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CarpetsPlus COLORTILE was founded to provide independent retailers with a menu of professional tools to grow a successful floor covering business.From advertising and websites to social media and learning better financial practices, our professional staff will give you the options you need to accomplish the things you want for your business. From advertising and websites to social media and learning better financial practices, our professional staff will give you the options you need to accomplish the things you want for your business.

Alliance Flooring Names Retailers of Year

Nashville, TN, March 11, 2009--Alliance Flooring, Inc., parent company of CarpetsPlus Color Tile, Carpetland Color Tile and Floorco Direct to the Trade, recently held its 2009 Convention March 7-10, a...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/alliance-flooring-names-retailers-of-year

CarpetsPlus Color Tile Bloomington: Best Practices

By Jessica Chevalier   When Maryann and Mark Dougherty opened their first flooring business in Bloomington, Indiana in 1994, they agreed that they wouldn’t add any new product categorie...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/carpetsplus-color-tile-bloomington-best-pra...

Color Tile Outlet Partners with Big Bob's

Chattanooga, TN, October 16, 2006--Alliance Flooring, Inc. announces its partnership with Big Bob’s Flooring Outlet, a franchise chain of approximately 40 locations throughout the U.S., as one of the ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/color-tile-outlet-partners-with-big-bob39s

Alliance Flooring Announces Retailers of the Year

Atlanta, GA, April 11--Alliance Flooring, Inc. held its annual convention for all of its divisions including CarpetsPlus Color Tile, Carpetland Color Tile and Floorco at the Pointe South Mountain Reso...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/alliance-flooring-announces-retailers-of-th...

Quick•Step Holds Self-Inspection Clinics for Retai

Thomasville, North Carolina, November 2, 2005 – Quick•Step recently sponsored self-inspection clinics for several floor covering dealers who are part of the company’s Presidential program. Pilot ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/quickstep-holds-selfinspection-clinics-for-...

Industry Vets Open Store in Colorado

Fort Morgan, CO, September 30, 2005--After putting in 19 years of hard work at Specialty Shop Floors in Fort Morgan, Jim and Charlotte Stieb had the intention of quitting the flooring business and sea...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/industry-vets-open-store-in-colorado

Alliance Flooring Groups Name Retailers of Year

Chattanooga, TN, March 2, 2010--CarpetsPlus Color Tile and Carpetland USA Color Tile named their Retailers of the Year at their recent convention.The winners were:CarpetsPlus Color Tile George and Rut...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/alliance-flooring-groups-name-retailers-of-...

CarpetsPlus Color Tile Unveils Private Labeled Har

Chattanooga, TN, April 28--CarpetsPlus Color Tile recently unveiled its new hardwood program to attending members at its annual winter convention held in Phoenix, AZ. CarpetsPlus Color Tile has tea...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/carpetsplus-color-tile-unveils-private-labe...

Color Tile to Expand

Kennesaw, GA, Dec. 27--CarpetsPlus plans to expand its recently acquired Color Tile brand to 450 stores by the end of 2003. CarpetsPlus purchased Color Tile from Jim Gould, chairman of flooring di...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/color-tile-to-expand

Best Practices - March 2007

By Sonna Calandrino Gallo’s CarpetsPlus Color Tile in Wethersfield, Connecticut tells two of America’s best stories. First is how a family of new arrivals to this country created a...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/best-practices--march-2007

Alliance Group to Offer New Credit Card Program

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept 28, 2006--Alliance Flooring, Inc., a national retail flooring group, plans to offer a dual-line Visa credit card program through Wells Fargo Financial Retail Services, a leader ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/alliance-group-to-offer-new-credit-card-pro...

Distribution Evolution - October 2006

By FRANK O'NEILL, Publisher The cash and carry outlet concept created by Floor & Decor Outlets of America has been so successful that both CCA Global and Alliance Flooring are now creating...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/distribution-evolution--october-2006

Surfaces Preview 2010 - January 2010

By Brian Hamilton Surfaces 2010, the flooring industry’s top show, makes its final appearance at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. This year the show runs from February 2 to ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-preview-2010--january-2010

Digital Marketing: Social media and online reviews - Jun 2016

By Jessica Chevalier Digital marketing offers flooring retailers the opportunity to connect with new and existing customers in a convivial environment for little upfront cost. However, for it to pay ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/digital-marketing-social-media-and-online-r...

