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Laminate Update 2007 - August/September 2007

Laminate Update 2007 - August/September 2007

It probably comes as no surprise that the slump in the housing market has sent sales of laminate plummeting in the last year, with the biggest drop-off in the first half of this year.

Neocon 2007 - July 2007

Neocon 2007 - July 2007

After some lackluster years in the early 2000s, the commercial market came roaring back in 2005, and nowhere has the energy of that market been more evident than at NeoCon 2006 and 2007.

Retailer Survey - July 2007

Retailer Survey - July 2007

The builders felt it first. Then late last year, the ripple effect from the slumping housing market hit floorcovering retailers, as consumers put remodeling projects on hold.

Area Rugs Can Boost Your Sales - July 2007

Area Rugs Can Boost Your Sales - July 2007

According to Jim Curtin at Shaw Living, within 30 days of buying a hardwood or ceramic floor, the average consumer is going to buy an area rug. If she’s already standing in your store, why not sell her a rug right then?