Publisher Kemp Harr provides perspective on the new tax reform law and how it will impact the flooring industry, and reviews the factors that are contributing to a healing economy as well as discusses Shaw's launch of its new Anderson Tuftex brand.
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Greg Holcomb, design director of IDGroup, highlights how Spaces, a co-working environment, simultaneously honored its building's origins with an industrial look and created an enlightened facility with a host of amenities.
Sterling believes relationships go a long way in a highly competitve market: Best Practices - Jan 2018
Editor Jessica Chevalier interviews Dan Mandel of Sterling Carpet & Flooring in Anaheim, California to discuss the driving principle behind the business, how it got its start and how it continues to stand out among 250 flooring retailers.
Contributing editor Sam Allman reviews methods individuals can use going into the new year to find happiness in their lives and jobs. These methods include conquering negative thoughts and having mindfulness toward how we talk to ourselves.
Contributing editor Sandy Smith discusses buyer-seller relationship sales tactics that build a trusting atmosphere to influence the buyer through quiet selling. Asking the right questions to help the buyer reach their own conclusions is key.
Cannon Design's Chohan highlights visually stunning but affordable products: Design Ovations - Jan 2018
Cannon Design's editor Maurya Chohan highlights her favorite flooring products that both meet her clients' budgets and provide them with visually stunning aesthetics. These products include tiles from Viva, Atlas Concorde and Patcraft AdMix.
Executive editor Darius Helm analyzes this year's survey and discusses the challenges commercial contract dealers face, like competition from amateurs, a lack of experienced craftsmen, direct selling and compressed construction schedules.
Editor Beth Miller explores the changing area rug retail landscape that is forcing manufacturers and retailers alike to devise new strategies to create a balance between brick-and-mortar stores and the e-commerce channel as steady gains continue.
Editor Beth Miller provides a sneak peek into the upcoming Surfaces event taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada—including its comprehensive education program—and discusses the show with attendees from prior years.
Publisher Kemp Harr reports on the annual BDNY hospitality show held in New York City and reports on the presence of major hotel brands as well as the flooring companies promoting their range of products.