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Distribution Evolution - March 2007

Distribution Evolution - March 2007

I hear more and more retailers complaining about online retailers, but online sales probably account for less than 2% of total retail floorcovering sales right now.

Healthcare: A Closer Look - Jan/Feb 07

Healthcare: A Closer Look - Jan/Feb 07

Healthcare is the market of the future. Modernization and an aging population have not only led to new models for healthcare, but are also driving big growth in that market.

Shop Talk - Jan/Feb 07

Shop Talk - Jan/Feb 07

According to a BusinessWeek Online article, “I Am Woman, Hear Me Shop,” women make more than 80% of household buying decisions.

Wood Cuts - Jan/Feb 2007

Wood Cuts - Jan/Feb 2007

One of the reasons wood flooring has become so popular in recent years is that customers love its natural warmth and beauty, as well as its distinctive qualities.

Facility Managers Survey - December 2006

Facility Managers Survey - December 2006

It’s been two years since we’ve surveyed the nation’s leading facility managers, and while the economic landscape—and more specifically, the commercial marketplace—has dramatically changed some aspects of their work, some things never seem to change.

Review 2006 - December 2006

Review 2006 - December 2006

A dip in oil prices and at least temporary relief for both retailers and manufacturers from a long succession of price increases.

Wood Cuts - December 2006

Wood Cuts - December 2006

The fast food industry got it a long time ago with its suggestion that customers get an order of fries with that burger. Savvy flooring retailers are employing a similar technique.