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Allison Weiner Discusses the Domotex World Tour Trip that She Won to Germany

Allison Weiner Discusses the Domotex World Tour Trip that She Won to Germany

December 12, 2018—Allison Weiner, interior designer with HJ Martin, and Kemp Harr discuss Allison's sweepstakes selection in the Domotex World Tour. Listen to the interview for more details and hear more about HJ Martin's business in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Two more winners will be drawn in this contest which is still open for entry.

Ian Newton Discusses Flooring 101 and the Mohawk Edge Summit Meeting

Ian Newton Discusses Flooring 101 and the Mohawk Edge Summit Meeting

December 10, 2018—Ian Newton, General Manager with Flooring 101, and Kemp Harr discuss Flooring 101's business as well as Ian's review of the Mohawk Edge Summit held this weekend in Orlando, Florida. Listen to the interview for more details. Ian is also the newly elected VP of the National Floorcovering Alliance.

Harlan Stone Discusses DC's Overwhelming Support for Exempting LVT from Chinese Tariffs

Harlan Stone Discusses DC's Overwhelming Support for Exempting LVT from Chinese Tariffs

December 3, 2018—Harlan Stone, CEO with Metroflor and Halstead and founder of the American Consumers & Workers Justice Coalition, and Kemp Harr, discuss this weekend's news that the Chinese tariffs on flooring will not increase above the current 10% level until at least April 1st of 2019. Listen to the interview to learn about recent meetings in Washington pushing for an exemption for LVT flooring on the Section 301 tariffs.

Bob Murray Discusses the Dodge Construction Outlook for 2019

Bob Murray Discusses the Dodge Construction Outlook for 2019

November 29, 2018—Bob Murray, Chief Economist with Dodge Data and Analytics, and Kemp Harr discuss the construction start outlook for 2019 in both housing and non-residential construction. Yes, this interview is a little longer than normal, but well worth the listen as you plan for next year. Bob's analysis is very thorough.

Randy Smith with Heritage Carpet and Tile Discusses the DCS - Bridgeway Meeting

Randy Smith with Heritage Carpet and Tile Discusses the DCS - Bridgeway Meeting

November 28, 2018—Randy Smith, CEO with Heritage Carpet and Tile, and Kemp Harr discuss the recent Bridgeway Interactive—DCS meeting in Napa Valley. Listen to the interview to hear Randy, who runs a successful builder contractor business in southern Florida, discuss how he uses Bridgeway's digital tools to help his builders service their home buyer consumers with interior finish selections.

Armondo Cafiero Discusses the Italian Tile Association's Voluntary GPP Initiative

Armondo Cafiero Discusses the Italian Tile Association's Voluntary GPP Initiative

November 26, 2018—Armondo Cafiero, managing director for the Ceramics of Italy trade association, and Kemp Harr discuss the balance of trade for tile and the group's Good Phytosanitary Practices (GPP) initiative which as drastically reduced the number of shipping containers stopped by U.S. Customs at the border over concerns of seed or insect issues. Listen to the interview for more details.