Flooring America: Driving technology in a digital world

January 19, 2015 | Comments Off on Flooring America: Driving technology in a digital world

January 19/26, 2015; Volume 28/Number 15 By Ken Ryan National Harbor, Md.—When Flooring America leaders Keith Spano, president, and Frank Chiera, vice president of marketing and advertising, first made technology a priority, it would be accurate to say not all group members shared the same passion. Spano and Chiera are two young executives who saw how the digital space was transforming business and knew their flooring dealers needed to embrace it or be left behind....

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New technology enhances retail flooring operations

March 10, 2014 | Comments Off on New technology enhances retail flooring operations

 Volume 27/Number 21; March 3/10, 2014  By Ken Ryan Software suppliers continue to introduce feature-enriched products and enhancements designed to help retailers operate faster, smarter and more efficiently—all in the name of being more profitable. A number of players showcased their latest wares at Surfaces, where they demonstrated new features in areas such as customer relationship management (CRM), cloud processing technology, inventory and stock checking, and warehouse operations. Following is a rundown of some of...

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Digital inkjet technology: A revolutionary development

March 10, 2014 | Comments Off on Digital inkjet technology: A revolutionary development

How it’s changing the industry one tile at a time Volume 27/Number 21; March 3/10, 2014 By Louis Iannaco “It will revolutionize the industry.” “It’s a game-changer.”  “The business is never going to be the same.” When it comes to new products and innovations, we’ve heard it all before. But just how many times has a real change actually happened? It is a rare instance when something new turns out to be truly revolutionary in...

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