- Amy Rush-Imber

  • Dare to be bold

    Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    There is a tendency in a new year to look back and review the year that was. It certainly is a good time to assess accomplishments and the results of ...
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  • The year that was

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    FCW ’s annual State of the Industry Issue looks at product categories, performance, key drivers and segment-specific dynamics that helped shape the ye...
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  • Legacy of Leadership

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    We’ve published an Achievements & Accomplishments Issue for several years with the goal of bringing to light the many initiatives the industry tak...
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  • Distribution’s Delicate Role

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    As some of you know, I have a soft spot for distribution — my dad owned two distributorships in my lifetime. I grew up appreciating the level of servi...
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  • Green messaging over merchandise

    Thursday, November 09, 2017

    I was honored to be Metroflor's guest at the Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards event held in Boston this month during GreenBuild 2017. I accep...
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  • Stormy Weather

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    I don’t remember a September when the top headline, nearly every day, was about weather-related devastation. Earthquakes in Mexico, and hurricane afte...
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  • Emotional Appeal

    Thursday, October 05, 2017

    Flooring is a design-oriented product. The first thing the customer thinks about is the look she wants. And, yes, it’s most often a female shopping an...
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  • Best of both worlds

    Monday, August 14, 2017

    For the past several years, FCW has produced both a Made in America issue and a World Marketplace issue. It may seem that they are opposing publicatio...
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  • More than numbers

    Thursday, August 03, 2017

    Floor covering is a dynamic industry. While a glance at 2016 numbers may not excite you — growth was just a 4.4 percent increase in sales; we have yet...
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  • People-led, tech-empowered

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Without a doubt, we live in a rapidly changing world brought on by technology. How prepared are you for what’s to come next? Changes in retail continu...
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Calendar of Events

World Market Center
January 28 - February 1, 2018
Las Vegas, NV
The International Surface Event
January 30 - February 1, 2018
Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Alliance Flooring, Inc./Carpet Plus
February 25 - February 28, 2018
March 18 - March 20, 2018
DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR – 20th Anniversary
March 20 - March 22, 2018
Shanghai, China. Shanghai New International Expo Centre