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Industrial Production Down for Second Month in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 16, 2015—Industrial production decreased 0.2% in September after edging down 0.1% in August, according to the Federal Reserve.

Construction Material Prices Down in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 15, 2015—Construction materials prices fell 1.6% in September and 5.3% year over year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Consumer Price Index Falls 0.2%, Largely due to Gasoline   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 15, 2015—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers decreased 0.2% in September on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Commercial Property Prices Surpass November 2007 Peak   Full Article
New York, NY, October 15, 2015—The all-property composite index of commercial properties prices has surpassed the November 2007 peak for the first time on an inflation-adjusted basis, according to a report by the National Real Estate Investor.

IIDA Announces Details for 2016 Advocacy Symposium   Full Article
Denver, Colorado, October 15, 2015—The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has announced that its second annual Advocacy Symposium will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver, Colorado on September 23 to 25, 2016.

Registration Open for IICRCA 2016 Event   Full Article
Las Vegas, NV, October 15, 2015—Registration is now open for The Institute of Inspection, Clean and Restoration Association (IICRCA) event, which will take place May 11 to 13 at the Westgate Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nourison to Open New High Point Market Showroom This Week   Full Article
High Point, NC, October 14, 2015—Nourison’s newly expanded High Point Market showroom is set to open this week.

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index Virtually Unchanged in September   Full Article
Nashville, TN, October 14, 2015—NFIB’s Small Business Optimism Index was basically unchanged from August to September. Reading 96.1, the Index gained 0.2 points and remains well below the 42-year average of 98.

Fuse Alliance Announces Three New Network Service Providers   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, October 14, 2015—Fuse Alliance announced that three new service providers have joined the network: Capozza Tile & Floor Covering; Christian Brothers Flooring & Interiors; and Commercial Carpet Centre.

September U.S. Retail Sales Rose Slightly   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 14, 2015—Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for September were $447.7 billion, an increase of 0.1% from the previous month, and 2.4% above September 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.