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Dixie Group CFO to Present at Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, August 20, 2015—The Dixie Group has announced that Jon Faulkner, vice president and chief financial officer, will be presenting at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on August 26.

ISSA Appoints New Executive Director   Full Article
Northbrook, IL, August 20, 2015—ISSA has appointed John Barrett executive director, effective September 1. Barrett replaces John Garfinkel, who will work in a consultative capacity through 2016 to facilitate a smooth transition.

Housing Starts at Highest Level Since October 2007   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 19, 2015—Nationwide housing starts inched up 0.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.206 million units in July, according to data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department.

Lowe's Quarterly Earnings Up 8.4% YOY   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, August 19, 2015—Lowe's Companies, Inc. has reported net earnings of $1.13 billion for the quarter ended July 31, an 8.4% increase over the same period a year ago.

Gary Keeble Hired as Director of Marketing for Metroflor   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, August 19, 2015—Gary E. Keeble, Jr. (LEED AP) has been appointed as director of marketing for Metroflor Corp.

USGBC Announces LEED for Homes Award Winners   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 19, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council has announced the recipients of its annual LEED for Homes Awards.

Lumber Liquidators Taps Jill Witter as Chief Compliance & Legal Officer   Full Article
Toano, VA, August 19, 2015—Lumber Liquidators has announced the hiring of Jill Witter as the company's chief compliance and legal officer.

Install Expanding into Texas with Training & Certification Program   Full Article
Haddonfield, NJ, August 19, 2015—Install is working to address the labor shortfall in Texas by expanding into the state through a rigorous training and certification program.

E-commerce Sales Rise 4.2%, Account for 7.2% of Total Retail   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 19, 2015—The estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the second quarter of 2015 was $83.9 billion, an increase of 4.2% from the first quarter of 2015, according to the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce.

Consumer Price Index Up 0.1% in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 19, 2015—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1% in July on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.