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Lisa Conway Discusses Interface's MaterialsCAN network

Lisa Conway Discusses Interface's MaterialsCAN network

November 16, 2018—Lisa Conway, VP of Sustainability for Interface, and Kemp Harr discuss the new MaterialsCAN network of six companies that are working together to reduce global warning. Listen to the interview for more information about this Carbon Action Network and the six companies.

Ralph Grogan Discusses the Progress He's Made at Parterre in the Past Year

Ralph Grogan Discusses the Progress He's Made at Parterre in the Past Year

November 15, 2018—Ralph Grogan, President of Parterre Flooring, and Kemp Harr discuss the new products, sales structure, and market focus decisions Ralph has made in the first year since joining the company. Listen to the interview for more details and also hear how he is dealing with the Chinese tariff issue.

Robert Stuckey Discusses Shaw Hospitality's Growth and Focus for 2018

Robert Stuckey Discusses Shaw Hospitality's Growth and Focus for 2018

November 13, 2018—Robert Stuckey, Global Director of Hospitality for Shaw Hospitality, and Kemp Harr discuss the market dynamics, product trends and challenges within the hospitality sector. Listen to the interview to hear more about the sector and Shaw's new products, including a new focus on hardwood and area rugs.

Paul Cleary Discusses Tarkett's Expanded Hospitality Offering at BDNY

Paul Cleary Discusses Tarkett's Expanded Hospitality Offering at BDNY

November 12, 2018—Paul Cleary, President of Tarkett Hospitality, and Kemp Harr discuss the expanded size and reach of Tarkett's hospitality offering with the acquisition of Lexmark. Listen to the interview, recorded at BDNY, to hear more details as Paul leads Tarkett's business in this healthy commercial sector.

Joe Amato Discusses his 39-Year Design Career at Mannington Mills

Joe Amato Discusses his 39-Year Design Career at Mannington Mills

November 9, 2018—Joe Amato, VP of Residential Design with Mannington Mills, and Kemp Harr discuss style changes and the highlights of Joe's 39-year design leadership career at Mannington Mills. Listen to the interview to hear how Joe's process has evolved and what he plans to do when he retires at the end of the year.

Phil Koufidakis Discusses the NFA and Baker Brothers' Promotion Strategy

Phil Koufidakis Discusses the NFA and Baker Brothers' Promotion Strategy

November 8, 2018—Phil Koufidakis, owner of Baker Brothers, and Kemp Harr discuss the changes Phil is making in his digital marketing approach as well as product mix changes. Listen to the interview to hear more about Phil's seven store retail business based in Phoenix as well as highlights from this week's NFA meeting.

Jason McSwain Discusses the NFA and McSwain's Carpet and Flooring

Jason McSwain Discusses the NFA and McSwain's Carpet and Flooring

November 7, 2018—Jason McSwain, President of McSwain’s Carpet and Flooring and the newly elected president of the NFA, and Kemp Harr discuss Jason's 50 year old retail business based in Cincinnati and the core initiatives the NFA will continue to address in the near future. Listen to the interview for more details. Jason’s two year term starts in January.