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Small Business Optimism Ticked Up 0.1% to 101.8 in March

Small Business Optimism Ticked Up 0.1% to 101.8 in March

Washington, DC, April 9, 2019—The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index increased 0.1 points to 101.8 in March, a historically strong level and an indication that small businesses continue to power the economy after being briefly shaken by January’s government shutdown.

Shaw's LifeGuard Backing Wins Edison Awards Silver

Shaw's LifeGuard Backing Wins Edison Awards Silver

New York, NY, April 9, 2019—Shaw Floors’ LifeGuard Spill-proof backing won silver at the April 4 Edison Awards ceremony in New York City for offering unprecedented accident protection and a worry-free carpet experience.

Michael Gannon Accused of Bid Rigging by Department of Justice

Michael Gannon Accused of Bid Rigging by Department of Justice

Washington, DC, April 8, 2019-Michael P. Gannon, former vice president of sales for a large Chicago-based commercial flooring contractor, has been charged for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids and fix prices for commercial flooring services and products sold in the United States, the Department of Justice announced.

Connor Sports Provides Court for NCAA Final Four Championship

Connor Sports Provides Court for NCAA Final Four Championship

Minneapolis, MN, April 8, 2019-Gerflor’s Connor Sports provided the court flooring for the 2019 NCAA Final Four championship, reports Interiors and Sources. Minneapolis, MN, April 8, 2019-Gerflor’s Connor Sports provided the court flooring for the 2019 NCAA Final Four championship, reports Interiors and Sources.

TCNA Launches The Ceramic Alliance

TCNA Launches The Ceramic Alliance

Anderson, SC, April 8, 2019—Tile Council of North America (TCNA) has launched The Ceramic Alliance to begin working with other associations and companies in the ceramic industry on interests common to all ceramic sectors, especially brick, refractories, roof tiles, and ceramic tiles.