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Armstrong Asbestos Trust Sells 2.7 Million Shares   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Feb. 26, 2015 -- The Armstrong World Industries Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust said that it had sold 2,739,944 shares of Armstrong common stock to a financial institution.

Unemployment Claims Rise Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2015 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits surged last week above 300,000 to the highest level in seven weeks, according to the Labor Department.

Statements Tile and Stone Founder Retires   Full Article
Seattle, WA, Feb. 26, 2015 -- Statements Tile and Stone said that its founder, Steve Calkins, has retired.

Consumer Prices Fall in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2015 -- Consumer prices fell in January, according to the Labor Department.

Lumber Liquidators Reports Lower Income, Higher Sales   Full Article
Toano, VA, Feb. 25, 2015 -- Lumber Liquidators reported fourth quarter net income of $17.3 million, or $0.64 per share, compared to net income of $20.8 million, or $0.74 per share, a year ago.

New Home Sales Tick Down in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 25, 2015 -- New home sales edged down in January, according to the Commerce Department.

Lowe's Earnings Surge on Higher Sales   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, Feb. 25, 2015 -- Home improvement retailer Lowe's reported fourth quarter net earnings of $450 million, a 47.0% increase over the same period a year ago.

Tandus Centiva, Desso, Collaborating in North America   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Feb. 25, 2015 -- Tandus Centiva and Desso, both Tarkett companies, said they will be collaborating in North America on commercial flooring and service.

Floor Industry Foundation Gala Set for March 25   Full Article
Anaheim, CA, Feb. 25, 2015 -- The Floor Covering Industry Foundation will hold its second Benefit Gala on March 25 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

NWFA in Partnership With Sinise Foundation   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, Feb. 25, 2015 -- The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced a new partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program, which builds smart homes for injured veterans.