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Factory Orders Rise Again in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 3, 2014 -- Factory orders rose for a third consecutive month in April, according to the Commerce Department.

French-Brown Floors Partner Dies   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 3, 2014 -- Elizabeth Swift Brown, founding partner of French-Brown Floors in Dallas, Texas, died May 23 at age 95.

Beaulieu Extends Double the Rewards Promotion   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 3, 2014 -- Beaulieu America said it is continuing its Double the Rewards promotion through the month of June.

Construction Spending Rises Less Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 2, 2014 -- Construction spending in the U.S. rose 0.2% in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $953.5 billion, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Monday.

ITC Raises Chinese Anti-Dumping Penalties for Most Firms   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 2, 2014 -- Anti-dumping duties were raised for most Chinese companies involved in the engineered hardwood flooring dispute with the International Trade Commission.

NWFA Trade Show Wins Recognition for Growth   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, June 2, 2014 -- For the second year in a row, the National Wood Flooring Association’s Wood Flooring Expo has been recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing shows in the U.S. by Trade Show Executive magazine.

Manufacturing Expansion Slows in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 2, 2014 -- Manufacturing continued to expand in May but at a slower pace, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s factory index.

Shaw Contract Names Market Awards Winners   Full Article
Cartersville, GA, June 2, 2014 -- As part of its Design Is awards program, Shaw Contract Group has named the winners of the Market Award, which represent the highest caliber of work within an industry segment.

Consumer Spending Falls First Time in a Year   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 30, 2014 -- Consumer spending declined a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in April, according to the Commerce Department.

Multifamily Construction Continues to Rise   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 30, 2014 -- Production of apartments and condominiums grew in the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest Multifamily Production Index from the National Association of Home Builders.