Floor Trends magazine and our TalkFloor podcast cultivates a thriving community of professionals who care passionately about flooring, from subfloor to surface.
In this podcast, our editors share insight from flooring retailers, architects, designers, contractors and suppliers to help the industry make informed decisions and help their businesses grow.
Evan Hackle Hiring & Retaining Employees
Evan Hackle CEO, Tortal Training and Ingage Consulting discusses hiring and retaining employees and the role of training in a retail environment.
Chris Ramey on Satellite Marketing
Chris Ramey, president the American Marketing Group and The Home Trust international discusses satellite marketing, how it works and the opportunities it holds for retailers.
Jim Buckles Intros Mobile Direct Flooring
Jim Buckles, industry consultant and CEO of startup Mobile Direct Flooring, discusses this new, owner-operated, van-based, franchised, retail concept.
Sustainability and Women in Flooring
We continue our #LookingBackSeries with Amy Costello and Kayla Lowrie with Armstrong Flooring. In October 2019, Floor Trends spoke with Amy and Kayla about their roles in the company and their individual journeys in the flooring industry that has landed them where they are today. Here, they provide an update on how the last 2 years have impacted the company’s sustainability efforts, its product development, and shared their opinions on how women’s roles in the flooring industry are shifting.
What's Next for CFL Flooring
Thomas Baert, president, CFL Flooring, and founder and owner of Domotex Asia Chinafloor, discusses the company’s move to let external private investors join CFL as well as the company’s new U.S. manufacturing operation.
Social Justice and Women in Flooring
Rochelle Routman, chief sustainability officer, HMTX, provides an update on HMTX’ view of social justice and the company’s JUST 2.0 label status. She dives into the current state of women in the flooring world and how the pandemic has impacted women’s roles within the industry. She also provides advice to women in flooring who are looking to advance and to women who are considering flooring as a career choice.
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