Flooring and Carpet News for August 2011
new sport flooring unveiled
Leisure Industry Week will see the exclusive unveiling of Flowcrete’s new range of systems and designs to the market.
Carpet industry's delayed recovery
The damage caused by the recession will take the carpet industry four or five years to recover from, according to an industry insider.
Boost in China's flooring market
While recent news for flooring retailers has largely focused on the negative aspects, a wood flooring firm in China has recorded a huge profit growth.
Laminate guide published
The top 10 guidelines for laminate flooring have been published to allow customers who are new to the floors to shop with confidence.
Floors 2 Go falls in to administration
A shock statement last night revealed that Floors 2 Go has now gone in to administration for the second time in three years.
Online flooring is preferred to high street
The fate of Floors 2 Go is symptomatic of the problems faced by high street retailers as the recession and a rise in internet shopping causes sales to slump.
US sees return in popularity for carpets
American flooring firms are seeing an increase in the number of customers looking to buy carpets and the industry can only see this as a positive move.
DOMOTEX line up revealed
It has now been confirmed that several flooring companies will be showcasing new products at the DOMOTEX Middle East exhibit next month.
Price rises get results for carpet store
Drastic measures undertaken by a UK flooring firm have paid off as the company has recently announced that the revenues have risen recently.
Difficult times on the high street
The recession has proved tough for all businesses but high street flooring retailers are harder hit than their online counterparts.