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NABE Survey Shows Optimism About Sales, Hiring   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 21, 2014 -- Companies are optimistic that sales increases will help boost hiring this fall, continuing a second-quarter trend, according to a survey by the National Association for Business Economics.

Armstrong Wins Digital Marketing Awards   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, July 21, 2014 -- Armstrong Floor Products said it was recognized with awards for digital marketing excellence.

GreenWizard, Mohawk Group, Form Partnership   Full Article
Charleston, SC, July 21, 2014 -- GreenWizard and the Mohawk Group said they have formed a three-year Emerald Partnership.

Forbo Wins Healthcare Supplier Award   Full Article
Hazleton, PA, July 21, 2014 -– Forbo Flooring Systems said it it is a winner of Premier, Inc.’s first Supplier Horizon Award.

Hanley Wood, USGBC Issue Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dallas, TX, July 21, 2014 -- Hanley Wood and the U.S. Green Building Council have released the 2013 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, highlighting the impact on energy use and waste management at the 2013 Greenbuild.

Consumer Sentiment Edges Down in Early July   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, July 18, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment edged lower in early July, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's preliminary July reading.

Leading Economic Indicators Rise in June   Full Article
New York, NY, July 18, 2014 -- The index of U.S. leading economic indicators rose in June, according to the Conference Board.

J+J, APPA To Present Workshop at UT-Austin   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 18, 2014 -- J+J Flooring Group will join with APPA, the professional association of education facility managers, to present an APPA Facilities Drive-In Workshop on Thursday, Aug. 7 at The University of Texas at Austin.

Industry Veteran Joseph Nickels Dies   Full Article
Clearwater, FL, July 18, 2014 -- Joseph Anthony Nickels III, age 69, died July 9, after a courageous battle with liver disease.

Housing Starts, Permits, Fall in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 17, 2014 -- Housing starts fell unexpectedly in June to a nine-month low, according to the Commerce Department.