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NAFCD Report Indicates Q1 Growth for Members   Full Article
Chicago, IL, March 19, 2015—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors has released its Q1 2015 quarterly sales trends report, which shows that initial 2015 sales growth forecasts with NAFCD distributors indicate 6% growth.

Fed Indicates Interest Rate Increase Is Coming   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 19, 2015—The Federal Reserve opened the door to an interest-rate increase as soon as June, while also indicating it will go slow once it gets started, reports Bloomberg.

Foreclosure Activity at Lowest Rate in Nearly Nine Years Last Month   Full Article
Irvine, CA, March 19, 2015—Foreclosure activity fell 4.3% to the lowest rate in nearly nine years in February, according to RealtyTrac, with banks starting the process on fewer homes and scheduling fewer auctions than the previous month.

Tate Launches New Brand of Floor Finishes   Full Article
Jessup, MD, March 19, 2015—Raised access flooring firm Tate is introducing Tate Signatures, a new brand of factory laminated access floor finishes.

Tandus Centiva Offers Service Hours to Community   Full Article
Dalton, GA, March 19, 2015—As part of Tandus Centiva’s 2015 annual sales meeting, the company partnered with West Zephyrhills Elementary, Joshua House and Sunrise Domestic Violence Shelter to offer service hours.

Architectural Billings Rose in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 18, 2015—The Architectural Billings Index rose to 50.4 in February, says the American Institute of Architects.

NeoCon East Seminar Proposal Acceptance Closes Soon   Full Article
Chicago, IL, March 18, 2015—NeoCon East 2015 seminar proposals are due April 1, 2015.

Portland Airport Turns Old Carpet into Collector Items   Full Article
Portland, OR, March 18, 2015—Portland International Airport (PDX) is replacing its current carpet, which has, over its 30 years installed, achieved an iconic status in pop culture, and a portion of the removed carpet will be upcycled into souvenir items.

Fuse Releases 2014 Supplier & Member Awards   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, March 18, 2015—Fuse Alliance has announced its 2014 annual supplier and member awards.

Housing Starts Fell in February   Full Article
New York, NY, March 17, 2015—U.S. housing starts fell 17% in February to their lowest level in a year, likely due to harsh weather, according to the Commerce Department.