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Karndean CEO Wins Regional Entrepreneur Award   Full Article
Export, PA, June 23, 2014 -- Karndean Designflooring said that CEO Ed Perrin has received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia program.

Mortgage Rates Remain Near Historic Lows   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 20, 2014 -- Average fixed mortgage interest rates fell slightly this week and remain near historic lows.

Zacks Issues 'Strong Sell' on Lumber Liquidators   Full Article
New York, NY, June 20, 2014 -- Zacks Investment Research has downgraded shares of Lumber Liquidators to a Strong Sell.

Armstrong Names ProSource Buffalo Elite Retailer   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 20, 2014 -- Armstrong said it has included ProSource of Buffalo in its Elite program. The firm serves trade professional members.

Mannington Commercial Names Design Director   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, June 19, 2014 -- Mannington Commercial said that Roby Isaac has been promoted to director of design for both carpet and hard surface.

Leading Economic Indicators Up Four Straight Months   Full Article
New York, NY, June 19, 2014 -- The Conference Board's index of U.S. leading economic indicators rose in May for the fourth straight month.

Starnet Reclamation Project Nearing Goal   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 19, 2014 -- Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s Reclamation Program, in conjunction with Carpet America Recovery Effort, said it is nearing its goal of recycling 50 million pounds by 2015.

Unemployment Applications Fall Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 19, 2014 -- Initial applications for unemployment benefits declined by 6,000 last week to 312,000, according to the Labor Department.

Art Van Furniture Names Cicchinella VP   Full Article
Warren, MI, June 19, 2014 -- Art Van Furniture has named David Cicchinelli vice president of Art Van Furniture and general manager of Art Van Flooring.

Philadelphia Manufacturing Picks Up in June   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, June 19, 2014 -- The Philadelphia Fed's manufacturing index increased to 17.8 in June from 15.4 in May.