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Carpet One Floor & Home announces award recipients

Manchester, NH  – Carpet One Floor & Home announced the recipients of their company-wide awards at its Winter Convention in Orlando. Carpet One Floor & Home executives the presented awards, based on enthusiasm, participation, and commitment to the success of Carpet One members and the cooperative.

“We are proud to celebrate the achievements of our members,” said Eric Demaree, president of Carpet One Floor & Home.  “These awards give us the opportunity to give some of our most outstanding members and partners some much deserved recognition.” Continue reading Carpet One Floor & Home announces award recipients

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Providing help to retailers: who’s doing what

By  Matthew Spieler

(First of two parts)

When it comes to giving retailers the necessary ammunition to succeed, there are plenty of options from which to choose as just about every segment of the industry provides some type of resource or tool for dealers to allow customers to prosper and grow their business.

These tools are numerous—from educational training to professional marketing services to social media and more. In many cases most are offered at no charge. Even when there is a charge to improve oneself, there are ways for retailers to offset some or all of it depending on their affiliation with an association, buying group or manufacturer. Continue reading Providing help to retailers: who’s doing what

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Al's column

CANCER AWARENESS: October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Carpet One Floor & Home has introduced its latest collection of Pink Ribbon Welcome Mats to help raise money to support breast cancer research. Since 2004, Carpet One Welcomes Your Support campaign has been raising funds through the sales of these mats to support organizations and researchers searching for a cure, with 25% of the sales donated between the The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), and the Canadian Cancer Society. The mats are sold year round at Carpet One stores for approximately $24.99 in the U.S. and $34.99 in Canada. To date, sales of the mats have raised more than $825,000 for the organizations. Myra Biblowit, BCRF’s president, noted “When consumers purchase these mats, it provides critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide. They also serve as a great every-day reminder to keep fighting as we search for a cure.” Continue reading Al's column

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Carpet One pink ribbon welcome mats support breast cancer research

MANCHESTER, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home introduces a new collection of pink ribbon welcome mats to support breast cancer research. The Carpet One Welcomes Your Support campaign has been raising funds to support organizations and researchers searching for a cure since 2004. This year’s collection features twelve new designs that make a statement of support in any doorway. Continue reading Carpet One pink ribbon welcome mats support breast cancer research

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Carpet One Floor & Home's pink ribbon mats available for the holidays

Manchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home’s pink ribbon welcome mats have arrived in 10 expanded styles for the 2010 holidays. Since 2004, the co-op has contributed financially to breast cancer research through the co-op Welcomes Your Support program.

Welcome mats woven with the pink breast cancer ribbon allocate 25% of those funds to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society. Over the years, the program has raised more than $800,000 in the U.S. and Canada. Continue reading Carpet One Floor & Home's pink ribbon mats available for the holidays

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Carpet One relaunches Lees with the Accidental Housewife

Manchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home is hosting a Save Our Sanity contest with the help of best-selling author and TV personality, Julie Edelman, The Accidental Housewife, and her home sanity saving tips.

The contest will run in tandem with the launching of Carpet One Floor & Home’s re-vamped Lees carpet, and will offer consumers the opportunity to enter their own sanity saving tips at HouseholdSanity.com for the chance to win $5,000 in new Lees carpet. Continue reading Carpet One relaunches Lees with the Accidental Housewife