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Consumer Price Index up 0.3% in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 17, 2015—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.3% in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Foreclosure Filings Down 13% in First Half of 2015, Says RealtyTrac   Full Article
Irvine, CA, July 17, 2015—RealtyTrac released its Midyear 2015 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows a total of 597,589 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in the first half of 2015, down 13% from the previous six months.

Carpet One Floor & Home Rolls Out New Digital Marketing Tools   Full Article
Grapevine, TX, July 17, 2015—At its annual summer convention, Carpet One Floor & Home announced new digital marketing programs.

Dal-Tile Acquires Cerámica San Lorenzo   Full Article
Dallas, TX, July 16, 2015—Dal-Tile has acquired the North American operations of Cerámica San Lorenzo.

Rug Winners of AmericasMart Visual Display Awards Announced   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, July 16, 2015--AmericasMart’s semi-annual Visual Display Awards celebrate outstanding visual merchandising at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market.

Small Business Optimism Index Sees Largest Decline Since 2012   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 16, 2015—The National Federation of Independent Business’s Small Business Optimism Index dropped 4.2 points to 94.1 in June, the lowest reading since March 2014.

Final Demand Goods Buoyed PPI in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 15, 2015—The Producer Price Index for final demand advanced 0.4% in June, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Mohawk Realigns Reportable Segments   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, July 15, 2015-- Mohawk Industries has realigned its reportable segments to reflect how the company’s results will be reported by management.

Biedermann Hired as Beaulieu's Executive VP of Residential Sales   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 15, 2015—Kevin Biedermann has joined Beaulieu America as executive vice president of residential sales, effective immediately.

June Industrial Production Rose 0.3%   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 15, 2015—Industrial production increased 0.3% in June but fell at an annual rate of 1.4% for the second quarter of 2015, according to the Federal Reserve.