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William Lepird Named VP of Business Development at HPS Schönox   Full Article
Florence, AL, August 29, 2016—William “Dave” Lepird, Sr. has joined HPS Schönox as vice president of business development.

Personal Income & Disposable Personal Income Rose 0.4% in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 29, 2016—Personal income increased $71.6 billion (0.4 %) in July according to estimates released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Consumer Sentiment Closes August Down 0.2% at 89.8   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, August 29, 2016—Consumer sentiment was 89.8 in August, according to the final results released by the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.

Abbey Forms Partnership with Yelp   Full Article
Bonita Springs, FL, August 29, 2016—Abbey Carpet Company announces the national partnership between Abbey Carpet & Floor / Floors To Go and Yelp.

Cersaie to Again Hold Cersaie Disegna la tua Casa Event   Full Article
Bologna, IT, August 29, 2016—On September 29 and 30, the 34th International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings (Bologna Exhibition Centre) will hold Cersaie Disegna la tua Casa.

Lorberbaum Named Most Admired CEO in Manufacturing by AJC   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, August 26, 2016—The Atlanta Business Chronicle has recognized Mohawk Industries’ chairman and CEO Jeff Lorberbaum’s leadership of the world’s largest flooring company by honoring him as 2016’s Most Admired CEO in the Manufacturing category.

Tarkett & Ardex Partnering To Offer Free Training   Full Article
Solon, OH, August 29, 2016—Tarkett has partnered with Ardex to host systems training for flooring installers.

July Marked 48th Consecutive Month for Rise in Home Values   Full Article
Seattle, WA, August 26, 2016—National home values appreciated for the 48th straight month this July to a Zillow Home Value of $187,300, according to the Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.

Second Estimate of Q2 GDP Revised Down to 1.1% but Remains Positive   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 26, 2016—Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 1.1% in the second quarter of 2016, according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Orders for Durable Goods Rose 4.4% in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 25, 2016—New orders for manufactured durable goods in July increased $9.7 billion or 4.4% to $228.9 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced.