State education program spurs corporate investment
A Georgia Department of Education program meant to prepare students to enter the workforce has led businesses throughout the state to invest in job training programs and other initiatives.
Burnett remembered for ‘supah’ life
Shortly before retired carpet industry consultant Reg Burnett passed away last week, he told doctors in his distinguished British accent that he was ready if it was his time to go, that he had lived a wonderful life, daughter Nancy Burnett said.
Werner Braun: New duties for carpet lobbyist
There are times when it’s really vital to have someone you know and trust overseeing all that’s going on within your own industry. So we at the Carpet and Rug Institute are truly delighted to have one of “our own,” so to speak, monitoring what’s going on in our industry on both state and federal levels.
Hunt for safety drives Wall Street to record high
Not all record days on the stock market are created equal.
Braun sets sights on retirement
For 13 years, Werner Braun has in many ways been the face and voice of the carpet industry.
Local officials hope to woo new IVC plant
Local officials say they still hope to attract a factory planned by floorcovering company IVC US.
Werner Braun: Teen Maze a sobering endeavor
Travel back with me to the early 1960s if you will.
Back then I was an inner-city Indianapolis high school student, a young first-time driver who impatiently navigated his way through a narrow one-lane school entrance every afternoon in a mad rush to get home from school.
No October jinx this time for the stock market
October often makes investors nervous, since that’s when some of the biggest crashes in stock market history happened. But this October, the market seemed unstoppable.
Werner Braun: The European Union and large appliances
The European Union has recently taken a stand on large appliances that seems a bit counterintuitive to me. This stand has to do with the amount of energy that appliances, like stoves, dryers and even vacuum cleaners, actually use.
Blurry view of US economy complicates Fed’s task
A hazy picture of the U.S. economy has emerged from the most recent snapshots of retail sales, housing, manufacturing, the job market and the confidence of consumers.
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