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Domotex Turkey Dates Announced   Full Article
Gaziantep, TR, February 4, 2016—Domotex Turkey will take place May 23 to 26.

Details of Fifth China Guangzhou International Floor Fair Announced   Full Article
Guangzhou, CH, February 4, 2016—The fifth China Guangzhou International Floor Fair 2016 will be held at Poly World Trade Expo Center from May 13 to 15.

Shannon Specialty Floors Partners with William Blasek for Representation   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, February 4, 2015—Shannon Specialty Floors, Inc. has appointed William Blasek LTD to represent its full line of products within select northeastern markets.

Lowe's to Purchase Canada's Rona Home Improvement Chain   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, February 3, 2016—Lowe’s has signed a deal to purchase Canadian home improvement chain Rona for $2.28 billion.

Construction Employment Rises in 190 of 358 Metro Areas YOY in Dec.   Full Article
Arlington, VA, February 3, 2016—Construction employment increased in 190 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 63 and declined in 105 between December 2014 and December 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Private Sector Employment Increased by 205,000 Jobs in January   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, February 3, 2016—Private sector employment increased by 205,000 jobs from December to January according to the January ADP National Employment Report.

Shannon Specialty Floors Names L'evate as Representation in Northeast   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, February 3, 2016—Shannon Specialty Floors, Inc. has appointed L’evate group to represent its full line of products within select northeastern markets.

Growth Continued but Slowed for Non-Manufacturing Business in January   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, February 3, 2016—The Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report On Business (NMI) registered 53.5% in January, 2.3 percentage points lower than the seasonally adjusted December reading of 55.8%.

Dave Gobis Presented with TCNA Tile Person of the Year Award   Full Article
Anderson, SC, February 3, 2016—In recognition of his innumerable contributions and exceptional service in the North American tile industry over several decades, Tile Council of North America awarded Dave Gobis its 2015 Tile Person of the Year Award.

Interior Design Society Names Judges for Designer of the Year Contest   Full Article
High Point, NC, February 3, 2016—The Interior Design Society (IDS) announces the judging panel for its sixth annual Designer of the Year competition.