Mohawk Names National Retailers of Year

Dalton, GA, Dec. 21, 2012 -- Mohawk has named the recipients of its National Retailer of the Year awards, which recognizes the top-performing retailer for both its ColorCenter and Floorscapes aligned retailer programs.

Robb Trott and Mike Leonard of Carpet Dimensions in Willingboro, N.J., claimed the  ColorCenter top honor, while Larry Flick of The Floor Store in Richmond, Calif. was named Floorscapes Retailer of the Year.

Carpet Dimensions opened its doors 23 years ago and Trott and Leonard, bought the business in 1999. Carpet Dimensions became a Mohawk ColorCenter retailer that same year.

Flick, owner of The Floor Store, has been in the retail flooring business for over 30 years. He became a Mohawk Floorscapes retailer in 1999. The Floor Store has six locations and is about to open a seventh.

2012 Mohawk ColorCenter Regional Retailers of the Year:
Southeast:
Johnsons & Sons Flooring
Knoxville, TN

Florida:
Mark’s Flooring Center Inc.
Minneola, FL

North Central:
Wrights Furniture, Inc.
Dieterich, IL

Central Plains:
Magic Carpet & Drapery
Sioux City, Iowa

Southwest:
Carpet Outlet Plus
Bakersfield, CA

Northeast:
Anselone Flooring
Mansfield, MA

South Central:
Flooring Source, LLC
Friendsville, TX

Mid Central:
Perfect Floors
Rochester Hills, MI

Mid Atlantic:
Carpet Dimensions
Willingboro, NJ

Northwest Coast:
Wall 2 Wall Floor Coverings   
Pocatello, ID

Canada:
JR Floor and Window Coverings
Maple Ridge, BC

2012 Mohawk Floorscapes Regional Retailers of the Year:

Southeast:
TR Flooring
Buford, GA

Florida:
About Floors N More
Jacksonville, FL

North Central:
Hollister Home Center
Macomb, IL

Central Plains:
Independent Paint and Flooring, Inc.
Mankato, MN

Southwest:
Budget Flooring
Las Vegas, NV

Northeast:
Leader Carpet Hardwood and Tile
Nanuet, NY

South Central:
Landers Premier Flooring
Austin, TX

Mid Central:
Supreme Floor Covering
Bay City, MI

Mid Atlantic:
OC Floor Gallery
Ocean City, MD

Northwest Coast:
The Floor Store, Inc.
Richmond, GA

Canada:
West Valley Carpet and Flooring
Calgary, AB



Other Archived Articles

Previous Record Low Rates Hurting Home Sales   Full Article
New York, NY, July 11, 2014 -- Low interest rates are keeping some people from selling their homes, which is limiting supply and putting a damper on the housing recovery.

Metroflor's Aspecta Wins Award   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, July 11 -- Metroflor said that its new LVT contract brand, Aspecta, was acknowledged by the Product Innovations 2014 awards bestowed by Buildings magazine to a group of 30 finalists exclusive to NeoCon exhibitors.

Buchanan Hardwoods Gets NWFA Certification   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, July 11, 2014 -- The National Wood Flooring Association said that Buchanan Hardwoods, of Aliceville, Alabama, has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification for its Elite Flooring.

Business Economists See Improving Economy   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 11, 2014 -- Business economists have lowered their expectations for second quarter growth but don't believe a recession will occur anytime soon.

Initial Jobless Claims Beat Expectations   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 10, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 3.5% to 304,000 for the week ending July 5, according to the Labor Department.

McGrane Named Executive VP at Max Windsor   Full Article
Adairsville, GA, July 10, 2014 -- Joshua McGrane ?has been named executive vice president? of ?Max Windsor USA.

Tile of Spain Seeking Design Contest Entries   Full Article
Madrid, Spain, July 10, 2014 -- The 13th Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design is seeking entries.

Lumber Liquidators Lowers Forecast, Stock Plunges   Full Article
New York, NY, July 10, 2014 -- Shares of Lumber Liquidators fell as much as 15% in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the company lowered guidance for the full year 2014.

Soniclean Partners With Shaw on Soft Carpet Vacuum   Full Article
New York, NY, July 10, 2014 -- Soniclean said it has partnered with Shaw Industries to address the growing demand for a vacuum cleaner capable of cleaning soft style carpeting.

Teragren Names Vice President of Sales   Full Article
Bainbridge Island, WA, July 10, 2014 -- Teragren has named Mark Jordan vice president of sales.

Dixie Group Added to Russell Stock Indexes   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, July 10, 2014 -- The Dixie Group said it was added to the Russell 3000 Index and Russell 2000 Index when Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 27.

Congoleum Closing New Jersey Warehouse   Full Article
Hamilton Township, NJ, July 10, 2014 -- The Congoleum flooring warehouse here will cease operations later this year.

CRI Posts Model Specification for Commercial Carpet   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 9, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute said its Model Specification for Commercial Carpet is now available online at Carpet-Rug.org.

Bamboo Hardwoods Names Flooring Sales Director   Full Article
Seattle, WA, July 9, 2014 -- Bamboo Hardwoods has named Bruce Boulden as the company’s national flooring sales director.

Mortgage Application Volume Increases Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 9, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Ardex Academy Sets Training Dates   Full Article
Aliquippa, PA, July 9, 2014 -- Ardex Academy offers free classroom and hands-on product installation training at eight locations throughout North America. Participants learn substrate preparation and the newest installation techniques.

Judge Ends Laminate Copyright Dispute between Home Legend and Mannington   Full Article
Rome, GA July 3, 2014 -- A U.S. District Court in Rome, Georgia ruled in favor of Home Legend in a legal dispute over similar looking laminate floorcovering. The judge ruled nature can't be copyrighted.

Job Openings at Highest Level Since 2007   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 8, 2014 -- Job openings in the U.S. rose in April to the highest level since September 2007, according to the Labor Department.

CARE Seeking Proposals for PET Market Project   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 8, 2014 -- Carpet America Recovery Effort is seeking proposals for a 12-18 month project to demonstrate value-added uses for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) derived from post-consumer PET carpets.

Quick-Step Hosts Event for Shelter Charity   Full Article
Dallas, TX, July 8, 2014 -- Laminate maker Quick-Step recently co-hosted an event to benefit the local charity Dwell With Dignity.