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Consumer Price Index Rose Slightly in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 22, 2015—The Consumer Price Index increased 0.1% in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Existing Home Sales Fell 3.3% in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 22, 2015—U.S. sales of existing homes fell 3.3% in April to an annual rate of 5.04 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors.

NeoCon Welcomes Nearly 100 New Exhibitors   Full Article
Chicago, IL, May 22, 2015—The 47th edition of NeoCon, June 15 to17, will include roughly 100 new exhibitors.

Carboline USA to Represent Flowcrete Americas Products   Full Article
Spring, TX, May 22, 2015—Flowcrete Americas will be engaging Carboline USA, a fellow RPM International Inc. company, as a new distributor, starting on June 1.

Lumber Liquidators CEO Resigns and Stock Tumbles Further   Full Article
Toano, VA, May 21, 2015—Lumber Liquidators chief executive Robert Lynch has resigned unexpectedly.

Philadelphia Floor Store to Rebuild Following Devastating Fire   Full Article
Conshohocken, PA, May 21, 2015—The Philadelphia Floor Store will rebuild its headquarters and warehousing from the ground up, following a fire on May 17 that resulted in complete loss for the company.

Foreclosure Activity Down 4%, Despite 9% Rise in REOs   Full Article
Irvine, CA, May 21, 2015—RealtyTrac released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for February, which shows foreclosure filings were reported on 101,938 U.S. properties in February, a decrease of 4% from January and down 9% from a year ago.

Royce Epstein Joins Mohawk Group as Director of Design Segment   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, May 21, 2015—Royce Epstein will join Mohawk Group as the new director of design segment.

Tandus Centiva Named CARE's 2014 Recycler of the Year   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 21, 2015—Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett Company, has been named CARE's 2014 Recycler of the Year.

GHO Homes Named Fastest Growing Builder by Hanley Wood   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 21, 2015—Hanley Wood announces that GHO Homes is the recipient of the fastest growing builder award in the Next100 List.