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Dan Frierson Discusses The Dixie Group's Q3 Results

Dan Frierson Discusses The Dixie Group's Q3 Results

November 5, 2020--Dan Frierson, Chairman of The Dixie Group, and Kemp Harr discuss Dixie’s positive earnings in the third quarter, it’s clean balance sheet, mix of business and continuity of supply. Listen to the interview for more details.

Michael Longwill Discusses The New Airbase Flooring Stores In Old Toys R Us Storefronts

Michael Longwill Discusses The New Airbase Flooring Stores In Old Toys R Us Storefronts

October 29, 2020—Michael Longwill, President of Airbase Carpet and Tile Mart - a 13 store chain of flooring stores in Delaware and Pennsylvania - and Kemp Harr, discuss the firm's decision to buy four closed Toys R Us storefronts and convert them into 45,000 square foot flooring stores. Listen to the interview for more details on merchandising and building store traffic.

Ralph Boe Discusses the Rise and Fall of Olefin as a Carpet Fiber

Ralph Boe Discusses the Rise and Fall of Olefin as a Carpet Fiber

October 28, 2020--Ralph Boe, president of Arrowstar, and Kemp Harr discuss significance of olefin (polypropylene) as a synthetic carpet fiber in the carpet industry. Listen to the interview to get an historic perspective on the use of this carpet fiber and also learn more about Arrowstar and the latest developments for its polyol product.

Tom Levi Discusses Levi's4Floors Success Selling Nylon Carpet Over PET

Tom Levi Discusses Levi's4Floors Success Selling Nylon Carpet Over PET

October 22, 2020--Tom Levi, Co-owner of Levi's4Floors, a top 100 flooring retailer based in Columbus, Ohio, and Kemp Harr discuss current business conditions and why nylon carpet is the best option for Tom's customers in the long run. Listen to the interview for more details including his advertising strategy this year.

Gensler Chicago Designers Discuss How the Workspace will Evolve Due to Pandemic

Gensler Chicago Designers Discuss How the Workspace will Evolve Due to Pandemic

Todd Heiser, Eric Gannon and Brian Hungerford, managing director, work studio leader and office builder leader, respectively, within the Chicago Gensler office, and Kemp Harr discuss this leading design firm’s analysis of the future of the office workspace. Listen to the interview for more insight on where the largest sector within the commercial sector is headed.