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John MacLellan Discusses the Retail Flooring Business at Broadway Carpets in Knoxville

John MacLellan Discusses the Retail Flooring Business at Broadway Carpets in Knoxville

July 8, 2020--John MacLellan, President of Broadway Carpets and Broadway Flooring in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Kemp Harr discuss how surprisingly strong the retail flooring business is in Knoxville in the wake of the virus shutdown from earlier in the year. Listen to the interview for more details. Broadway is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Deb Degraaf Discusses June Retail Flooring Sales In Michigan

Deb Degraaf Discusses June Retail Flooring Sales In Michigan

June 30, 2020--Deb Degraaf, Co-owner of Degraaf Interiors, and Kemp Harr discuss the robust recovery in store traffic and sales with the Grand Rapids, Michigan retailer. Listen to the interview for more details as well as hear Deb’s perspective on the new rigid-LVT factories that are being built in northwest Georgia.

Santo Torcivia Discusses the Highlights of the New U.S. FlooReport

Santo Torcivia Discusses the Highlights of the New U.S. FlooReport

June 24, 2020--Santo Torcivia, an economist focused on the flooring market, and Kemp Harr discuss the just published U.S. FlooReport, that provides the industry with extensive data on the economy, channel shift, share shift, product shift, end use market dynamics, advertising spending, and a long list of market factors that affect the U.S. and Canadian flooring market. Listen to the interview for more details and a few of the highlights.

Robert Dietz Discusses the Outlook for the Housing Market Post-Covid

Robert Dietz Discusses the Outlook for the Housing Market Post-Covid

June 22, 2020--Robert Dietz, Chief Economist with the NAHB, and Kemp Harr discuss effect the Covid Virus has had on the housing market and the outlook in the single family market moving forward. Listen to the interview for more details as well as few housing trends that have shifted due to the virus.