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Retail Sales Increase in May, April Revised Higher   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 12, 2014 -- U.S. retail sales rose 0.3% in May and April's initial estimate was revised higher, according to the Commerce Department.

Initial Jobless Claims Edge Higher Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 12, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits edged up 4,000 to 317,000 last week, according to the Labor Department.

Emser Tile Again Holding Photo Contest   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 2014 -- Emser Tile has launched its second annual Emser Inspired photo contest.

Special Events Highlight of Summer Rug Market   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, June 12, 2014 -- AmericasMart said it will present a long and diverse slate of special events at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market July 8-15.

Card-Monroe Tufting Machine Wins Award   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, June 11, 2014 --Card-Monroe Corp. has received Frost & Sullivan's Product Leadership award for its ColorPoint tufting machine.

Bentley Mills' NeoCon Showroom Wins Top Honor   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, June 11, 2014 -- Bentley Mills' showroom in The Merchandise Mart in Chicago won Best in Competition and also won the small showrooms category in the NeoCon Showroom and Booth Design Competition.

Mortgage Application Volume Rises Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 11, 2014 -- Mortgage applications jumped 10.3% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Armstrong Names New Elite Retailer   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 11, 2014 -- Armstrong World Industries said that Home Plus Floors in Longview, Texas was named an Armstrong Elite Retailer.

Mohawk Moves Up in Newsweek's Green List   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, June 11, 2014 -- Mohawk Industries placed 241st in Newsweek magazine’s fifth ranking of 500 of the largest U.S. companies.

Environmental Coalition Releases Lacey Act Video   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 11, 2014 -- A coalition of labor and environmental groups has released a video that illustrates how the Lacey Act addresses the need to crack down on the global illegal timber trade.