Flooring and Carpet News for November 2011
Innovative rug is 'growing' in the right direction
A ‘living rug‘ is being marketed for homeowners who live in the city and may not have a garden outside their home or flat.
Bleak outlook for home renovations
The renovations market may now be starting to feel the pinch of the recession, according to one company suffering from declining sales.
Old pub carpet sold for charity
Old carpet from a local pub is going to be sold to devoted regulars when the flooring is replaced to raise funds for charity.
Sales surge for single carpet firm
Profits have doubled for one carpet manufacturer over the last six months, despite the general drop in sales across the high street and the flooring market.
Global flooring price increases
Price increases for raw materials have resulted in companies across the globe putting on prices of the flooring they manufacture and supply.
Flooring accessories warning
Consumers are finding their new floors are blighted after ignoring advice from flooring suppliers and other experts when it comes to flooring accessories.
Flooring sales boosted in autumn
Sales figures show that the expected boost in flooring purchases in autumn has certainly come to fruition and flooring suppliers are celebrating a lift in sales of all products.
Choose the right floor before Christmas
It’s the time of year when everyone starts looking in to quick renovations to have homes looking stunning ready for the festive period, but rushing decisions can lead to bad choices.
Prestigious carpet award ceremony
The start of 2012 will see the return of the popular ceremony for America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards which will now feature two brand new categories.
Inflation causes problems for Nepal's carpet industry
Two of Nepal’s carpet manufacturers have been forced to increase prices of the carpets they make because of the current global economic situation.