Flooring Interviews

A news and interviews program, our news coverage focuses on the players and events from all segments of the industry including; suppliers, manufacturers distributors and members of the retail community.

Roger Voge Discusses the Highlights of His Flooring Career at Star Lumber

Roger Voge Discusses the Highlights of His Flooring Career at Star Lumber

May 18, 2018—Roger Voge, Flooring Division President with Star Flooring and Decorating, and Kemp Harr discuss the highlights of Roger's career as a leader in the flooring business. Listen to the interview to hear more about his focus and strategy and outlook on the flooring industry. Roger is retiring at the end of June.

Kathy Meyer Discusses the Ceramic Tile Industry's "Why Tile" Campaign

Kathy Meyer Discusses the Ceramic Tile Industry's "Why Tile" Campaign

May 16, 2018— Kathy Meyer, Director of Marketing with the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), and Kemp Harr discuss the strategy behind the "Why Tile" communications initiative that explains the benefit of using tile to consumers and commercial end users. Listen to the interview to hear why the tile industry thinks it's important to differentiate one flooring type from another.

Donato Grosser Discusses Factors Impacting the Growth of the Ceramic Tile Business

Donato Grosser Discusses Factors Impacting the Growth of the Ceramic Tile Business

May 9, 2018—Donato Grosser, a consultant with the Italian Ceramics Association, and Kemp Harr discuss factors impacting the sale of tile in the U.S. Listen to the interview to hear more about the rate of growth as well as shifts in channel dynamics and the effects of currency fluctuations. This interview was recorded at the Coverings Expo.