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U.S. Trade Gap Widened by 2.6% in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 5, 2016—The goods and services deficit was $47.1 billion in February, up $1.2 billion from $45.9 billion in January, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.

Armstrong Flooring Announces Executive Team   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 5, 2016— Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has announced the executive team for its newly spun-off flooring business.

IDS Announces Designer of the Year Competition Award Winners   Full Article
High Point, NC, April 5, 2016—The Interior Design Society announced award recipients for its sixth annual Designer of the Year competition on Friday evening.

Mohawk CEO Lorberbaum Earned Pay Increase in 2015   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, April 5, 2016—Mohawk CEO Jeff Lorberbaum received a 22% pay increase in 2015, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, from $5 million in 2014 to $6.1 million in 2015.

Non-Manufacturing Growth Continued in February   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, April 5, 2016—The Non-Manufacturing Index registered 54.5% in March, 1.1 percentage points higher than the February reading of 53.4%, according to the ISM Report On Business.

Lumber Liquidators Wins Tentative Ruling in Labeling Case   Full Article
Toana, VA, April 5, 2016-- Lumber Liquidators won a tentative ruling dismissing claims that it failed to adequately warn consumers about cancer-causing formaldehyde found in some of its laminate flooring, according to Bloomberg.

Stifel to Host Consumer Update Conference Call   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, April 5, 2016—The Stifel Consumer & Retail Research Team will host a consumer update conference call, titled "March Madness – Early Easter Complicates Results", on April 5 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Job Openings Rose in January, Hires & Separations Fell   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 5, 2016—The number of job openings rose to 5.5 million on the last business day of January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Domotex Asia/Chinafloor Attendance Up 9.3%   Full Article
Shanghai, CH, April 5, 2016—The 18th edition of Domotex Asia/Chinafloor gathered 1,303 exhibitors from 39 countries and attracted 50,398 trade visitors from more than 110 nations.

Registration for CFA Member Day at Coverings Ends Today   Full Article
Chicago, IL, April 5, 2016—Today is the last day for Chicago Floorcovering Association (CFA) members to register for the CFA Member Day at Coverings.