Editor Beth Miller details the launch of Mohawk’s new go-to-market loyalty strategy, Edge. Edge was launched at the Edge Summit and is a retail program that consists of three reward tiers meant to incentivize dealers to buy hard surface products.
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Focus On Leadership: Fifth-generation Mannington leader Zach Zehner carries on the family - Jan 2019
Publisher Kemp Harr interviews Zach Zehner, a fifth-generation member of the Campbell family, who was recently named president of Mannington Residential. Zehner’s path started in law school and telecom before returning to his family business.
Publisher Kemp Harr covers the economic growth the U.S. is experiencing, despite mainstream media’s pessimism, the Edge Summit meeting, Mannington’s retirement celebration for three executives and Tarkett’s new monolithic branding strategy.
Publisher Kemp Harr highlights the groups of architects, interior designers, major hotel brands, purchasing agents and property owners who attended BDNY 2018. The big three flooring suppliers in attendance were Shaw Hospitality, Durkan and Tarkett.
Editor Jessica Chevalier covers the success of Arnquist CarpetsPlus, an 89-year-old hardware store run by the third and fourth generations of original owners. By being open to changing locations and educating its costumers, the store has thrived.
Contributing editor Angela Hinton, a commercial interior designer at Amh+design, reviews the different materials, such as Napoli restoration wood, Venetian mosaic tile designs and cork and rubber flooring she had used when designing clubhouses.
Contributing editor Paul Friederichsen discusses the importance of understanding the differences between generational groups in order to properly market to them. Millennials are of particular interest since they are beginning to purchase homes.
Contributing editor Sam Allman reviews the different ways the contemporary business world has become more dynamic as the expected lifetime of businesses have become shorter and shorter. Finding a silver lining among the constant change is important.
Executive editor Darius Helm and editor Beth Miller cover how narrowed margins and tariff repercussions are impacting the cost of installed flooring provided by the top 100 residential remodel, single-family builder and multifamily retailers.
Executive editor Darius Helm discusses how the expansion of the facility management role has elevated design and aesthetics. Operations such as the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, SAP and Weis Markets have taken this shift into account.