2010 Report: Residential Laminate Flooring Sales Expected to Grow

Golden, Jeff
August 2010
National Floor Trends;Aug2010, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p10
The article offers a look at the findings of the "National Floor Trends"/Clear Seas Research 2010 Laminate Flooring Market Study. Among the respondents of the study, 35% expect 2010 category sales to increase on residential side and a decrease in the commercial segment. With the increasing competition from flooring channels and the decreasing profit margins, big-box stores are reportedly affecting the laminate flooring business. Sixty-six percent of the respondents see laminate floors as an alternative that would yield more profit over wood flooring.


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