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Casey Johnson Discusses Happy Feet's Continued Growth In the LVT Business

Casey Johnson Discusses Happy Feet's Continued Growth In the LVT Business

March 5, 2019—Casey Johnson, CEO and owner of Happy Feet, and Kemp Harr discuss Happy Feet's rapid growth in the LVT flooring business. Listen to the interview to hear Casey talk about the strategy behind the firm's growth which includes single category focus, striking aesthetics, inventory investment and continued expansion in sales personnel. This interview was taped at Domotex USA in Atlanta.

Harlan Stone Discusses the China Tariff Hearings in Washington this Week

Harlan Stone Discusses the China Tariff Hearings in Washington this Week

March 1, 2019—Harlan Stone, CEO of the Halstead and Metroflor Group, and Kemp Harr discuss the hearings held this week in Washington, DC related to the Chinese tariffs on imported floorcoverings. Listen to the interview to get Harlan's summary of the issues and also express his belief that we are close to a trade deal that will eliminate the need for the 25% tariffs that have been on the table since last October.

Benjamin Bachman Discusses Gerflor's Entry into the Linoleum Business

Benjamin Bachman Discusses Gerflor's Entry into the Linoleum Business

February 27, 2019—Benjamin Bachman, chief sales and marketing officer for Gerflor, Connor Sports and Sport Court, and Kemp Harr discuss Gerflor’s entry into the U.S. linoleum market using assets from the DLW acquisition from last year. Listen to the interview to hear more details about this week’s launch of Gerflor’s DLW Linoleum Landscape collection.

Eric Boender Discusses the Growth of Starnet's Floor Maintenance Business

Eric Boender Discusses the Growth of Starnet's Floor Maintenance Business

February 22, 2019—Eric Boender, VP of Business Development with Starnet, and Kemp Harr discuss how Starnet's Floorcare business continues to evolve as a growth area for the leading network of commercial flooring contractors. Listen to the interview to hear about their recent meeting and learn more about the maintenance side of their business.

Nick Brown and Kevin Howell Discuss Beauflor USA's 2019 Product Focus in Sheet Vinyl

Nick Brown and Kevin Howell Discuss Beauflor USA's 2019 Product Focus in Sheet Vinyl

February 21, 2019—Nick Brown and Kevin Howell, VP of Sales and Director of Product Development, respectively, and Kemp Harr discuss Beauflor USA's focus on realistic visuals and textile backed performance with their sheet vinyl products made in the U.S.. Watch the video, taped at Surfaces 2019, to see Beauflor's product focus and distribution focus here in the U.S.

Paul Cleary and Adrienne Roseman Discuss Tarkett's LVT and Carpet Focus at Surfaces 2019

Paul Cleary and Adrienne Roseman Discuss Tarkett's LVT and Carpet Focus at Surfaces 2019

February 20, 2019—Paul Cleary and Adrienne Roseman, President of Tarkett Hospitality and Director of LVT Development, respectively, and Kemp Harr talk about Tarkett's residential focus with products like Progen and Mill and Quarry in the LVT category and also the integration of Lexmark's carpet business under the Tarkett brand name. Watch the video, taped at Surfaces 2019, to see and hear about Tarkett's new products.