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John Wells, President of Interface Americas, Announces Retirement   Full Article
November 24, 2015, Atlanta, GA--John Wells, president of Interface Americas, officially announced today that he will retire effective June 1, 2016.

Tarkett Joins Coalition of Businesses Calling for Action on Climate Change   Full Article
Paris, FR, November 24, 2015—Tarkett joins a coalition of global businesses calling for concrete action on climate change, ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties 21.

Q3 GDP Increases to 2.1% with Second Estimate   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 24, 2015—Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.1% in the third quarter of 2015, according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Home Price Index Records 4.9% YOY Increase in September   Full Article
New York, NY, November 24, 2015 – The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index recorded a slightly higher year-over-year gain with a 4.9% annual increase in September 2015 versus a 4.6% increase in August 2015.

Green Residential Building Has a Strong Outlook   Full Article
New York, NY, November 24, 2015—A high percentage of homebuilders and remodelers are already building green and expect to do so in the future, according to a report released by Dodge Data & Analytics, in partnership with the NAHB.

Lowe's Names Marci Grebstein CMO & Erin Sellman an SVP   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, November 24, 2015—Marci P. Grebstein has been promoted to chief marketing officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., effective immediately.

Florida Tile Cuts Ribbon on Atlanta-area Showroom   Full Article
Norcross, GA, November 23, 2015—Florida Tile opened a new Atlanta, Georgia-area showroom on October 28.

Three Flooring Companies Named to Training Magazine's Top 125 List   Full Article
Excelsior, MN, November 23, 2015—Mohawk Industries, Shaw Industries and Tandus Centiva were named to Training Magazine’s Top 125 list. The companies appeared in 14th, 54th and 66th place, respectively, and all three have appeared on the list previously.

Existing Home Sales Down 3.4% in October, Yet Still up 3.9% YOY   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 23, 2015—With mortgage rates remaining below 4% for the third straight month, existing-home sales in October were at a healthy pace but failed to keep up with September's jump, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Gerflor Creates New Position to Support Growing Healthcare Business   Full Article
Bensenville, IL, November 23, 2015—Gerflor has created a new position, healthcare segment director, to support growth in the healthcare market and has tapped Jim Bistolas to serve in that position.