Editor Jessica Chevalier examines the booming hospitality industry and how hotels across the country are changing their look and feel by examining the behaviors and preferences of their guests and picking flooring that meets their ever-changing needs.
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Brand Report 2019: Flooring manufacturers discuss the evolution of branding and the role brands play in the buying process – Nov 2019
Editor Beth Miller talks with six marketing experts from the industry’s top residential manufacturers about strategies around brand development, new tools of the trade and the role the Internet is playing in decision-making around advertising today.
Cersaie 2019: Cersaie, the largest tile expo in the world, showcases new styles and new applications – Nov 2019
Publisher Kemp Harr returns from Italy to discuss this year’s tile show, which took place in September amid record-setting attendance, the big trends that were on display and how tile is fighting back against LVT in the flooring market, here and abroad.
Publisher Kemp Harr talks about optimism in the housing market and the fourth quarter outlook, revisits his time at the FEI Group’s annual meeting and how attitude can lead to success, and what California’s new AB729 law means for carpet recycling.
Designer Forum: Kay Green Design paints new future for Drake Midtown apartments residents – Nov 2019
Angela Hinton, senior designer at Kay Green Design, discusses the clubhouse design at Drake Midtown apartments in Lake Mary, Florida, and how Ceramic Technics’ wood-look porcelain tile and carpet tiles from Shaw helped make the space feel like home.
Editor Jessica Chevalier speaks with Curtis Blanton and J.R. Allred of DCO Commercial Floors in Athens, Georgia about why it’s important to create a business that can stand apart from its leadership, especially when a leader passes away.
Contributing editor Christine B. Whittemore explains six different ways that the social media platform LinkedIn can be used by businesses to network with other companies, expand business knowledge, recruit new talent and build trust in your company.
Contributing editor Sam Allman talks about the importance of building strong, lasting relationships and meaningful friendships that can help support you, and how that can lead to a longer and more fulfilled life, both personally and professionally.
Contributing editor Dave Stafford discusses ways in which contractors can be better prepared to win a commercial bid and key mistakes that can be avoided through proper preparation, documentation, product knowledge, and by asking the right questions.
Cindy Saathoff, senior project designer for Aecom, talks about flooring choices in healthcare facility design and how products like Forbo’s Marmoleum Striato collection, Terroxy Resin Systems and American Biltrite’s rubber flooring can meet many needs.