Meet Our New Territory Manager!
Loren DeWit, Territory Manager We are excited to introduce our newest Territory Manger, Loren DeWit. He will be serving the Southern Iowa Territory while living in Orange City, IA. He comes to us with over 20 years of experience in the home remodeling industry and he is prepped and ready to serve you. He understands the importance […]
Let’s Be Optimistic!
By Kirk Lowman, Territory Manager There is no doubt that things are tough right now. Fuel costs are up, raw materials are skyrocketing, and your stores have been slammed with a non-stop barrage of price increases and backorders. Unfortunately, these things look like they may continue for the remainder of this year. It would be really […]
Confirming Your Shipments
By Trent McDowellTerritory Manager There is no doubt you have been affected by the pandemic in one form or another. Higher prices, troubled labor market, lack of infrastructures and truck drivers, and increased freight charges. All of this has everyone on edge and impatient with issues. Undoubtedly, the issues have compounded. With that being […]
Why to Attend Flooring Markets
It’s the most wonderful time of the year; flooring market season! I don’t know about you, but I get really excited this time of year! It’s like a non-stop flooring pep rally for the next two months. We have waited all year, even longer due to some delays from the past few years, and we […]
Growing Sales and Marketing with Gratitude
Growing Sales and Marketing with Gratitude By Trevor Parvinen As each year comes to a close, I like to take a gratitude inventory. Some of the things at the top of my gratitude list are: Family Friends My Customers (which I consider family and friends.) Our Flooring Partners And so many more . . . […]
Attitude is Everything
By Niki Boesen If 2020 and 2021 have taught us anything, it is that we can only expect the unexpected. Who would have thought that a global pandemic would bring such success into the world of retail flooring? As the holidays approach, and news of the global transport crisis grows more concerning, your attitude about the […]
Occasionally, You Need to Pause in Appreciation . . .
I was visiting one of our great customers recently and I noticed this sign sitting on their sales counter. It caused me to pause and consider how grateful I am for everything I have. What a purposeful message this is and a great reminder to all the store’s customers that without them, the business would […]
Why Buy From Tri-State Flooring?
Hi, I’m Brent Stolz and I recently joined TSF as a Territory Manager. As some of you already know, I have been in the flooring business for quite a while and may have worked with some of you in the past. I have experience selling carpet cushion, carpet, sheet vinyl, and luxury vinyl planks and tiles […]
Tips on Using Social Media in Business
How to Start Today’s consumers are using social media as a search engine, so it’s important to ensure that you build out your social profiles as much as possible. This means writing a complete “About” section for your business and ensuring that your company name, address, phone number and contact information are correct. This is […]
Display Stands: Not ONLY to Fill Space
Have you ever walked into a retail store and were shocked to find it was nearly empty? Well, if you have, they were probably changing out inventory or going out of business. As a consumer, when you enter a store, you expect to see a full variety of products to choose from and sample. If […]