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Consumer Sentiment Ticks Up in February   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Feb. 28, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment rose to 81.6 in February from an initial reading of 81.2, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan.

Builder Sentiment in Multi-Family Housing Drops   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 28, 2014 -- The National Association of Home Builders' Multifamily Production Index showed a slight weakening as the index declined four points to 50 in the fourth quarter.

Fourth Quarter Economic Growth Revised Lower   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 28, 2014 -- Fourth quarter economic growth was revised lower from the initial estimate of 3.2%.

Bona Issues Alert About Dust Containment Trailer   Full Article
Aurora, CO, Feb. 28, 2014 -- Hardwood floor care firm Bona US has issued a voluntary safety alert of its Bona Atomic Dust Containment System (DCS) unit mounted in a trailer used to sand and refinish hardwood floors.

Chicago Manufacturing Rises Unexpectedly   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Feb. 28, 2014 -- The Chicago Business Barometer remained broadly unchanged at 59.8 in February compared with 59.6 in January, but was well ahead of expectations.

Mullican Wood Featured in 'Flipping Boston'   Full Article
Johnson City, TN, Feb. 28, 2014 -- Hardwood maker Mullican Flooring will have one of its products featured March 1 in an episode of “Flipping Boston,” on the A&E channel.

Somerset Hardwood in 'Property Brothers'   Full Article
Somerset, KY, Feb. 28, 2014 -- Somerset hardwood flooring will be featured in two upcoming episodes of Property Brothers, with the first episode airing on March 12.

New Homes Getting Bigger but Far Fewer Sold   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2014 -- Though the average size of new homes keeps getting bigger, there is more to this home buying trend than meets the eye, according to Census Bureau data presented by the National Association of Home Builders.

Initial Jobless Claims Move Higher Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits rose 14,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 348,000, according to the Labor Department.

Mohawk Home Announces Changes to Executive Team   Full Article
Sugar Valley, GA, Feb. 27, 2014 -- Mohawk Home announced that it is making several changes to its executive team.