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Consumer Sentiment Improves in Early August   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 12, 2016 -- Consumer confidence inched upward in early August.

NAFCT & FCICA Sign Memorandum of Understanding   Full Article
Neenah, WI, August 15, 2016—NAFCT, the National Academy of Floor Covering Training and FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, have signed a memorandum of understanding between the two organizations.

Retail Sales Flat in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 12, 2016 -- U.S. retail sales were unchanged in July from the previous month, according to the Commerce Department.

Armstrong Reports Lower Sales, Income for Quarter   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Aug. 12, 2016 -- Armstrong Flooring reported lower second quarter revenues and income compared to a year ago.

Home Affordability Dips in Second Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 12, 2016 -- Solid home price appreciation more than offset a modest reduction in mortgage interest rates to push housing affordability lower in the second quarter of 2016.

Nemo Tile Names Director of National Accounts   Full Article
New York, NY, Aug. 12, 2016 -- Nemo Tile has named Clarice Cawood as the company's first director of national accounts.

FCICA Adds to Webinar Series   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, Aug. 12, 2016 -- FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, said that beginning in January it will hold a product-focused webinar on the first week of each month.

Producer Prices Fall in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 12, 2016 -- U.S. producer prices fell unexpectedly in July, according to the Labor Department.

Initial Unemployment Claims Edge Lower   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 11, 2016 -- Initial jobless claims ticked lower last week to a seasonally adjusted 266,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Mohawk Names Leaders of Countertop, Wood Businesses   Full Article
Calhoun, GA. Aug. 11, 2016 –- Mohawk Industries has made leadership announcements in two business areas.