fell 17.8% with an 11.3% drop in volume.

Factory Orders Rise Following Six Consecutive Decreases   Full Article
April 2, 2015, Washington, D.C.--New orders for manufactured goods in February increased $0.8 billion or 0.2 percent to $468.3 billion, following six consecutive monthly decreases, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today.

Huxta Hired As Ecore Director of Sales for Healthcare   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 2, 2015—Mark Huxta has joined Ecore as director of sales for healthcare.

Las Vegas Market Offering Designer "Boot Camp"   Full Article
Las Vegas, NV, April 2, 2015—Las Vegas Market and Design Camp are partnering once again for a presentation led by celebrity interior designers Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis and catered to the design community for Summer Las Vegas Market.

Construction Spending Down Slightly in February   Full Article
Arlington, VA, April 2, 2015—Construction spending in February totaled $967 billion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

BASF Announces Price Increase on Polyamide 6 Polymer   Full Article
Wyandotte, MI, April 2, 2015—BASF will begin increasing the price for polyamide 6 polymer by $0.07 per pound in North America, effective April 15, 2015 or as contracts allow.

Manufacturing Expands for 27th Consecutive Month   Full Article
Tempe, Arizona, April 1, 2015—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 27th consecutive month, according to the Institute of Supply Management’s Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Economy Added 189K Jobs in March   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, April 1, 2015—The private sector added 189,000 U.S. nonfarm private sector jobs in March.

Home Price Index Reveals 4.6% Increase in January   Full Article
New York, NY, April 1, 2015—The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4.6% in January compared with 12 months earlier.

Engineered Floors & Dream Weaver Open LA Distribution Center   Full Article
Fullerton, CA, April 1, 2015—Engineered Floors and Dream Weaver opened a new West Coast distribution facility in Los Angeles on March 27 to service dealers on the west coast.