Economic turmoil remains the key issue for just about every business in the supply chain. For the distribution sector, the end of 2009 and the first 10 months of this year have been a mixed bag, as much depends on which part of the country they service. Nonetheless, the top players overall and within each flooring category managed to maintain their positions within the hierarchy of distributors.
How did they do this? Find out with Floor Covering News’ annual survey of the distribution channel. Along with revealing the industry’s largest wholesalers and how they have been responding to regional issues, some of the top suppliers in resilient, laminate and wood discuss how their businesses have stayed ahead of the pack during these tough times.