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Builder Confidence Grows in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 16, 2014 -- Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose four points in July to a reading of 53 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Shaw Releases Sixth Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 16, 2014 – Shaw Industries said it has released its sixth annual sustainability report.

J+J Flooring Group Offers Customized Rugs   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 16, 2014 -- J+J Flooring Group has rolled out a new commercial customized area rug program called Invision Rugs that complements the broadloom and modular products offered by J+J brand Invision.

Mortgage Applications Fall Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 16, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume fell 3.6% the week of July 11 from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Producer Prices in June Rise More Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 16, 2014 -- U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June, according to the Labor Department.

Industrial Production Rises in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 16, 2014 -- U.S. industrial production edged higher in June, according to the Federal Reserve on Wednesday.

Beaulieu International Group To Build Plant in Georgia   Full Article
Cartersville, GA, July 15, 2014 -- Beaulieu International Group said it will invest $200 million to build a campus-style manufacturing facility in Cartersville.

Retail Sales Rise in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 15, 2014 -- Retail sales rose in June despite slower auto sales, according to the Commerce Department.

New York Area Manufacturing Surges in July   Full Article
New York, NY, July 15, 2014 -- A New York-area manufacturing index rose to its highest level in more than four years this month.

FIANA, CFI Planning Joint Event in September   Full Article
Vancouver, WA, July 15, 2014 -- The Floor Installation Association of North America and the Certified Floorcovering Installers are planning a joint convention in New Orleans Sept. 4-6.