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Spring promos help retailers recover from winter

Volume 27/Number 23; March 17/24, 2014

By Jenna Lippin

Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 10.43.31 AMSo far, 2014 has brought about a never-ending winter for most of the country, with short-lived, hopeful bursts of spring providing only glimmers of hope. Due to the challenging weather most states have endured over the last few months, now is as great a time as any to encourage consumers to get out of their homes and start to spend. To help move along these potential buyers, many flooring manufacturers are offering appealing incentives to dealers for the coming (hopefully warmer) months. Continue reading Spring promos help retailers recover from winter

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Suppliers set ‘sales’ for spring selling season

Incentives of all types offered to retail salespeople, consumers

By Louis Iannaco

Volume 26/Number 22; March 18/25, 2013

As consumers emerge from the doldrums of cabin fever with thoughts of redecorating —as well as, hopefully, an economy finally on its way to brighter days—many are ready to shop for new flooring, or at least these are the expectations of suppliers.

To accommodate the restless shoppers and retail sales associates, and with hopes of getting 2013 off to a flying start, several mills are now unveiling their spring promotions. Continue reading Suppliers set ‘sales’ for spring selling season

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Suppliers set to jumpstart sales via spring promos

From March Madness and the Grapefruit League to spring sales and rebates, many phrases and terms make their way into the conversation this time of year. Numerous flooring companies gear up for the season by running special springtime promotions, an annual rite of the season. Here are just a few specials being offered. Continue reading Suppliers set to jumpstart sales via spring promos