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Consumer Prices Inched Up in October

Consumer Prices Inched Up in October

Washington, DC, November 15, 2017—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.1% in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Over the last 12 months, the all items index rose 2.0%.

Retail Sales Rose 0.2% in October

Retail Sales Rose 0.2% in October

Washington, DC, November 15, 2017—Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for October 2017 were $486.6 billion, an increase of 0.2% from the previous month, and 4.6% above October 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Mohawk Group's Lichen Wins Two Nightingale Awards

Mohawk Group's Lichen Wins Two Nightingale Awards

Orlando, FL, November 15, 2017—Mohawk Group’s Lichen modular plank carpet system captured two Nightingale Awards at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference: best of competition and gold in the carpet category.

Producer Prices Rose 0.4% in October

Producer Prices Rose 0.4% in October

Washington, DC, November 14, 2017—The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.4% in October, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Nonn’s Receives Home Solutions Member of the Year Award

Nonn’s Receives Home Solutions Member of the Year Award

San Antonio, TX, November 14, 2017—Each year at its national conference, FEI Group recognizes one company from each division that embodies the FEI Group vision, supports the group's efforts and goes that extra mile to be an active participant in all things FEI.

Foreclosure Inventory Rate Dropped to 11-Year Low in August

Foreclosure Inventory Rate Dropped to 11-Year Low in August

Irvine, CA, November 14, 2017—CoreLogic has released its monthly Loan Performance Insights Report, which shows that, nationally, 4.6% of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due including those in foreclosure) in August 2017.

NAFCD & NBMDA Annual Convention Starts Today in Colorado

NAFCD & NBMDA Annual Convention Starts Today in Colorado

Chicago, IL, November 14, 2017—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors and the North American Building Material Distribution Association have announced their annual convention will bring together more than 800 distribution professionals representing the leading flooring and building product distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada.