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Shop Talk - May 2007

Shop Talk - May 2007

Women don’t think, act, or buy products the same way men do. There, it’s out in the open—a floorcovering retailer’s worst nightmare confirmed.

Store Front - May 2007

Store Front - May 2007

Retailers are often asking the question, “Where can I find customers?” and “How can I attract more buyers into my store.” If customers are not coming through the doors looking for you, then it is time to hit the streets.

Wood Cuts - April 2007

Wood Cuts - April 2007

Selling wood floors is like selling any other product—the more you know about it, the better you’ll be able to sell it.

Store Front - April 2007

Store Front - April 2007

Here’s good news for flooring retailers. A study published in late January by the Cleveland research firm, The Freedonia Group, says world demand for flooring is projected to climb more than 4% annually through 2010 to $162 billion.

Distribution Evolution - April 2007

Distribution Evolution - April 2007

I just spent most of the morning reading Berkshire Hathaway’s 2006 annual report. I think that’s something that every business owner should do, just to tap into the enormous homespun wisdom of one of the world’s all time great investors.

Surfaces 2007 - March 2007

Surfaces 2007 - March 2007

With the floorcovering economy in a distinct slump, no one expected the crowds at Surfaces to approach last year’s record, but most exhibitors were surprised by the quality of the visitors who did come to Vegas last month.