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Third Quarter GDP Grows 3.5%   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Gross domestic product in the third quarter grew more than economists anticipated.

Bentley Wins Small Booth Award at NeoCon East   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Commercial carpet maker Bentley has been named IIDA/Contract Magazine Booth Design Awards Small Booth Winner at NeoCon East.

DRC Becomes Fuse Alliance Preferred Supplier   Full Article
Aurora, CO, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of commercial flooring contractors, said that DRC Industries has joined the group as a Preferred Supplier.

Unemployment Applications Tick Up Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Initial applications for unemployment benefits last week edged higher by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted total of 287,000.

Tarkett Names Winners of ReStart Award   Full Article
Chagrin Falls, OH, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Tarkett has named the winners of its ReStart Award for recycling.

Fishman To Distribute Novalis LVT   Full Article
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Oct. 30, 2014 – Fishman Flooring Solutions said it will distribute thr NovaFloor luxury vinyl flooring line made by Novalis Innovative Flooring.

Home Ownership Rate Lowest in 20 Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 29, 2014 -- Home ownership in the U.S. has dropped to the lowest rate in two decades, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Dixie Group Reports Loss on Higher Sales   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Oct. 29, 2014 -- The Dixie Group reported a third quarter net loss of $185,000, compared to net income a year ago of $1.4 million.

Mortgage Application Volume Down Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 29, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume decreased 6.6% last week from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

USGBC Extends Current LEED Until October 2016   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 29, 2014 -- The U.S. Green Building Council said it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016.