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NeoCon extends call for presentations

Chicago—NeoCon is extending the deadline for program proposals for the 2021 event, to be held here June 14–16 at theMART. In light of today’s...

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Women of the flooring biz—unite!

By Reginald Tucker When Michelle Winters, co-owner of Texas-based New Braunfels Flooring, launched the Women of the Flooring Business group on social media last year,...

Hardwood prices set to increase on select brands

By Reginald Tucker Floor covering retailers can expect to pay a little more for hardwood flooring this fall, as several brands have announced price hikes...

Obituary: Larry Scott, 69

Bandera, Texas—Larry Scott, a veteran of the hardwood flooring and installation industry, passed away on Sept. 11, 2020. He was 69. Scott was born in...

Single-family starts continue growth path in August

Washington, D.C.—Single-family starts showed continued growth in August but overall housing production fell 5.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units...

Builder confidence soars to an all-time high

Washington, D.C.—In a strong signal that housing is leading the economic recovery, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes increased five...

LG Hausys Floors introduces Artistry LVT collection

Atlanta, Ga.—LG Hausys Floors introduced a new addition to its PRESTG line of premium SPC flooring products called the Artistry collection. Designed with realistic...

WFCA endorses new COVID-19 stimulus framework

Dalton—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) announced its endorsement of the Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) COVID-19 stimulus framework. With a focused goal to break...

Shaw Floors taps Jon England

Dalton—Shaw Floors has named industry veteran Jon England its new director of resilient category management. England most recently served as chief sales and marketing officer...

NFA takes the lead in bringing back in-person events

By Ken Ryan When the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) convenes in Savannah, Ga., next week, it will mark the first time in more than six...
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