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Greenpeace Pursues Lumber Liquidators   Full Article
Williamsburg, VA, May 20, 2014 -- Conservation group Greenpeace says that Lumber Liquidators may be selling flooring made from illegally harvested Brazilian wood, according to the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily.

Weather Hurts Home Depot Results   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 20, 2014 -- Home Depot reported that first quarter net income rose to $1.38 billion, or $1.00 per share, from $1.23 billion, or $0.83 per share, a year earlier.

Nearly a Fifth of Mortgage Holders Still Underwater   Full Article
Seattle, WA, May 20, 2014 -- Nearly 10 million U.S. households still have homes worth less than their mortgage, according to real estate information firm Zillow.

Ecore Names Former Nora CEO to Board   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, May 19, 2014 -- Ecore International has named Dennis Schmick to its board of directors.

Construction Starts Up Sharply in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 16, 2014 -- Home construction starts surged in April to the fastest pace in five months, according to the Commerce Department

NWFA Offering Inspector Classes   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 19, 2014 -- The National Wood Flooring Association is hosting five one-day workshops for inspectors, and those interested in becoming inspectors, at its headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Georgia Manufacturing Groups Name New Officers   Full Article
Hilton Head Island, SC, May 19, 2014 -- The members of the Georgia Association of Manufacturers and The Manufacturers Education Foundation each elected new officers and board members.

Confindustria Gives Nemo Tile Distributor Award   Full Article
New York, NY, May 16, 2014 -- Ceramics of Italy has named Nemo Tile Company as the recipient of the 2014 Confindustria Ceramica North American Distributor Award.

Consumer Sentiment Declines in May   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, May 16, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment fell in the first half of May, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment survey.

Summit International Flooring Expands Sales Force   Full Article
Florham Park, NJ, May 16, 2014 -- Summit International Flooring said it has expanded its local representation into different parts of the country.