FCLC holds Flooring Executive Summit

The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) hosted a Flooring Executive Summit on March 12, 2019 at the Dalton Convention Center.  Scott Humphrey, FCLC member, and Kathi Rose, The Blackstone Group, updated the group on the labor shortage challenge, presented the research collected by the Blackstone Group and asked for signed pledges to collaborate on taking the industry […]

Watch now! FCLC Executive Summit presentation

On March 12, the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) held the Executive Summit at the Dalton Convention Center. Executives from flooring manufacturers and flooring associations were in attendance. Scott Humphrey, FCLC member, and Kathi Rose, The Blackstone Group, updated the group on the labor shortage challenge, presented the research collected by the Blackstone Group and […]

FCLC Sponsors Presentation at Domotex USA on the Current State of the Flooring Installer Labor Force

In January, 2018, the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) commissioned an independent research firm to conduct a multi-phase study to quantify the scope and severity of the lack of installation professionals on the flooring industry’s sustainability and growth. The Blackstone Group Inc., was contracted to conduct the research, whose quantitative component focused on businesses that […]

FCLC Releases First Phase Of Installation Research Findings

In August 2017, the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) commissioned an independent research firm to conduct a multi-phase study to quantify the scope and severity of the lack of installation professionals on the flooring industry’s sustainability and growth. Chicago-based research firm, Blackstone Group, was contracted to conduct the research which focused on businesses that purchased […]

FCLC’s Installation Research Project is producing valuable insights

Members of the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) united on April 13, 2018, in Tampa, Florida, to hear preliminary results of the FCLC installation labor force research initiative currently being conducted by The Blackstone Group Inc., a Chicago-based research firm. The initiative will provide an in-depth look at the current and future state of the […]

Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) Announces Research Initiative Addressing Leading Industry Issue: the Installation Crisis

Industry Leaders Unanimously Vote to Take Next Steps Toward Resolving Issue January 16, 2018—The Floor Covering Leadership Council announced today the commissioning of a strategic research initiative to lead the industry through the next phase of resolving the flooring installation crisis. Installation has prevailed as the top industry concern for several years, and while a […]