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Surfaces Sourcebook 2008 - January 2008

Surfaces Sourcebook 2008 - January 2008

This year, Surfaces is back to its original schedule, from Tuesday, January 29, to Friday, February 1, with the show floor opening on January 30. As of late December, the expo was already 97% sold out with about 1,000 registered exhibitors.

Beyond Las Vegas - January 2008

Beyond Las Vegas - January 2008

This is the fifth year that the three biggest players—Shaw, Mohawk and Armstrong—have opted to showcase their products in venues other than Surfaces, mostly through regional shows.

The Backing Business - January 2008

The Backing Business - January 2008

Over the last three years, the backings industry has been restructured, both by major acquisitions that vertically integrated Shaw and Mohawk, and by huge increases in energy and raw material costs.

Education: A Closer Look - January 2008

Education: A Closer Look - January 2008

The education market is really two distinct market segments with a common objective—educating students. It’s generally split into K-12 and higher education but there are as many differences between them as there are similarities.

Best Practices - January 2008

Best Practices - January 2008

Success often comes to those who do things a little differently and that’s exactly what we found at Capital Carpet and Tile located on the southeast coast of Florida about 50 miles north of Miami.

Distribution Evolution - January 2008

Distribution Evolution - January 2008

The fallout from the housing downturn is having a big impact on the floorcovering industry these days. All along the distribution chain, companies are struggling.