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Välinge Innovation Adding Capacity for Expanding Powder-Floor Concepts   Full Article
Viken, SW, November 5, 2015--Välinge Innovation is adding capacity for development and production of its powder-based flooring concepts.

Todd Gates Hired as Schönox VP of Sales & Business Development   Full Article
Florence, AL, November 5, 2015—Todd Gates has joined Schönox as vice president of sales and business development for the western United States.

Labor Productivity Rose 1.6% in Third Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 5, 2015-- Nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased at a 1.6% annual rate during the third quarter of 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported, as output increased 1.2% and hours worked decreased 0.5%.

Daltile Earns Kitchen + Bath Business’ Readers’ Choice Award   Full Article
Dallas, TX, November 5, 2015—Daltile earned Kitchen + Bath Business’ Readers’ Choice award in bath flooring, bath wall coverings, and kitchen flooring for the third consecutive year.

Non-Manufacturing Sector Growth up 2.2 Percentage Points in October   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, November 5, 2015—Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector registered 59.1% in October, 2.2 percentage points higher than the September reading of 56.9%, according to the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Lumber Liquidators Taps John Presley as New CEO   Full Article
Toano, VA, November 4, 2015--Lumber Liquidators has announced that its board of directors has appointed John M. Presley as chief executive officer, effective November 16.

Crossville Acquires CAPCO Tile & Stone Distributorship   Full Article
Crossville, TN, November 4, 2015—Officials with Crossville, Inc. have announced the company’s acquisition of substantially all assets belonging to CAPCO Tile & Stone, LLC., a distribution business headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Lumber Liquidators Reports Third Quarter YOY Loss of 11%   Full Article
Toano, VA, November 4, 2015—Lumber Liquidators reported third quarter sales of $236.1 million, down 11% year over year driven by a comp store decline of 14.6%.

Center for Green Schools Names School District Scholarship Recipients   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 4, 2015—The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council announced today the 2015 recipients of its school district scholarship program.

Home Prices Up Month over Month & Year over Year, Corelogic   Full Article
Irvine, CA, November 3, 2015—Home prices nationwide increased by 6.4% in September 2015 compared with September 2014 and increased by 0.6% in September 2015 compared with August 2015, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index.