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Attendance Up Slightly at Cersaie This Year   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, October 9, 2015 -- More than 101,000 people attended the Cersaie tile show this year, organizers said.

Older Americans Increasingly Drawn to Social Media   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Older Americans are increasingly turning to social media, and that could have an impact on how businesses market to retirees, according to the Pew Research Center.

Filmmaker Cameron to Speak at Greenbuild   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the U.S. Green Building Council said that acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron will be the opening plenary speaker at Greenbuild 2015.

Americans on the Move in Next Five Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Nearly half of all adults and 73% of millennials report they are very or somewhat likely to move in the next five years, according to a recent survey by the Urban Land Institute.

Wholesale Inventories Tick Up in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Wholesale inventories rose 0.1% in August, according to the Commerce Department.

Invista Closing Texas Manufacturing Unit   Full Article
Orange, TX, October 9, 2015 -- Invista plans to lay off at least 75 employees at a plant that specializes in a key ingredient for nylon fiber, according to a story in the Beaumont Enterprise.

Mohawk Has Average 'Buy' Recommendation   Full Article
New York, NY, October 9, 2015 -- Mohawk Industries has been given an average analyst rating of “Buy” from the 10 ratings firms that are covering the stock, according to Analyst Ratings

Palo Duro Hardwoods Acquired by German Company Eugen Lägler GmbH   Full Article
Denver, CO, October 8, 2015—Palo Duro Hardwoods, located in Denver, Colorado, has announced its acquisition by Eugen Lägler GmbH, headquartered in Frauenzimmern, Germany.

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Universal Fiber Systems   Full Article
Miami, FL, October 5, 2015—Private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital has acquired Universal Fiber Systems (UFS).

Lumber Liquidators Settles with DOJ for Lacey Violation   Full Article
Toano, VA, October 8, 2015—Lumber Liquidators will pay $10 million to settle criminal charges with the Department of Justice for its violation of the Lacey Act.