Looking Ahead: 2020 and Beyond

January 6, 2020

By Alan Beaulieu 2020 promises to be an interesting year, with many changes in the economic landscape and, potentially, in the political realm. We will discuss…

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Q&A with Alan Beaulieu, international economic analyst

November 19, 2019

An interview with Alan Beaulieu, international economic analyst On Feb. 5, Dr. Alan Beaulieu, president of the Institute for Trend Research, and advisor to the National…

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Is branding important for companies in the flooring sector?

November 19, 2019

Is branding important for companies in the flooring sector? By Denise Lee Yohn, Brand Leadership Expert, Keynote Speaker and Best-Selling Author As someone who has worked…

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What’s in store for the future of flooring?

November 18, 2019

By James Dion, founder and president of Dionco Inc., consultant, speaker, trainer and author The flooring sector — like many other elements of retail — is…

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Five universal principles for marketing in the flooring industry

November 8, 2019

Five universal principles for marketing in the flooring industry By Paul Friederichsen, Founder of BrandBiz and Education Director for DOMOTEX USA   In my 40-year career…

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From Artisan Hands to American Homes

December 14, 2018

Retailer Spotlight Through the doors of Landry & Arcari Rugs and Carpeting in Boston, customers are greeted by works of art. Grand oriental rugs handcrafted by…

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Remodeling with Purpose

November 29, 2018

Remodeler Spotlight Mark Galey, owner of Master Home Remodelers, has come a long way since his pre-teen years when his stepfather counted on him as a…

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Service, Sales, and Strategy

November 28, 2018

Merchandiser Spotlight Merchandising combines the creativity of design with the technicalities of trend prediction, the analysis of customer response and the gratification of serving others. It…

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A History Steeped in Flooring

November 13, 2018

Distributor Spotlight Before his work day starts at 8:00 a.m., Dunn Rasbury rises early to read for pleasure and completes a workout at the gym to…

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For the Love of Home: From Flooring to Furnishings and Everything in Between

October 24, 2018

Interior Designer Spotlight Interior designer Loretta J. Willis, Allied ASID, is known for combining functionality with beauty to enhance the everyday experiences of her clients. For…

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