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NAFCD Conducting Member Survey   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Feb. 21, 2014 -- The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors is conducting a survey of its members to learn about their greatest needs, and to explore innovative ways to help members succeed.

'Truth About Trees' Presented at Surfaces   Full Article
Memphis, TN, Feb. 21, 2014 -- The Hardwood Forest Foundation’s Truth About Trees program was presented at Surfaces for 50 local schoolchildren.

Interface Quarterly Income More Than Doubles   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Feb. 20, 2014 -- Interface said its fourth quarter net income was $15.3 million, or $0.23 per share, versus $7.4 million, or $0.11 per share, in the fourth quarter last year.

Armstrong Opens Vinyl R&D Center in China   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Feb. 20, 2014 -- Armstrong said it has opened a new commercial sheet flooring research and development center in Jiangsu Province, China.

Leading Economic Indicators Rise in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 20, 2014 -- The index of U.S. leading indicators rose 0.3 percent in January, according to the Conference Board.

Initial Jobless Claims Edge Lower Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 20, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims fell by 3,000 to 336,000 in the week ended Feb. 15, according to the Labor Department, keeping in line with economists' expectations.

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Falls Sharply   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 20, 2014 -- The Philadelphia Fed's manufacturing index plunged to a reading of negative 6.3 in February from a 9.4 reading in January.

Consumer Prices Tick Higher in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 20, 2014 -- Consumer prices rose in January but inflation pressures remained tame, according to the Labor Department.

Dixie Group Swings to Profit on Surging Sales   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Feb. 19, 2014 -- The Dixie Group reported fourth quarter sales of $95.8 million, up from $71.1 milion a year ago.

Severe Weather Depresses Housing Starts   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 19, 2014 -- Housing starts fell in January for the second straight month, according to the Commerce Department.