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WFCA to host next retail survival webinar

The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) is set to host its next webinar focused on successful strategies for flooring retailers in the age of...

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Dominic Rice named Floor Covering Institute president

Dominic Rice, a 24-year flooring industry veteran, has joined the Floor Covering Institute as its new president, according to institute founder Jim Gould. Rice spent...

Economic update: Alan Beaulieu sees recovery on the horizon

In the third and final part of its COVID-19 ‘Black Swan’ webinar series—held on May 22—Alan Beaulieu, president of ITR Economics, provided a “data-driven”...

Minimizing liability when recalling workers

The World Floor Covering Association has issued the following guidance on how to avoid liability when bringing employees back to the workplace. "With many states...

Consumer interest in suburban living offers opportunity for flooring retailers

By Ken Ryan Nearly a third of Americans are considering moving to less densely populated areas in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to...

SBA adds PPP Loan ruling for business calculations

A new ruling regarding the Payment Protection Program (PPP) has been released by the Small Business Administration regarding calculation of the loan. To break...

Armstrong Flooring launches two commercial collections

Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring has launched two new commercial collections: MedinPure, a PVC-free homogenous sheet for healthcare settings, and Unbound LVT designed for transitions to...

Schönox offers new online training seminars

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Schönox HPS North America, Inc. offers online technical training and seminars that provide opportunities to learn about the full...

Navigating paid leave for child care

To help retailers navigate the inevitable issue surrounding summer child care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Floor Covering Association has issued the following...

Interface ramps up recycled content LVT

Atlanta, Ga.—Interface luxury vinyl tile (LVT) products are now made with 39% pre-consumer recycled content, according to the company. With this significant move, Interface...
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