Southwestern Carpets in Lewisville, Texas has been serving its community for 20 years. Owner Bill McCaddon talks about the evolution of the firm and how it came to serve the single-family builder market and generate annual revenues of $74 million.
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Did you know keywords are crucial for business success? Contributing editor Irene Williams explains what keywords are, why they matter and how businesses can use them to make it easier for customers to find them and make meaningful connections.
Contributing editor Sam Allman talks about the importance of being persistent and determined in order to succeed in life, and how sometimes that means you need to reinvent yourself. He offers helpful suggestions for those looking for a new beginning.
Contributing editor Dave Stafford explains how contractors can expand their opportunities this year by bidding on federal and local government projects, with tips on making connections, navigate the bidding process and understand the requirements.
Retailer Guide to Merchandising: How flooring retailers are making the shopping experience easier for consumers - Jan 2021
A strategic approach can improve a retailer’s results. Editor Meg Scarbrough takes a look at useful ways retailers large and small can elevate their showrooms and make the shopping experience easier for consumers and successful for retailers.
Editor Jessica Chevalier examines the public space sector in the commercial market, which includes a wide spectrum of spaces, both private and public. She highlights several projects and how A&D firms approached flooring as part of the design.
Shop-at-Home Sales Option: Retailers, big and small, diversify with shop-at-home programs - Jan 2021
As floorcovering retailers look for new ways to access more customers, some have turned to shop-at-home programs to expand their reach, bringing the showroom to consumers’ homes with samples and more. Learn what some retailers are doing to succeed.
Floor Prep and Underlayments: Critical flooring performance attributes reside below the surface - Jan 2021
Floor preparation is key to successful installations, and floor prep manufacturers have been rolling out solutions at a rapid pace in recent years. Editor Darius Helm takes a look at how products are greener, cleaner and work faster than ever.
The Toledo Lucas County Main Library in Toledo, Ohio has a colorful history dating back to 1940. John McGrath, executive director of INSTALL, talks about the major renovation the building recently underwent and how flooring played a key role.
Strategic Exchange: Industry gatherings will start slow in 2021 but return to normal by midyear - Jan 2021
As 2021 kicks off, publisher Kemp Harr discusses the economic outlook for the year as the world awaits widespread rollout of a vaccine and a return to normalcy. Other big topics for the year in flooring will be tariffs and reformatted trade shows.