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



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