We know that digital marketing and advertising promotions can have a powerful reach and yield favorable results, and in light of the pandemic, retailers—with help from their manufacturer partners—are relying heavily on digital sales and advertising tactics now more than ever to maximize their outreach to consumers.
To spread awareness, the 62-strong band of ICC volunteers (8 from HMTX and 54 community volunteers) removed 180 pounds of trash in 2.5 hours – everything from food wrappers (465) and beverage bottles (198) to tiny pieces of foam, glass and plastic (1665).
Despite this year’s challenges, flooring dealers at the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) fall convention were optimistic about what the future of retail holds—not one member said to me that they were looking to get out of the flooring business.
We had an opportunity to sit down with Scott Levy, president of Arley Wholesale, a leading importer and East Coast distributor of ceramic tile, stone and sundries. Realizing that distributors perform unique tasks, many of which are on the international stage, our goal was to gain some insight into these tasks and how the company dealt with them in the midst of this never-before-experienced lockdown.
Skilled floor covering installers will tell you that with any floating floor installation, making sure the first row is straight is crucial to having an easy day, regardless of who makes it or what locking mechanism is used.
The 43 members of the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) met in Savannah this week for their fall meeting—a first for many retailers who have been on their home turf and not traveling since the coronavirus pandemic.
Darren Nelson opened his flooring store, Veteran Flooring, in Brighton, Michigan, on March 11, 2020—four days before Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer shut down independent flooring retailers as "non-essential" businesses in response to COVID-19.
The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) has revised its 2020 residential kitchen and bath spending forecast upwards based on improving demand fundamentals in both the new construction and repair and remodeling end-market.
Made in the United States with Chilewich's signature bi-color yarns, Fresco features a veil of organic forms, evoking the beauty of antiquity and the nuances of nature, from venerable murals and peeling paint to fingerprints and magnetic fields.