As consumers push for more environmentally friendly products across all markets and industries, flooring manufacturers and retailers are developing and selling more sustainable products to meet this “green” demand—without compromising the look, integrity and durability that end-users continue to seek in flooring.
With carpet remaining a top choice in commercial applications, Floor Trends sat down with manufacturers to find out what is driving commercial carpet trends and what is keeping the segment relevant in the ever-evolving world of flooring.
The International Surface Event (TISE) was held in its familiar home of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, but with the 350,000 square-foot expansion of the convention center TISE for the first time showcased the industry’s latest products all on one floor.
The popularity of luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and plank (LVP) is showing no signs of slowing down. With its durability, ease of maintenance and cost-friendly appeal, luxury vinyl flooring continues to be a top choice for residential interiors.
From showroom management to inventory control—and everything in between—flooring-specific software systems are helping retailers run their operations smoothly, and taking their businesses to the next level of profitability and efficiency.