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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 […]

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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 . . . […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Compensate for the Covid-Craze We Now Live In

Wow, what a year it’s been! The difficulties we have all been facing this year to provide for our families and keep a sense of normalcy has been quite difficult. Yet, as partners in our industry, we’ve all come together and made the best of it. In fact, business in the Tri-State Flooring territories has […]

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What Type of Salesperson Are You?

Let’s set the scene. You walk into a store to check out your options on different products available. Let’s say you’re buying flooring for your home. A salesman is sitting behind a counter typing away on his computer, so you approach him with a smile on your face. You wait patiently while he finishes what […]

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Create an Unforgettable Flooring Experience Your Customers Will Love

Accept that products alone can’t really differentiate you. This may come as a shock to you, but product (and price) alone won’t sufficiently differentiate you from your competition. Without a team of passionate and dedicated experts who bring those products to life for customers, you are no better than your competitors. Embrace flooring installation as […]

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