Tanja Kern is the chief editor of Floor Trends. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and has 16 years of media experience—with many of those years covering the flooring industry.
Flooring industry leaders should plan for a busier 2017, according Economist Alan Beaulieu who spoke at the seventh North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors and North American Building Material Distribution Association Annual Convention in Chicago on November 3.
When Build Health International (BHI) needed a helping hand to help install seamless flooring in a new two-level surgical center at St. Boniface Hospital in Haiti, they put a call out for flooring installers who would be willing to donate time and talent.
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.