How Flooring Companies Get Leads from Social Media

Many companies undervalue the influence that social media can have on sales. Make sure your company has a good presence on a variety of social media platforms so that you can keep in constant contact with your customers and add value to their lifestyles. More and more consumers are making the switch from word-of-mouth recommendations […]

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Take Time to Save Time (and Money!)

We all love to make the sale. We have done our best to impart our knowledge to our customers, guide them through the maze of available products, and help them find their perfect floor. That’s sure fun, isn’t it? Until two years later when you get that dreaded phone call, “I have a problem with […]

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TSF EXPANSION: Welcome North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota!

Tri-State Wholesale Flooring is committed to providing Superior and Responsive Flooring Solutions to our partners. We have been serving the flooring retailer in the Midwest for almost 25 years as Tri-State Wholesale Flooring and for over 50 years if you include the years as Tri-State Electric. As a distributor focused on flooring solutions, we are […]

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Bringing TISE to You: Highlights from Surfaces 2018

Surfaces from Craig Gaspar: Karndean at Surfaces “See Flooring Differently/ Sell Flooring Differently” The one thing that stood out at Surfaces to me was the sea of sameness. You simply could not walk by a booth without seeing some format of LVT, WPC, SPC or Rigid Core product. After a while it literally all started […]

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Tips for Setting Up Your Showroom to Impress Customers and Increase Sales

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our 2018 Winter Market! We hope you were able to leave with some great ideas on new product and are looking forward to adding some new displays to your showroom. When adding new displays, it would be great to consider the following tips when rearranging and […]

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10 Tips to Help Increase Retail Sales

As the Holiday Season is upon us and business is a little slower I began asking myself, “What can I do to help retailers increase their sales this year?” I started brainstorming and looking at the market place. Some things are beyond our control like a decline in foot traffic during the holidays or the […]

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Building a Better Shopping Experience

Each year, a number of businesses see an increase in growth while others seem to lag behind. Have you ever wondered what makes one store succeed while another fails? A lot of it has to do with the customer experience created by the store. It is important to make sure the customer feels welcomed, assisted […]

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Tri-State Flooring Online

Tri-State has expanded our online foot print. We have added ways to shop, gather information and ideas. We want it to be easy for you, our valued customers, to be able to find what you are looking for. Here are a few things you can utilize to make things easier for your everyday operations: 1. […]

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DuraCeramic by Congoleum: Misunderstood?

DuraCeramic is one of Congoleum’s top selling flooring products. For 9 years running, Consumer Reports has consistently ranked DuraCeramic as the top rated product in the flooring category, and this year is no exception. The July 2017 issue lists DuraCeramic as its top pick with an overall rating of 94, which is significantly higher that […]

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Karndean Floorstyle Floor Designer

In our last newsletter Craig introduced you to Karndean’s Floorstyle Floor Designer. I am excited to tell you more about this digital flooring visualisar and why it is such an awesome sales tool! Floorstyler is a one stop, online design center for homeowners, architects and designers that want to try out new floor styles in […]

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