Ceramic Tile Report – April 2014

Last year marked another strong period of growth in the ceramic market. Though the tile industry has seen steady increases since 2010, several of the manufacturers with whom we spoke reported that 2013 seemed to mark a change. Thomas Smith, president of Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola North America, contends that “2013 was the year when the market started loosening up, the …

Simon EndraosCeramic Tile Report – April 2014

NAFCD Releases Employee Compensation Report

  The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) has released its NAFCD Employee Compensation Report. The study analyzes 2013 compensation data of 978 U.S. firms in more than 6,000 locations, according to the association. The value of this report helps companies determine where their compensation plan stands, not only within the industry, but also compared to other companies …

Simon EndraosNAFCD Releases Employee Compensation Report

Arley’s 12th Annual Golf Classic and Tile & Stone Expo!

Arley Wholesale, Inc., a family-owned, third generation wholesale supplier of ceramic, porcelain, stone, glass mosaic tiles and installation material will be hosting its 12th annual Arley Wholesale Tile & Stone Exposition on Tuesday, June 10th, at the venerated Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the company announced. The expo will conclude with a three-day celebration which will include the …

Simon EndraosArley’s 12th Annual Golf Classic and Tile & Stone Expo!
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Single-family 55+ HMI Rises to Highest First Quarter Reading Since 2008

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market for the first quarter of 2014 is up year over year, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI). Compared to the first quarter of 2013, the single-family index increased four points to a level of 50, which is the highest first-quarter reading since the …

Simon EndraosSingle-family 55+ HMI Rises to Highest First Quarter Reading Since 2008
D.R. Horton Acquires Crown Communities - Floors™ Professional Flooring

Crown Purchase Adds to Horton’s Momentum

From Builderonline.com: Last week’s report that D.R. Horton is nearing the finish line in its purchase of Crown Communities is just another move in a busy month for the Fort Worth, Texas-based Builder. At the end of April, the company announced plans to launch its third brand, the entry-level Express Homes brand. Crown Communities is the Atlanta metro area’s No. …

Simon EndraosCrown Purchase Adds to Horton’s Momentum

Welcome to the New Floors™ Website!

We are a full service flooring company offering one of the southeast’s largest selections of residential and commercial carpeting, hardwood, laminate floors, ceramic tile, granite tile, porcelain tile, no wax sheet vinyl, luxury vinyl tile, as well as utility and specialty types of flooring. We also offer high-caliber consultation, on-site measurements, installation and other services. Our southeastern store located in …

Simon EndraosWelcome to the New Floors™ Website!