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Shaw Ranks 4th on Elearning! Magazine's Learning! 100 List   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 25, 2015—Shaw Industries Group ranked fourth on Elearning! magazine’s Learning! 100.

Q1 GDP Revised Upward   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 24, 2015—Real gross domestic product decreased at an annual rate of 0.2% in the first quarter of 2015, according to the third estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

CCA Announces Date for Alan Greenberg Charity Golf Tournament   Full Article
Manchester, NH, June 24, 2015—The Alan Greenberg Charity Golf Tournament, which benefits the Floor Covering Industry Foundation, will take place September 16 at Barnsley Gardens in Adairsville, Georgia.

Homeownership Rate Fell to 64.5% in 2014, Says JCHS   Full Article
Cambridge, MA, June 24, 2015—The fledgling U.S. housing recovery lost momentum last year, according to a report released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Nourison President Presented with American Heritage Award   Full Article
New York NY, June 24, 2015—The National Home Furnishings Industry Anti-Defamation League presented Nourison president Alex Peykar with the American Heritage Award at its Annual Awards Tribute on June 18, reports Furniture Today.

Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Launches Concept For Independent Retailers   Full Article
Hoffman Estates, Il, June 24, 2015—Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is offering a new store-with-in-a-store program that allows independent home category store owners to expand their product lines.

New Committee To Promote Starnet To Interior Designers and End-Users   Full Article
Darien, CT, June 24, 2015—Starnet has formed a new specifier and business development committee to develop standards and strategies for promoting Starnet members and Starnet vendor partners to the interior design and end-user communities.

M S International Opens New Distribution Center to Serve Twin Cities   Full Article
Minneapolis, MN, June 24, 2015--M S International is opening a new distribution center in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Flooring Canada Adds Three New Member Stores   Full Article
Manchester, NH, June 24, 2015—Flooring America and Flooring Canada have announced the growth of its Canadian membership with the addition of three new member stores: Mikes’ Carpet & Flooring, Grand Forks Flooring and Brant Flooring Canada.

Omnova Solutions Announces New Global VP   Full Article
Beachwood, OH, June 24, 2015—Mark Chrisman has joined Omnova Solutions as global vice president, sales and commercial excellence of its performance chemicals business unit.