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  • May 7- Hardwood retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc said it would suspend sales of all laminate flooring sourced from China, following allegations that the products contained excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde. Lumber Liquidators' shares rose as much as 7.2 percent in early trading on Thursday. "Despite the initial positive air quality...

  • April 29- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc said the U.S. Department of Justice was seeking criminal charges against the company, related to some flooring products it imported. Lumber Liquidators said it recorded a $10 million charge in the first quarter ended March 31, related to the investigation. The charges stem from an investigation started in 2013, when...

  • *Humana declines as hospital admissions pick-up. April 29- U.S. stocks fell sharply in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, led by health insurers after Humana reported an unexpected pick-up in hospital admissions in March and April. Humana shares fell 7 percent to $168.28, making them the second biggest loser on the S&P 500. The insurer's statement also hit...

  • *MasterCard's strong results also boosts Visa. *Starwood Hotels hits record high. April 29- U.S. stocks slipped on Wednesday after data showed that economic growth braked more sharply than expected in the first quarter, and ahead of the U.S.

  • April 29- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc said the U.S. Department of Justice was seeking criminal charges related to the import of certain wood flooring products, sending its shares down as much as 18 percent. The U.S. government is conducting investigations after CBS's "60 Minutes" show in March alleged that laminates sourced by the company from China had...

  • *MasterCard' s strong results also boosts Visa. *Starwood Hotels hits record high. April 29- U.S. stocks fell at the open on Wednesday after data showed that economic growth braked more sharply than expected in the first quarter, and ahead of the U.S.

  • *GoPro jumps after forecasts comes in above estimates. April 29- U.S. stock index futures fell further on Wednesday after data showed that the U.S. economic growth stalled in the first quarter and ahead of the outcome of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting. The low-rate environment is a bubble in itself and its like riding a balloon until the pin pops, "said Andre...

  • April 29- Hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc reported a 2 percent fall in net sales so far in April and said its chief financial officer would leave the company in June. Lumber Liquidators said it was aware of 103 pending class action cases against it since March 3 through April 27 related to its laminate flooring manufactured in China.

  • Lumber Liquidators sales fall 2 pct in April Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 6:14 AM ET

    April 29- Hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc reported a 2 percent fall in net sales so far in April and said it could not provide a full-year forecast. The company lost customers after a report on CBS's "60 Minutes" show in March alleged that laminates sourced by the company from China had excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde.

  • April 2- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc's quarterly sales topped analysts' lowered expectations, indicating that the impact from allegations that its laminate flooring products were unsafe was fading. Lumber Liquidators is facing U.S. government investigations after CBS's "60 Minutes" show last month alleged that laminates sourced by the company from...

  • April 2- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc posted a drop in sales of its hardwood flooring products in March after a media report alleged that the company's laminates had higher-than-permitted levels of a cancer-causing substance. The company said sales at stores open at least one year fell 17.8 percent last month, dragging down sales at these stores 1.8...

  • CHICAGO, March 13- A U.S. home improvement association and several individual contractors said on Friday they would recommend customers avoid Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, highlighting the widening fallout from allegations about the safety of its flooring. "Our members look down on the practices of Lumber Liquidators or for that matter any vendor that...

  • March 13- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc's shares fell as much as 10 percent on Friday, reversing some gains from a day earlier, after brokerages cut their price targets, saying the hardwood flooring retailer's defense of its products left some questions unanswered. Lumber Liquidators gave a blow-by-blow account of its testing process on Thursday, and said...

  • March 13- Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc's fell 8 percent on Friday, reversing some gains from a day earlier, after brokerages cut price targets, saying the hardwood flooring retailer's defense of its products left some questions unanswered. Lumber gave a blow-by-blow account of its testing process on Thursday, and said it planned to boost...

  • *Says sales fell in 9 days after CBS show. March 12- Lumber Liquidators Holdings, facing U.S. government probes over claims of dangerous levels of a cancer-causing substance in its flooring products, defended the safety of its products and gave a blow-by-blow account of its testing process in efforts to assuage investors' concerns. "Lumber Liquidators...

  • March 12- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, facing U.S. government probes over claims of dangerous levels of a cancer-causing substance in its flooring products, stood by the safety of its products and said it would offer free indoor air quality testing for qualifying customers. The stock had halved since Feb. 25 when the company said CBS's "60 Minutes" show would...

  • March 12- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, which is facing U.S. government probes over claims of dangerous levels of a cancer-causing substance in its flooring products, stood by the safety its products and said it would offer free indoor air quality testing for qualifying consumers. The company, however, said it was unable to currently forecast 2015 sales or...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- St. Paul- based 3 M Co, one of the world's largest manufacturers and the maker of Post-it notes, will take new steps to ensure that its suppliers of paper, pulp and packaging provide materials that come from sustainably logged timber. The new paper-sourcing policy, aimed at preventing the destruction of fragile forests, comes after pressure on 3 M...

  • MIAMI, March 5- A $5 million class-action lawsuit filed this week in Florida accuses hardwood and laminate flooring giant Lumber Liquidators, Inc of selling products laden with cancer-causing chemicals. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, called on federal agencies Wednesday...

  • Senator Bill Nelson asked three federal agencies to investigate hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc after a report on "60 Minutes" that some of its wood flooring products had dangerous levels of formaldehyde. Nelson, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, sent a letter asking...