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Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Rate Since Mid-July   Full Article
Washington, D.C., October 12, 2015—Jobless claims fell by 13,000 to 263,000 in the week ended October 3, according to the Labor Department.

Biomimicry Institute Sponsoring Global Design Challenge   Full Article
Missoula, MT, October 12, 2015—Earlier this year, the Biomimicry Institute’s Biomimicry Global Design Challenge asked hundreds of people from around the world to take on a challenge to fix our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions.

Attendance Up Slightly at Cersaie This Year   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, October 9, 2015 -- More than 101,000 people attended the Cersaie tile show this year, organizers said.

Older Americans Increasingly Drawn to Social Media   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Older Americans are increasingly turning to social media, and that could have an impact on how businesses market to retirees, according to the Pew Research Center.

Filmmaker Cameron to Speak at Greenbuild   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the U.S. Green Building Council said that acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron will be the opening plenary speaker at Greenbuild 2015.

Americans on the Move in Next Five Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Nearly half of all adults and 73% of millennials report they are very or somewhat likely to move in the next five years, according to a recent survey by the Urban Land Institute.

Wholesale Inventories Tick Up in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Wholesale inventories rose 0.1% in August, according to the Commerce Department.

Invista Closing Texas Manufacturing Unit   Full Article
Orange, TX, October 9, 2015 -- Invista plans to lay off at least 75 employees at a plant that specializes in a key ingredient for nylon fiber, according to a story in the Beaumont Enterprise.

Mohawk Has Average 'Buy' Recommendation   Full Article
New York, NY, October 9, 2015 -- Mohawk Industries has been given an average analyst rating of “Buy” from the 10 ratings firms that are covering the stock, according to Analyst Ratings

Palo Duro Hardwoods Acquired by German Company Eugen Lägler GmbH   Full Article
Denver, CO, October 8, 2015—Palo Duro Hardwoods, located in Denver, Colorado, has announced its acquisition by Eugen Lägler GmbH, headquartered in Frauenzimmern, Germany.