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    Technology: 10 steps to choosing the right flooring software for your business

Technology: 10 steps to choosing the right flooring software for your business

May 22/29, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 25 By Lindsay Baillie   A retailer’s quest for the perfect flooring software can be compared to a customer’s journey to finding the right floor. Concerns such as the type of software, the store’s traffic and the software’s maintenance are all things to consider before implementing a specific system. With tons of enticing choices in the market, it can be difficult to find the

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    Technology: Latest software offers add-ons, mobile solutions for dealers

Technology: Latest software offers add-ons, mobile solutions for dealers

February 27/March 6, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 19 By Lindsay Baillie   Las Vegas—Software manufacturers continue to meet the demands of retailers, commercial contractors and installers, providing programs for virtually every facet of their operations. Whether it is business management, estimating, measuring or lead-management software, these providers are tapping into browser- and cloud-based systems to make their programs easier to use and mobile. Following is an overview of some of

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    Technology: New software aims to maximize efficiency

Technology: New software aims to maximize efficiency

December 5/12, 2016: Volume 31, Number 13 By Lindsay Baillie Flooring industry software developers are constantly upgrading their programs to help retailers, installers and contractors become more efficient at estimating, measuring, job scheduling and inventory management. Following is an overview of programs designed to help maximize efficiency for both retail and commercial operations. American Business Software (ABS) ABS’s FloorPro III ERP is an industry-specific system designed to handle most office

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    QFloors customers collaborate on new cloud software

QFloors customers collaborate on new cloud software

Park City, Utah—QFloors customers gathered for the company’s biennial Users’ Conference, held Sept. 13-16. A large portion of the meeting was dedicated to showing attendees the current development of QPro POS+, the company’s new browser-based cloud software. After discussions and demonstrations, attendees were given individual log-in codes, and charged with the assignment to meet up on the last day of the conference with suggestions for improvements. The collaborative nature of the meeting

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    QFloors doubles in size, undergoes personnel changes

QFloors doubles in size, undergoes personnel changes

South Jordan, Utah—QFloors has doubled in size in the past three years, according to the floor covering software’s CFO Trent Ogden. Sales for the flooring business management (or ERP) software have experienced explosive growth; in response, QFloors has undergone some restructuring including adding new positions and employees. “This rapid growth has caused us to restructure in order to meet the needs of our flourishing customer base,” Ogden said. “It’s important to us

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    QFloors provides top-of-the-line networking opportunities

QFloors provides top-of-the-line networking opportunities

December 8/15, 2014; Volume 28/Number 12 Group, one-on-one meetings allow for optimal software usage By Jenna Lippin Riviera Maya, Mexico—With goals of helping users’ businesses and providing some of the best networking opportunities, QFloors gathered here last month to deliver retailers the latest and greatest in flooring software, among other things. According to CFO Trent Ogden, QFloors’ focus for the group’s 2014 conference was financial analysis given the importance of

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    QFloors marks growth with new offices, employees

QFloors marks growth with new offices, employees

Salt Lake City — The past few months have been a time of unparalleled growth for Flooring Technologies (dba QFloors), with the addition of new employees in the sales, support, development, and marketing departments, and the move to a new larger office space. The flooring software company promoted sales rep Paul Jolley to the position of national director of sales, and Brett Fabrizio to territory sales manager. Jann Cox, Justin

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    New technology enhances retail flooring operations

New technology enhances retail flooring operations

 Volume 27/Number 21; March 3/10, 2014  By Ken Ryan Software suppliers continue to introduce feature-enriched products and enhancements designed to help retailers operate faster, smarter and more efficiently—all in the name of being more profitable. A number of players showcased their latest wares at Surfaces, where they demonstrated new features in areas such as customer relationship management (CRM), cloud processing technology, inventory and stock checking, and warehouse operations. Following is

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QFloors acquires Winsched Software business

Salt Lake City—Flooring industry software firm QFloors has announced the acquisition of Winsched Software Corp. of Monroe, Wash. QFloors CEO Chad Ogden and WinSched founder Mike Myhre jointly announced that on May 28 an agreement was signed, giving QFloors intellectual property rights to all WinSched products, and specifying that all sales and support would exclusively come through QFloors.

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‘Instant stock check’ creates fcB2B buzz

Volume 26/Number 17; January 7/14, 2013 ATLANTA—The latest web services technology demonstrated at the recent fcB2B (Floor Covering Business to Business) annual meeting here was met with universal excitement and enthusiasm. In a live demonstration, Chad Ogden, president of QFloors, showed how his company’s flooring software could connect with Shaw and several distributors (J.J. Haines and Jaeckle, both using Dancik software) and immediately check stock in their warehouses.

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    QFloors rolls out new logo, new website

QFloors rolls out new logo, new website

Salt Lake City, Utah— In an effort to communicate more effectively with potential and existing customers, QFloors flooring software recently unveiled a new logo, slogan and website. The completely revamped website for the flooring software provider went live Monday, September 17. “Our old logo, which we have had since starting the company in 2000, was outdated. We felt we needed to better represent the innovative, cutting-edge technology that we provide

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QFloors continues to blaze the B2B tech trail

Salt Lake City, Utah — Just as QFloors was one of the first companies to make B2B available to flooring customers, the software provider continues to be a trailblazer in providing new B2B technology to the industry. During Surfaces, QFloors will be demonstrating Instant Stock Check, one of many new features of QFloors 6.0.

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    California’s stewardship law AB2398: Software suppliers respond

California’s stewardship law AB2398: Software suppliers respond

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—On July 1, California’s AB 2398, otherwise known as the Carpet Stewardship Law went into effect. Though it is only two months in, it appears the thousands of hours spent by the industry—from manufacturers to associations—have paid off as so far the transition has gone about as smoothly as anyone could have hoped. One of the key reasons for this was the quick response by the industry’s software suppliers

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Software innovations help retailers operate faster, smarter, better

The flooring industry has usually lagged behind other major industries when it comes to adopting new operational technology. However, that gap is closing, say software executives, acknowledging that flooring dealers today are more likely to embrace new technology than shun it. “Ten years ago we were miles behind the other industries but that is changing,” said Chad Ogden, president of QFloors, one of the leading software solution providers. “We are

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    QFloors makes Mobile free

QFloors makes Mobile free

SALT LAKE CITY—When it came time for QFloors to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, the flooring software provider wanted to do something special for its users. That “special” thing was to make QFloors Mobile free.

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Daltile Gallery hosts hundreds at annual NeoCon luncheon

Chicago—Daltile’s Chicago Design Gallery recently welcomed over 500 architects, designers and other customers to its annual “Parked At NeoCon” lunch event. Held every year during the international NeoCon commercial design

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Milliken to increase prices for commercial carpet

Spartanburg, SC—Milliken will initiate a 4% to 6% price increase for its commercial soft surface flooring to take effect August 7. The initiative includes its North American portfolio of commercial

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NeoCon 2017 sees increase in attendance

Chicago—NeoCon yet again proved that it is the world’s premier platform for commercial design as it took over The Mart from June 12-14. Registered attendance rose 7% over the 2016

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