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New York Manufacturing Continues To Improve   Full Article
New York, NY, Nov. 17, 2014 -- Manufacturing in the New York area rebounded in November to 10.2, according to the New York Fed's latest Empire State manufacturing survey.

Registration Opens for Surfaces   Full Article
Dallas, TX, Nov. 17, 2014 -- Hanley Wood Exhibitions said it has begun attendee registration for The International Surface Event 2015.

Ceramics of Italy Seeking Tile Competition Entries   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, Nov. 17, 2014 -- Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission are seeking entries for the 2015 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition.

Industrial Production Dips in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 17, 2014 -- Industrial production declined in October, according to the Federal Reserve.

Consumer Sentiment at Seven Year High   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 14, 2014 -- The University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters consumer-sentiment index rose to 89.4 in early November from a final October reading of 86.9.

Housing Affordability Dips but Remains Strong   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 14, 2014 -- Firming home prices in markets across the country contributed to a slight dip in nationwide housing affordability in the third quarter.

Retail Sales Beat Expectations in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 14, 2014 -- U.S. retail sales rose by a seasonally adjusted 0.3% in October, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Tarkett Webinar To Cover Retail Spaces   Full Article
Chagrin Falls, OH, Nov. 14, 2014 -- A webinar called Flooring as a Revenue Generator: Bringing Real Value to Your Retail Client will be hosted by Tarkett next Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.

All Tile Expands Distribution of Mirage Hardwoods   Full Article
Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada, Nov. 14, 2014 -- Hardwood maker Mirage has expanded its distribution agreement with All Tile in the Midwest region.

Business Inventories Increase in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 14, 2014 -- U.S. business inventories increased 0.3% in September following a 0.1% rise in August, the Commerce Department reported Friday.