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Recent Floor Focus Magazine feature articles in chronological order with a 60 day delay. Use the search bar at the top to find specific articles or content. To subscribe or order back issues online, use the Subscribe link under the Floor Focus tab in the menu bar. Contact us if you need information on reprints.

NeoCon 2008 - July 2008

NeoCon 2008 - July 2008

It’s a transitional year in the commercial business, strengthening in places and slowing in others, facing new challenges, and in its own way last month’s NeoCon reflected those dynamics.

Contract Dealers: on Maintenance - July 2008

Contract Dealers: on Maintenance - July 2008

In a down economy, many flooring contractors are looking for new sources of revenue. Sometimes that means entering a new line of business altogether, and some contractors have found that flooring maintenance fits the bill.

Strategic Exchange - July 2008

Strategic Exchange - July 2008

What business are you in? Before you read on, take a few moments and ponder this simple question. At Molyneaux Tile-Carpet-Wood we try not to view ourselves as being in the flooring business.

Wood Cuts - July 2008

Wood Cuts - July 2008

All you have to do is notice the flooring at any major retail store to know that wood flooring not only works well in a high-traffic environment, but that it’s also a much sought after design element.

Monetary Wisdom - July 2008

Monetary Wisdom - July 2008

Increasing sales is not always the right strategy for improving financial performance. In some cases rapid sales growth can strain your cash resources and cause the business to fail.

Coverings 2008 - June 2008

Coverings 2008 - June 2008

Coverings, held this year in Orlando from April 29 to May 2, featured 1,200 exhibitors from over 50 countries showcasing cutting edge ceramic tile and stone design.

Interface Turns 35 - June 2008

Interface Turns 35 - June 2008

In 2007, with most carpet mills struggling to maintain their positions, Interface Inc., the largest carpet tile manufacturer in the world, had its strongest growth year ever, outpacing all the U.S. carpet mills.

Designer Forum - June 2008

Designer Forum - June 2008

Award-winning New York industrial designer Karim Rashid has created everything from flooring to manhole covers and disposable cigarette lighters, as well as interiors for hotels, restaurants and other businesses.

People Power - June 2008

People Power - June 2008

There seems to be a shortage of everything these days. Just visit your local grocer and you will find that prices have risen dramatically on many of our everyday staples: bread, milk, rice, etc.