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Industrial Production Dips in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 17, 2014 -- Industrial production declined in October, according to the Federal Reserve.

Consumer Sentiment at Seven Year High   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 14, 2014 -- The University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters consumer-sentiment index rose to 89.4 in early November from a final October reading of 86.9.

Housing Affordability Dips but Remains Strong   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 14, 2014 -- Firming home prices in markets across the country contributed to a slight dip in nationwide housing affordability in the third quarter.

Retail Sales Beat Expectations in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 14, 2014 -- U.S. retail sales rose by a seasonally adjusted 0.3% in October, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Tarkett Webinar To Cover Retail Spaces   Full Article
Chagrin Falls, OH, Nov. 14, 2014 -- A webinar called Flooring as a Revenue Generator: Bringing Real Value to Your Retail Client will be hosted by Tarkett next Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.

All Tile Expands Distribution of Mirage Hardwoods   Full Article
Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada, Nov. 14, 2014 -- Hardwood maker Mirage has expanded its distribution agreement with All Tile in the Midwest region.

Business Inventories Increase in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 14, 2014 -- U.S. business inventories increased 0.3% in September following a 0.1% rise in August, the Commerce Department reported Friday.

Foreclosure Filings Spike in September   Full Article
Irvine, CA, Nov. 13, 2014 -- Foreclosure filings were reported on 123,109 properties in October, according to tracking firm RealtyTrac.

CRI Outlines 2015 Initiatives at Annual Meeting   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Nov. 13, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) held its annual meeting in Dalton, Ga. yesterday.

Initial Jobless Claims Remain Below 300K   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 13, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims increased by 12,000 to 290,000 in the week ended Nov. 8, according to the Labor Department.