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FCNews to team with Surfaces for ‘Best of’ awards

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—Floor Covering News, the industry’s No. 1 publication, and Surfaces, the flooring industry’s premier trade show trade, have announced the launch of the Best of Surfaces awards, a competition that is certain to become a benchmark for product and program excellence for years to come. The program kicks off at Surfaces 2012 in Las Vegas. Continue reading FCNews to team with Surfaces for ‘Best of’ awards

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Virga to pen column for FCNews, opens his first Big Bob’s

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—Vinnie Virga, who recently parted ways with CCA Global Partners to pursue new ventures, including the opening of as many as 17 Big Bob’s Flooring Outlets, has agreed to joined FCNews’ team of distinguished columnists. His first article will appear in October. Continue reading Virga to pen column for FCNews, opens his first Big Bob’s

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Shaw wins best overall in FCNews' Award of Excellence

Roslyn, N.Y.—The 15th annual Award of Excellence competition, sponsored by Floor Covering News and the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), is a way for manufacturers’ customers—retailers, distributors, designers, installers, specifies, etc.—to honor the companies they feel consistently provide the best service, professionalism of sales force, management responsiveness, value, design, B2B, handling of claims and ease of doing business. In other words, those manufacturers help them do the best job running successful, profitable business operations, whether it be a retail operation, distributorship, design centers or installation workrooms. Continue reading Shaw wins best overall in FCNews' Award of Excellence

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FCNews sponsors Surfaces’ vast educational conference

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—As the majority of the industry makes its final preparations for Surfaces 2011, Floor Covering News and Hanley Wood, the show’s owner, are reminding everyone there is still time to add to their market experience by reserving a spot for a class or two from the extensive list of offerings in the show’s educational conference program. Continue reading FCNews sponsors Surfaces’ vast educational conference

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FCNews expands social media presence to YouTube

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—Floor Covering News has expanded its industry leading role in showcasing how to use today’s latest social media tools for business with the launch of its own YouTube channel. Located at youtube.com/fcnewsmag it is also accessible through our recently revamped website, fcnews.net.

Being involved with social media is nothing new for FCNews. We were among the first to take advantage of the Internet—initially for research and news gathering and then with our own website back in 1998. Continue reading FCNews expands social media presence to YouTube