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Home Prices Up 6.5% YOY in May, Says CoreLogic   Full Article
Irvine, CA, July 9, 2015— Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 6.3% in May 2015 compared with May 2014, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index.

Consumer Borrowing Increased in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 9, 2015—Consumer borrowing in the U.S. rose by $16.1 billion in May, according to Federal Reserve figures.

Zollanvari Creates Handmade Amaleh Rugs for Site of G7 Summit   Full Article
Bavaria, DE, July 9, 2015—Rug manufacturer Zollanvari created the handmade carpets for the Schloss Elmau Retreat hotel in Bavaria, which was the site of the G7 Summit in early June.

Home Depot Plans Major Fall Launch of LifeProof Carpet   Full Article
Green Bay, WI, July 8, 2015—Home Depot is launching an exclusive new line called LifeProof Carpet, according to an in-store presentation seen by Jeff Macco, CEO of Macco’s Floor Covering.

Tricycle Forum Explored Role of Virtual Tools in Flooring Design   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, July 8, 2015—The connection between creativity, authentic design, and virtual tools was the topic of a panel discussion called Virtual Tools/Authentic Design, sponsored by Chattanooga-based flooring software firm Tricycle Inc.

Ecore Settles Lawsuit Against Pliteq   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, July 8, 2015—Ecore has successfully settled a lawsuit against rival Pliteq and Paul Downey, its chief executive officer, according to Lancaster Online.

American Tile & Stone Opens Denver, Colorado Facility   Full Article
Denver, CO, July 8, 2015—American Tile & Stone has opened a new showroom and warehouse in Denver, Colorado.

NWFA Petitions Congress in Support of Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015   Full Article
Chesterfield, MO, July 8, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association has sent a letter to Congress in support of The Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015, H.R. 2647.

IIDA NY Announces New Chapter President   Full Article
New York, NY, July 8, 2015—The International Interior Design Association’s New York Chapter has announced the appointment of Katie Michael­-Battaglia as chapter president.

ASID Announces 2015 National Honors Recipients   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 8, 2015—The American Society of Interior Designers has announced its 2015 National Honors recipients.