Today's Flooring News

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New Ceramic Expo Announced

Miami Beach, FL, July 16--Trade Show International's Skip Mason and Michael Coburn have announced a new marketing event, the PanAmerican Stone and Tile Expo. It will be held March 30 to April 1, 2004 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Neocon Attendance At 41,000

Chicago, IL, July 15--NeoCon World's Trade Fair attracted more than 41,000 registrants to The Merchandise Mart, June 16-18.

Sale Of Burlington Likely This Month

Charlotte, NC, July 9--Five months after legendary investor Warren Buffett flirted with buying Burlington Industries Inc., the Greensboro-based textile giant is on the verge of being sold, according to the Charlotte Observer.

Economists Forecast A Second Half Rebound

New York, NY, July 7--Massive fiscal stimulus, in the form of tax cuts, and improving business profits should lead to a long awaited economic rebound in the second half of the year, according to 54 economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal.

UK Carpet Expert Dies

Kidderminster, UK, July 2-- Derek Woodward, former vice-chairman of Brintons, Kidderminster, and one of the longest-serving directors in the town's carpet industry, has died at the age of 90 according to the Express and Star.