The commercial marketplace has been significantly reshaped since consolidation began more than a decade ago.
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For Shashi Caan, designing an interior is about creating a space that offsets our technology-laden, fast paced way of life by promoting a sense of balance, harmony and comfort.
KW Flooring’s 23 stores, all located within 65 miles of Cincinnati, Ohio, have been successful even in a market that has many taking cover.
Of all the strong selling points for wood flooring—beauty, durability, and ease of maintenance, to name just three—perhaps none is as timely today as the “green” advantage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Believe it or not, it’s generally during economic downturns that creativity and ingenuity flourish.
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.