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 setting […]

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9 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Success

By Kimberly de Silva Article shared from entrepreneur.com. Published December 13, 2017. The article has been abbreviated from its original version. To read the article, please follow the following link. (https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/305998) When people hear new year’s resolutions, they often think of “exercising more,” “spending more time with the family” or “traveling more.” Besides these personal resolutions, you can also […]

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Maintaining Sales Productivity During the Holiday Season

As I was researching this topic, I came across several pieces of good information. Let’s face it; in our industry we know that selling during the holiday season can be a challenge. People are taking time off, buying gifts for their loved ones, celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa and it makes it difficult to reach […]

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What You Need to Know | Product Knowledge and Installation Seminars

When I first started my career in the flooring industry, I was told that the day you quit wanting to learn something new is the day you should get out. Others in this industry encouraged me to try to learn something new every day. Taking their suggestions seriously, I strived to learn by listening to other salespeople, […]

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WARNING! Watch for Chemically Abated Concrete

Make sure you follow manufacturing requirements when installing flooring over concrete. Without taking the proper steps, the flooring may not adhere correctly and can cause issues in the future. Whether the concrete is brand new or worn, you should always perform the testing method(s) suggested by the manufacturer of the flooring you’re installing. Note that […]

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Why You Should Sell Higher-End Products

Are you working just as hard as you were a year ago, but not seeing the returns that you should be? How come? Consider This. Today, the buzz is all about Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) and, to be more specific, floating click-together LVT. I’m guessing your showroom is loaded with all sorts of brands, styles […]

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How to Properly Clean and Maintain Your Floor

When customers ask for instructions on how to clean their flooring, I hear a variety of solutions from using vinegar water to wax. Because each type of flooring has different maintenance requirements, let’s review the basic instructions to keep your flooring looking its best for years to come. CARPET: Clean Up the Spill: Absorb spilled […]

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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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