As the installation labor shortage continues, there is much debate on how to go about solving it. There are as many opinions on a solution as there are people in the flooring industry. However, an issue that continues to surface is the relationship between flooring retailers and flooring installers. The division between the two groups is certainly a barrier to finding a solution and only serves to perpetuate it; however, some are finding ways to work together and have expressed understanding of each other’s plight. With that in mind, I reached out to a few of each to get their perspective.