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Oil Prices Down on News of Japan's Contraction & Oversupply   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 17, 2015—Oil prices fell towards six-year lows today on data showing the economy of Japan, the world's third-biggest oil consumer, contracted in the second quarter, according to Reuters.

Builder Confidence for New, Single-Family Homes Rises One Point   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 17, 2015—Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in August rose one point to a level of 61 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

Consumer Sentiment Down Slightly in August   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, August 17, 2015—Consumer sentiment fell slightly in August to 92.9 from July’s 93.1 reading, according to preliminary results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.

IDS Buyers' Guide Now Available   Full Article
High Point, NC, August 17, 2015—The Interior Design Society (IDS) has announced that the IDS Buyers’ Guide is now available.

Surya Named to Inc. 5000 List for Fifth Consecutive Year   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, August 14, 2015—Surya has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for the fifth straight year.

Gerflor USA Announces Winner of Design Immersion Getaway   Full Article
Bensenville, IL, August 14, 2015—Gerflor USA has announced the winner of the Creation Collection Design Immersion Getaway promotion: Amy Mays, design principal at HDR Inc. in New York.

Oerlikon Cuts Ribbon on New Dalton Service Center   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 14, 2015—The Segment Manmade Fibers of the Swiss Technology group Oerlikon opened its new service center in Dalton, Georgia yesterday.

J+J Releases Report Identifying Trends in Senior Living Design   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 14, 2015—J+J Flooring Group has released a new report that identifies four major design trends taking place in the senior living market.

Coverings Announces Call for Presentations   Full Article
Alexandria, VA, August 14, 2015—Coverings is seeking conference speakers and professional development seminar leaders for its 2016 exhibition programming.

U.S. Producer Price Index Rose in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 14, 2015—The Producer Price Index for final demand advanced 0.2% in July, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Final demand prices rose 0.4% in June and 0.5% in May.