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Foreclosure Filings Up 6% in October, RealtyTrac   Full Article
Irvine, CA, November 12, 2015—Foreclosure filings were reported on 115,134 U.S. properties in October, an increase of 6% from the previous month but still down 6% from a year ago, according to RealtyTrac's U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for October 2015.

Crossville Sponsors Traditional Home Napa Valley Showhouse   Full Article
Crossville, TN, November 12, 2015—Crossville, Inc. is a sponsor and product contributor for the fourth annual Traditional Home Napa Valley Showhouse, benefitting the Napa Valley Film Festival.

NFIB Small Business Index Unchanged in October   Full Article
Nashville, TN, November 11, 2015—The National Federation of Independent Business' (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index was unchanged in October, posting no change after a rise of only 0.2 points in September and a gain of only 0.5 in August.

Two Carpetland USA Locations Named Armstrong Elite Retailers   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, November 11, 2015—Armstrong World Industries has announced that Carpetland USA's Pewaukee and Glendale locations are the first and second newest members of Armstrong’s Elite Retailer program.

Oriental Weavers Hires Susan Holley as VP, National Accounts   Full Article
Dalton, GA, November 11, 2015—Oriental Weavers has tapped Susan Holley as its new vice president, national accounts.

Coverings Seeking Applications for Emerging Leaders Program   Full Article
Alexandria, VA, November 11, 2015—The Coverings Rock Stars: An Emerging Leaders Program is planning to honor the best and brightest young talent in the tile and stone industry.

USGBC Releases Results of Supply Chain Optimization Working Group   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 11, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council has announced the results of its Supply Chain Optimization Working Group, chartered to develop implementation procedures within option 3 of the LEED v4 Materials & Resources credit.

Florida Tile Expanding Lawrenceburg Operations   Full Article
Lawrenceburg, KY, November 10, 2015—Florida Tile is making a $25.2 million investment to expand its operations Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

Ark Floors Accused of Selling Laminate with High Levels of Formaldehyde, NYT   Full Article
South El Monte, CA, November 10, 2015—The hedge fund manager who accused Lumber Liquidators of selling laminate flooring with high levels of formaldehyde is now accusing California-based Ark Floors of the same, according to the New York Times.

Merchant Wholesaler Sales & Inventories Both Up in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 10, 2015—September 2015 sales of merchant wholesalers were $448.0 billion, up 0.5% from the revised August level but down 3.9% from the September 2014 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.