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Consumer Sentiment Edges Down in March   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, March 14, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment declined to an early March reading of 79.9 from a final February level of 81.6, according to the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters.

Starnet Sets Carpet Recycling Goal of 50M Pounds   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, March 14, 2014 -- Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s Reclamation Program has established a goal of recycling 50 million pounds of reclaimed commercial carpet by 2015.

Karlin Named Nourison Broadloom Sales Director   Full Article
Saddlebrook, NJ, March 14, 2014 -- Don Karlin has been named director of broadloom sales for Nourison.

USFloors Adds Western Distribution   Full Article
Dalton, GA, March 14, 2014 -- USFloors said it now offers west coast distribution out of Anaheim, California.

Breithaupt Named Orian Rugs' VP of Sales   Full Article
Anderson, SC, March 14, 2014 -- Ken Breithaupt has been named eastern regional vice president of sales for the Gallery Division of Orian Rugs.

RD Weis Makes Executive Promotions   Full Article
Rye Brook, NY, March 14, 2014 -- Commercial flooring firm RD Weis has promoted several employees into executive positions.

Homeowners Get Flood Insurance Relief   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 14, 2014 -- The Senate approved bipartisan legislation by a 72-22 vote that would block huge increases in flood insurance premiums.

OW Hospitality, Roger Thomas, Form Partnership   Full Article
Dalton, GA, March 14, 2014 -- OW Hospitality and the Roger Thomas Collection have signed an exclusive partnership between the companies for a new line of hospitality carpets.

Retail Sales Rise in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 13, 2014 -- U.S. retail sales rebounded in February, according to the Commerce Department.

CRI Names Joe Yarbrough President   Full Article
Dalton, GA, March 13, 2014 -- Joe W. Yarbrough has been named president of the Carpet and Rug Institute, effective March 31.