Contributing editor Dave Stafford breaks down how to conduct an initial and follow-up interview when trying to hire a top sales candidate. Proffering an unsigned draft offer will help the new employee understand what is expected of them in their new job.
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Contributing editor Ginger Gilbert predicts the new wave of color palettes that will appear in 2018. Colors creating a sense of individuality and unexpected combinations will be the palettes bringing life and common information to interior finishes.
Contributing editor Vickie Gilstrap spotlights the influences, color families and curation of self-expression in color design choices. Self-awareness creates unique possibilities for home decor consumers seeking to express themselves through color.
Executive editor Darius Helm reviews the rapid rise of the carpet tile business including: the roots of carpet tile, the rise of tufting technologies, the effort to make carpet tile more affordable and the top ten mills with carpet tile programs.
Editor Jessica Chevalier discusses LVT's massive surge in the resilient category as well as why flooring distributors choose to carry their own LVT and rigid LVT lines, which are almost developing too quickly for the consumer market to keep up with.
Senior Living Update: Designers must meet requirements while fulfilling design directions - Feb 2018
Editor Beth Miller covers the changes senior living communities are implementing for the influx of Baby Boomers. Atria at Foster Square, Somerby Franklin, the View at Pine Ridge and the Cardinal at North Hills are among those to make modifications.
The Future Focus awards were created to recognize talented young professionals revolutionizing the floorcovering industry. This year’s winners include up-and-coming individuals within the dealer/retailer/contractor sector in the flooring business.
Editor Beth Miller spotlights this year's common design thread at Atlanta's International Area Rug Market at AmericasMart in downtown Atlanta. Variations of gold and art-inspired looks took the place of the nature-inspired designs from last year.
Publisher Kemp Harr reviews the layout and schedule reformatting implemented for the 30th Domotex, the largest flooring show in the world. The attendance this year was higher than usual with 1,615 exhibitors leasing 1.14 million square feet of space.
Publisher Kemp Harr recaps the effects from the previous year's tax reform bill as well as how the bill will ultimately make 2018 a good year for businesses that now have more money to spend. Domotex and Floro & Décor are among those to benefit.