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Recent Floor Focus Magazine feature articles in chronological order with a 60 day delay. Use the search bar at the top to find specific articles or content. To subscribe or order back issues online, use the Subscribe link under the Floor Focus tab in the menu bar. Contact us if you need information on reprints.

People Power - November 2007

People Power - November 2007

One of the questions I’m asked frequently in my interaction with dealers is, “How can I, as an owner, manager, or leader, influence the performance of my team?”

Shop Talk - November 2007

Shop Talk - November 2007

Visual merchandising is the art and science of displaying products on the sales floor and in windows to increase store traffic and sales volume.

Target: The Luxury Market - October 2007

Target: The Luxury Market - October 2007

While Shaw, Mohawk and Beaulieu dominate the carpet manufacturing sector with roughly 80% of revenues, many smaller boutique mills are thriving in the luxury residential market.

2007 Hardwood Update - October 2007

2007 Hardwood Update - October 2007

Like other segments of the floorcovering industry, U.S. hardwood manufacturers are bracing themselves for a rough ride the rest of this year and probably for most of 2008.

Best Practices - October 2007

Best Practices - October 2007

A ten step formula has been instrumental in Frank DiFiglia’s success in building a 20,000 square foot showroom in Howell, New Jersey into a $5 million business.

Distribution Evolution - October 2007

Distribution Evolution - October 2007

In the last issue I reported that Home Depot got lucky because I thought it managed to sell HD Supply before the credit markets collapsed. But I was wrong.

Wood Cuts - October 2007

Wood Cuts - October 2007

One of the first decisions a wood floor customer has to make is between a site finished and factory finished floor.