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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.

Foreclosure Filings Spike in September   Full Article
Irvine, CA, Nov. 13, 2014 -- Foreclosure filings were reported on 123,109 properties in October, according to tracking firm RealtyTrac.

CRI Outlines 2015 Initiatives at Annual Meeting   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Nov. 13, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) held its annual meeting in Dalton, Ga. yesterday.

Initial Jobless Claims Remain Below 300K   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 13, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims increased by 12,000 to 290,000 in the week ended Nov. 8, according to the Labor Department.

NWFA Approves Vermeister Finish Products   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, Nov. 13, 2014 -- The National Wood Flooring Association said that Vermeister S.p.A. has been approved for the NWFA Accepted Product Seal and NWFA Accepted Eco Product Seal designations.

Job Openings Edge Down in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 13, 2014 -- There were 4.7 million job openings on the last business day of September, according to the Labor Department.

Dixie Discontinuing Carousel Custom Line   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Nov. 13, 2014 -- The Dixie Group said it will discontinue its Carousel custom manufacturing line.