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Mohawk CEO Lorberbaum Earned Pay Increase in 2015   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, April 5, 2016—Mohawk CEO Jeff Lorberbaum received a 22% pay increase in 2015, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, from $5 million in 2014 to $6.1 million in 2015.

Non-Manufacturing Growth Continued in February   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, April 5, 2016—The Non-Manufacturing Index registered 54.5% in March, 1.1 percentage points higher than the February reading of 53.4%, according to the ISM Report On Business.

Lumber Liquidators Wins Tentative Ruling in Labeling Case   Full Article
Toana, VA, April 5, 2016-- Lumber Liquidators won a tentative ruling dismissing claims that it failed to adequately warn consumers about cancer-causing formaldehyde found in some of its laminate flooring, according to Bloomberg.

Stifel to Host Consumer Update Conference Call   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, April 5, 2016—The Stifel Consumer & Retail Research Team will host a consumer update conference call, titled "March Madness – Early Easter Complicates Results", on April 5 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Job Openings Rose in January, Hires & Separations Fell   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 5, 2016—The number of job openings rose to 5.5 million on the last business day of January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Domotex Asia/Chinafloor Attendance Up 9.3%   Full Article
Shanghai, CH, April 5, 2016—The 18th edition of Domotex Asia/Chinafloor gathered 1,303 exhibitors from 39 countries and attracted 50,398 trade visitors from more than 110 nations.

Registration for CFA Member Day at Coverings Ends Today   Full Article
Chicago, IL, April 5, 2016—Today is the last day for Chicago Floorcovering Association (CFA) members to register for the CFA Member Day at Coverings.

Merger of Engineered Floors & J+J Flooring Group Complete   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 4, 2016—Engineered Floors, LLC has announced that the merger with J+J Flooring Group has been completed.

Crossville, Inc. Acquires Contempo Tile & Stone   Full Article
Crossville, TN, April 4, 2016—Officials with Crossville, Inc. have announced the company’s acquisition of Contempo Tile & Stone, a distribution business with four locations in Utah, as well as one in Boise, Idaho.

Orders for Manufactured Goods Fell 1.7% in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 4, 2016—New orders for manufactured goods in February, down three of the last four months, decreased $8.0 billion or 1.7% to $454.0 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported.