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Suburban Housing: Increased trend or permanent shift?

This article was originally featured by the National Association of Home Builders. Washington, D.C.—In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, certain patterns and trends have...

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October new home sales continue strong fall season

Washington, D.C.—Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October dipped 0.3% to 999,000 from an upwardly revised September number, according to newly released data...

Dodge Data & Analytics: Expect construction starts to recovery in ’21

Hamilton, N.J.—Dodge Data & Analytics released its 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning. The report predicted total...

WFCA introduces ‘Faces of the Industry’ campaign

Dalton—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has introduced its “Faces of the Industry” campaign, a celebration of the people who make the organization thrive. In...

Coverings 2021 moves to July

Orlando—Taffy Event Strategies, the organizer of Coverings, has announced plans to move its 2021 in-person show from April to July. During a Coverings Connected...

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Retail Recovery Across America: Cole’s Fine Flooring FCNews publisher Steven Feldman is at it again! He continues our Retail Recovery Across America video series with a trip to San Diego to...

Retail Recovery Across America: The Rug Rack This edition of our Retail Recovery Across America video series takes us to Chattanooga, Tenn., where we visit The Rug Rack. We sat down...

Retail Recovery Across America: Manasota Flooring This edition of our Retail Recovery Across America video series takes us to Sarasota, Fla., where we visit family-owned Manasota Flooring. We sat down with...

Retail Recovery Across America: Chattanooga Flooring Center In this episode of Retail Recovery Across America we're taking a quick visit to Chattanooga Flooring Center to chat with Richard Keene, general manager....

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Make your temporary sales surge permanent

By Jim Augustus Armstrong "I’m having a record year," a dealer from Virginia told me during a recent dealership diagnostic I was conducting over the...

Dress for success at work and home

By Lisbeth Calandrino The other day I took off my mask briefly and someone said, “You have lipstick on. Why? No one is going to...

Embracing change for survival

By Scott Perron (Second of two parts) In part I of this series, I talked about how COVID-19 has forced us as an industry to respond...

How will the election results impact your portfolio

By Steven Feldman The cover date of this issue is Nov. 2. That means if you are reading this on that date, tomorrow is Election...