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CFI Partners with Goodwill of GA to Train New Floorcovering Installers   Full Article
Smyrna, GA, June 3, 2015—Certified Floor Covering Installers (CFI) partnered with the Goodwill Industries of Georgia in offering a flooring installation training program to help fill the region’s employment gap of middle-skill workers.

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show Named Fastest Growing in U.S.   Full Article
Alpharetta, GA, June 2, 2015—Kitchen & Bath Industry Show has been named the fastest-growing trade show in attendance by Tradeshow Executive Magazine.

Lumber Liquidators Addresses Relabeling of Engineered Hardwood Products   Full Article
Toano, VA, June 2, 2015—Lumber Liquidators disclosed a regulatory filing on June 1 in response to inquiries concerning certain relabeled engineered hardwood flooring products.

Consumer Spending Down Slightly in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 2, 2015—Consumer spending fell slightly in April, by less than 0.1% or $2.6 billion, a disappointment after a stronger March and an indication that consumers are still cautious about the economy.

MSI Opens New Distribution Center in Los Angeles   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 2015—M S International Inc. has opened a new distribution center in Los Angeles, California.

Faisal Saleem Named Laticrete's New VP, International Division   Full Article
Bethany, CT, June 2, 2015—Laticrete has promoted Faisal Saleem to the position of vice president for the company’s international division.

HPS Schönox Launches Worst Subfloor in North America Contest   Full Article
Florence, AL, June 1, 2015—HPS Schönox has launched its second annual Worst Subfloor in North America contest.

Shannon Specialty Floors Nets Three ADEX Awards for Tuf Stuf   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, June 2, 2015—Shannon Specialty Floors received the ADEX Platinum Award for Design Excellence for three of its Tuf Stuf High Performance Flooring products.

Construction Spending Rose 2.2% in April to 6.5 Year High   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 1, 2015—U.S. construction spending increased 2.2% in April to the highest level in nearly six-and-a-half years, according to the Commerce Department.

Manufacturing Activity Increased in May for 29th Consecutive Month   Full Article
Tempe, Arizona, June 1, 2015—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 29th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.