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Tim Baucom Discusses Shaw's Growth in 2018 and Outlook for 2019

Tim Baucom Discusses Shaw's Growth in 2018 and Outlook for 2019

January 22, 2019—Tim Baucom, EVP for Shaw Industries' residential business, and Kemp Harr discuss how Shaw was able to outpace the growth of the market in 2018 and what the company is doing to continue that momentum. Listen to the interview, recorded at Shaw's aligned dealer meeting in Orlando, for more details.

Curtis Blanton Discusses His New Ownership of Dalton Carpet One and DCO Commercial

Curtis Blanton Discusses His New Ownership of Dalton Carpet One and DCO Commercial

January 21, 2019—Curtis Blanton, co-owner of Dalton Carpet One and DCO Commercial, and Kemp Harr discuss Curtis' acquisition of his father's business in partnership with JR Allred. Listen to the interview for more information on the growth and focus for the business. Curtis' father, Mike Blanton, passed away suddenly in March 2017.

Pami Bhullar Discusses Stainmaster and His Annual New Year's Resolutions

Pami Bhullar Discusses Stainmaster and His Annual New Year's Resolutions

January 16, 2019—Pami Bhullar, director of retail development for Stainmaster, and Kemp Harr discuss his role with the Stainmaster brand and his annual practice of publishing 10 New Year's Resolutions to help people reach their goals. Listen to the interview for more details. This interview was recorded at the Carpet One winter convention in Washington, D.C.

John Rietveldt Discusses I4F and Increasing Flooring Patent Activity

John Rietveldt Discusses I4F and Increasing Flooring Patent Activity

January 15, 2019—John Rietveldt, CEO with I4F, and Kemp Harr discuss the increasing activity for flooring patent applications from manufacturers on a global basis. Listen to the interview, recorded at Domotex Germany, for more insight on this activity, much of which is focused on multi-layered flooring, as well as new wall systems—a growth area for traditional flooring companies.

Thomas Baert Discusses Tenacity and FirmFit's Global Expansion

Thomas Baert Discusses Tenacity and FirmFit's Global Expansion

January 14, 2019—Thomas Baert, President of FirmFit, and Kemp Harr discuss the firm's global expansion and it's introduction of the newest multi-layered flooring product called Tenacity. Listen to the interview to learn more about this plastic free engineered stone product with a mineral core. This was one of the most innovative products being discussed at Domotex Germany.

Charles Monroe Discusses CMC's New Tailored Loop Tufting Technology

Charles Monroe Discusses CMC's New Tailored Loop Tufting Technology

January 11, 2019—Charles Monroe, CEO with Card-Monroe Corporation, and Kemp Harr discuss CMC's newest patented tufting technology called Tailored Loop. Listen to the interview to hear more about this tufting technology that offers the look of a Wilton process at the speed of tufting. This interview was recorded at Domotex Germany.

Amie Gilmore Discusses Upcoming Highlights for Surfaces 2019

Amie Gilmore Discusses Upcoming Highlights for Surfaces 2019

January 9, 2019—Amie Gilmore, Surfaces show director with Informa Exhibitions, and Kemp Harr discuss the anticipated crowds and highlights for the Surfaces Expo that takes place in Las Vegas in two weeks. Listen to the interview for more details and to learn more about the changes the show has made to its education program.

Jon Pierce Discusses Pierce Flooring and Shaw's Upcoming Dealer Convention

Jon Pierce Discusses Pierce Flooring and Shaw's Upcoming Dealer Convention

January 8, 2019—Jon Pierce, director of business development with Pierce Flooring, a seven-store flooring retailer based in Montana, and Kemp Harr discuss the challenges that Pierce flooring faces in the market and the firm's plans to attend Shaw's aligned dealer convention. Listen to the interview to hear more about the business and value they get from being aligned with Shaw.