The 2016 Floor Trends Flooring Industry Study, conducted by BNP Market Research and compiled from answers given by readers of Floor Trends, Floor Covering Installer, Stone World, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design and Tile Magazine, offers a look at a flooring market poised for continued growth.
About three-quarters of respondents reported an increase in flooring sales last year, over sales two years ago. In addition, 69% of respondents expect sales to increase this year. A majority of respondents (55%) felt sales had increased slightly in 2015; 17% said they believed sales had significantly risen. (See Chart 1)