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Jeff Dill Discusses Invista's commitment to the Stainmaster Brand

Jeff Dill Discusses Invista's commitment to the Stainmaster Brand

March 15, 2019—Jeff Dill, Director of Mill and Retail Sales with Invista, and Kemp Harr discuss Invista's commitment to the Stainmaster brand for nylon 6,6 carpet fiber. Listen to the interview, recorded at the National Floorcovering Alliance meeting in Whistler, British Columbia, for more details.

Jason McSwain Discusses the NFA Spring Meeting In Whistler

Jason McSwain Discusses the NFA Spring Meeting In Whistler

March 14, 2019—Jason McSwain, President of the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA), and Kemp Harr discuss the retail flooring market and a few of the initiatives that the NFA board is focused on for 2019. Listen to the interview for more details.

Jeff Macco Discusses his Retail Flooring Business and the NFA

Jeff Macco Discusses his Retail Flooring Business and the NFA

March 12, 2019—Jeff Macco, co-owner with Macco's Flooring and Kemp Harr discuss Macco's continued growth as a 7-store retail flooring chain and a quick summary of the health of the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) group as a whole. Listen to the interview, recorded at Whistler BC, for more details.

Andreas Gruchow Discusses the First Domotex USA Show in Atlanta

Andreas Gruchow Discusses the First Domotex USA Show in Atlanta

March 8, 2019—Andreas Gruchow, CEO of Domotex worldwide (Deutsch Messe), and Kemp Harr discuss how the company that decided to bring Domotex to the U.S. perceives the success of the show at the end of the first day. Listen to the interview for more details and to hear more about plans for the show next year.

Kevin Jones Discusses All Commercial Floors' Commercial Contracting Business

Kevin Jones Discusses All Commercial Floors' Commercial Contracting Business

March 7, 2019—Kevin Jones, President of All Commercial Floors, and Kemp Harr discuss Kevin's 9-location commercial flooring contracting business that specializes in the healthcare sector. Listen to the interview to hear more about ACF and their recent decision to join the Fuse Alliance network of commercial contractors.

Geoff Gordon Discusses the Fuse Alliance Annual Meeting

Geoff Gordon Discusses the Fuse Alliance Annual Meeting

March 6, 2019—Geoff Gordon, Executive Director for the Fuse Alliance, and Kemp Harr discuss the highlights of this year's annual meeting of this group of commercial flooring contractors. Listen to the interview to hear an update on their collective businesses as well as details on a new technical advisory service they are launching aimed at the A&D market.

Casey Johnson Discusses Happy Feet's Continued Growth In the LVT Business

Casey Johnson Discusses Happy Feet's Continued Growth In the LVT Business

March 5, 2019—Casey Johnson, CEO and owner of Happy Feet, and Kemp Harr discuss Happy Feet's rapid growth in the LVT flooring business. Listen to the interview to hear Casey talk about the strategy behind the firm's growth which includes single category focus, striking aesthetics, inventory investment and continued expansion in sales personnel. This interview was taped at Domotex USA in Atlanta.

Harlan Stone Discusses the China Tariff Hearings in Washington this Week

Harlan Stone Discusses the China Tariff Hearings in Washington this Week

March 1, 2019—Harlan Stone, CEO of the Halstead and Metroflor Group, and Kemp Harr discuss the hearings held this week in Washington, DC related to the Chinese tariffs on imported floorcoverings. Listen to the interview to get Harlan's summary of the issues and also express his belief that we are close to a trade deal that will eliminate the need for the 25% tariffs that have been on the table since last October.