Surfaces 2010 - March 2010

By Darius Helm, Brian Hamilton and Anne Harr This year’s Surfaces, the last to be held at the Sands Convention Center, was characterized, appropriately, by a range of transitions. There were po...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-2010--march-2010

Surfaces Expo - February 2010

After 18 years, the Surfaces show is moving. This is the last year the flooring show will be at the Sands. Next year’s show, which will run from January 26 to January 28, will take place at Mand...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-expo--february-2010

CarpetsPlus-ColorTile Partners With Arbor Day

Nebraska City, NE, February 28, 2007--The National Arbor Day Foundation has launched a new campaign in partnership with Alliance Flooring Inc., parent company of CarpetsPlus-Color Tile, to plant trees...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/carpetspluscolortile-partners-with-arbor-da...

Minnesota Flooring Stores Unaffected by Bankruptcy

St. Paul, MN, Jan. 27, 2010--A Jan. 18 story on Floordaily about a Minneapolis-area flooring chain filing for bankruptcy should have said that the bankruptcy was filed by a former owner of the stores....
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/minnesota-flooring-stores-unaffected-by-ban...

California’s Art Tile has Something for Everybody

Oakland, CA, August 17--It's Monday morning. Trucks line the curb of Art Tile in Temescal, where contractors are stocking up on tile for the workweek ahead, according to the Contra Costa Times. ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/californias-art-tile-has-something-for-ever...

Alliance Flooring Convention Focuses on 'Green'

Chattanooga, TN, March 10, 2008--Alliance Flooring Inc. recently held its 2008 Convention in Atlanta, Feb. 23-26. The theme of the Convention was “Nextwork: Innovate in ‘08”. Members...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/alliance-flooring-convention-focuses-on-gre...

Florida Paint Retailer Moves into Flooring

Melbourne, FL, October 20, 2006--In Brevard County's retail business community, the name Richard's has been linked to the paint business for more than half a century. On Saturday, that will ch...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/florida-paint-retailer-moves-into-flooring

Alliance Flooring Presents Annual Awards

Chattanooga, TN, March 14, 2012 -- Alliance Flooring recently held its 15th annual awards program.2011 CarpetsPlus Color Tile Retailer of the YearBob and Helen Dauenhauer; Carpet World in Bismarck, N....
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/alliance-flooring-presents-annual-awards

FCIF Elects New Officers, Directors

Anaheim, CA, Feb. 11--The Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF) has a new chairman for only the third time in its 24-year history. FCIF's directors elected respected industry veteran N. Lauren...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/fcif-elects-new-officers-directors

Frank O’Neill, Publisher, Floor Focus Magazine

March 2, 2004—Frank O’Neill, Publisher, Floor Focus magazine and Dave Foster Host, Floor Radio discuss The Carpets Plus/Color Tile annual meeting; Ulf Mattisson’s resignation from Tarkett and th...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/frank-oneill-publisher-floor-focus...

Distribution Evolution - December 2006

By FRANK O'NEILL, Publisher I talk a lot about the threat of Home Depot and Lowe’s to floorcovering specialty retailers, but the fact is, there are a lot of other mass merchant and big b...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/distribution-evolution--december-2006

Dunn & Elyachar on the Alliance, Big Bob’s Partnership – Part 2 (17:23)

October 26, 2006—Ron Dunn, Co-President and CEO of Alliance Flooring and David Elyachar, President of Big Bob’s Flooring Outlet, in the second part of a three part series, discuss the agreement ...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/dunn--elyachar-on-the-alliance-big...

Distribution Evolution - March 2006

By FRANK O'NEILL, Publisher Home Depot continues to gain marketshare in the floorcovering category at the expense of independent retailers. The Big Orange dominates the 2005 Focus 100 Retail l...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/distribution-evolution--march-2006

Advertising/Flooring-Fair Weather Friends-May 2012

  By Santo Torcivia   In 2011, consumer advertising by flooring manufacturers was 22% of the level achieved in 2007, just a few years ago. Manufacturers spent only $23 million on ads to c...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/advertisingflooringfair-weather-friendsmay-...

Indiana Retailer Dies After Playing Basketball

Madison, IN, December 8, 2005--Madison resident Jason Hall, 32, owner of Hall’s Carpet Plus Color Tile, collapsed last night at the Brown Gym and died upon arrival at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, accor...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/indiana-retailer-dies-after-playing-basketb...

L.D. Brinkman Struggle Leads to Chapter 11

Lewisville, TX, May 13--Up until about four years ago, L.D. Brinkman Corp. was ringing up annual sales of about $400 million as one of the nation's largest suppliers of wood flooring, tile and car...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/ld-brinkman-struggle-leads-to-chapter-11