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J+J Noted as a Zero Waste to Landfill Company by Waste 360   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 25, 2015—J+J Flooring Group was acknowledged by Waste 360 as one of 20 companies that are zero waste to landfill operations at one facility, several operations or for their entire firms.

Several Large U.S. Retailers Report Strong Online Sales in Second Quarter   Full Article
New York, NY, August 24, 2015—Several of the largest U.S. retailers, including Home Depot, reported strong online sales in their second-quarter earnings, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Fuzion Flooring to Distribute Some Congoleum Products in Canada   Full Article
Trenton, NJ, August 24, 2015—Congoleum has announced a new distribution agreement with Fuzion Flooring.

NeoCon East Registration Opens, Keynote Speakers Announced   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, August 21, 2015—Online registration is now open for NeoCon East, which will take place at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 28 and 29.

Laticrete-Sponsored Driver Wins Legend Car Race   Full Article
Bethany, CT, August 24, 2015—Laticrete is proud to report that Joey Ternullo won the Legend Car race at Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, Connecticut on June 18.

Index of Leading U.S. Economic Indicators Down 0.2% in July   Full Article
New York, NY, August 21, 2015— The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. declined 0.2% in July to 123.3, following a 0.6% increase in June, and a 0.6% in May.

Oerlikon Marks 50 Years in the U.S. Market   Full Article
Charlotte, NC, August 21, 2015—Oerlikon Textile Inc. is celebrating 50 years of business in the U.S.

AIA Billings "Healthy and Sustained" in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 20, 2015—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has reported a "healthy and sustained" Architectural Billings Index (ABI) for the month of July with a score of 54.7.

July Existing-Home Sales at Highest Pace Since February 2007   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 20, 2015—Existing-home sales steadily increased for the third consecutive month in July, rising 2.0%, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Foreclosure Rates Up but Starts at Lowest Level Since November 2005   Full Article
Irvine, CA, August 20, 2015—RealtyTrac has released its July 2015 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows a total of 124,910 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in July, up 7% from the previous month and up 14% from a year ago.