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    Technology: Retail Lead Management system gets upgrade

Technology: Retail Lead Management system gets upgrade

November 27-December 11, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 13 By Lindsay Baillie   Retail Lead Management, a cloud-based CRM software designed specifically for flooring retailers, has released a host of new features to increase its effectiveness and help dealers track retail flooring leads. These features were launched only a couple of months after the program was made available to all flooring retailers. Jason Goldberg, CEO of America’s Floor Source, had the

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    Knowing when it’s time to close, sell or transfer the business

Knowing when it’s time to close, sell or transfer the business

Not having a solid plan in place could be disastrous January 16/23, 2017: Volume 31, Number 16 By Leah Gross Experienced consultants will tell you no business plan is complete without a well-thought-out exit strategy. This is particularly true when it comes to small- and medium-sized businesses such as floor covering retail stores. Sadly, succession planning is not an area where many businesses place their focus. “Not everyone considers a

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    Visual marketing provides an edge for today’s retailers

Visual marketing provides an edge for today’s retailers

Volume 28/Number 3; July 21/28, 2014 By Amanda Haskin Web images are the cultural icons of today’s society. We have reached a technologically visual era of human history, where a successful Instagram page is gold, selfies constantly remind the world of what you look like, and a perfectly positioned, well-lit photo sells more effectively than the actual product. In fact, photos are becoming a language unto themselves. For today’s seekers

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    National Floorcovering Alliance: Member involvement at the core

National Floorcovering Alliance: Member involvement at the core

Sept. 16/23 2013; Volume 27/number 11 By Steven Feldman Boston—When Phil Koufidakis, co-owner of the seven-store Baker Bros. in Arizona, began his two-year stint as president of the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA), his immediate goal was to get more (translation: all 42) members involved in the direction of the group. After all, the NFA prides itself on being a group run by the group. And with that, the association’s fall

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Floor Covering News

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Shannon Specialty Floors names Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing

Chicago—At NeoCon 2018, Shannon Specialty Floors named Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing—a newly created position that she was promoted to here. “Ellie has played a pivotal role in the

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Armstrong energizes commercial vinyl sheet in new DecorArt Rejuvenations

Lancaster, Pa.—DecorArt Rejuvenations flooring, a vinyl sheet collection from Armstrong Flooring, introduces a versatile range of updated designs that deliver enhanced realistic visual impact and long-lasting performance to contract interiors.  New visuals with exquisite

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Crossville’s Convergence collection awarded Silver at Best of NeoCon

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville was recognized with a Silver Award for its new Convergence glass collection at the Best of NeoCon showcase, June 11, in Chicago at the kickoff breakfast to NeoCon 2018. Honored

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