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Consumer Spending Accelerates in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 23, 2014 -- U.S. consumer spending picked up in November, according to the Commerce Department.

Third Quarter GDP Grew 5%   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 23, 2014 -- Third quarter economic growth was much stronger than initially estimated, according to the Commerce Department.

New Home Sales Slip in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 23, 2014 -- Sales of new single-family homes fell 1.6% in November, according to the Commerce Department.

House Prices Rise in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 23, 2014 -- U.S. house prices rose in October, up 0.6% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency monthly House Price Index.

Durable Goods Orders Fall in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 23, 2014 -- Durable goods orders declined in November, largely due to falling demand for defense products.

Existing Home Sales Decline in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 22, 2014 -- Home resales fell 6.1% in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.93 million from 5.25 million in the prior month, the National Association of Realtors said.

Taylor Develops Liquid, Sound Reducing Underlayment   Full Article
Fontana, CA, Dec. 22, 2014 -- W.F. Taylor Co. has developed a new liquid, self-leveling underlayment that incorporates a sound deadening technology that's been available in a resilient adhesive.

Beaulieu in Distribution Agreement With US Floors   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 22, 2014 -- Beaulieu America said it has reached a distribution agreement with US Floors for the introduction of a new hybrid line of waterproof engineered flooring.

Emerging Flooring Leaders To Meet at Surfaces Event   Full Article
Dallas, TX, Dec. 19, 2014 -- Emerging professionals attending The International Surface Event 2015 will have a chance to network with peers and industry experts at an exclusive Happy Hour event.

Global Flooring Demand To Pick Up, Report Says   Full Article
Cleveland, OH, Dec. 19, 2014 -- Global demand for floor coverings is forecast to grow 4.5% annually through 2018 to 19.4 billion square meters, valued at $325 billion, according to the Fredonia Group.