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USFloors Gets Patent for COREtec Products   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Jan. 28, 2015 -- USFloors said it has received a notice of allowance for its patent covering its COREtec products.

Engineered Floors Names Sanderson VP of Marketing   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Jan. 28, 2015 -- Engineered Floors said it has hired Mike Sanderson as vice president of product marketing.

Mortgage Applications Tick Down Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 28, 2015 -- Mortgage application volume fell 3.2% for the week ending Jan. 23 on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

XL Brands' Adhesive Gets Cradle to Cradle Gold   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Jan. 28, 2015 -- Private label adhesives maker XL Brands said it has received the first Gold Level Certification for an adhesive from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

QFloors To Put Version 7.0 on the Cloud   Full Article
South Jordan, UT, Jan. 28, 2015 -- QFloors is putting its newest offering on the cloud.

Consumer Confidence Highest Since August 2007   Full Article
New York, NY, Jan. 27, 2015 -- Consumer confidence rose to another recent high in December, according to the Conference Board’s consumer-confidence index.

New Home Sales Surge in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2015 -- Sales of new single-family homes surged in December, according to the Commerce Department.

Returning Buyers Could Boost Housing Market   Full Article
Irvine, CA, Jan. 27, 2015 -- RealtyTrac says that millions of people who lost their homes to foreclosure during the housing and financial crisis are poised to become homeowners again over the next eight years.

House Prices Edge Higher in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2015 -- House prices increased by 0.2% in November from October, as year-over-year prices rose 4.3%, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index.

Durable Goods Orders Fall Sharply in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2015 -- Durable goods orders fell sharply in December, mostly due to a huge decline in demand for commercial aircraft, according to the Commerce Department.