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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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    QFloors conference: Focus on user and executive education

QFloors conference: Focus on user and executive education

Snowbird, Utah— Three days at 12,000 feet in the Wasatch Mountains at the Snowbird Cliff Lodge was the setting for QFloors 10th annual conference. It was literally an event of higher learning. The conference is the premier place to clear up concerns about the company’s software, fine-tune operating skills, learn about new features and network, said Chad Ogden, CEO of QFloors. “They get and give input on their business processes,

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    Companies helping to build improved service, offering many customer relationship management programs

Companies helping to build improved service, offering many customer relationship management programs

Last issue, Floor Covering News examined the concept of customer relationship management (CRM) in terms of what it is and how it relates to a retailer’s business. The article also looked at why today’s innovative software programs make it easier than ever for owners to grow and succeed, especially from products created specifically to meet the needs of the floor covering industry. Recognizing that CRM is an actual business strategy

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    CRM software key to running an efficient, profitable business

CRM software key to running an efficient, profitable business

Generally speaking, every company that has had even a modicum of success has some type of customer relationship management (CRM) strategy in place. In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive business climate, having a system is one thing; having one that helps put your business ahead of everyone is something else. While many equate CRM to computer programs, technically speaking it is not a piece of software as CRM actually predates machines.

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    Software covers all the bases, new programs make life easier for dealers, distributors

Software covers all the bases, new programs make life easier for dealers, distributors

When it comes to floor covering software, the buzzword is user friendly. Anything a dealer or distributor can use to make his business run more smoothly and efficiently in an easy-to-understand format can greatly impact profitability. The following covers just some of the latest offerings available. CDMS The most exciting new features for 2010 include B2B, CCA Revelation Gateway Interface and Builder Referral Commission. CDMS B2B now includes price and

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21st Annual Award of Excellence Survey

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Armstrong Flooring wins two 2016 Good Design Awards

Lancaster, Pa.–Two of Armstrong Flooring’s products–Vivero luxury flooring with patent-pending Diamond 10 Technology and Performance Plus hardwood–were awarded the Good Design 2016 Award. The award emphasizes quality design of the highest

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Schönox to announce contest winners at Surfaces

Las Vegas—The third annual Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest opened nine months ago with the starting-gun phrase, “Worst Case Scenario, You Win!” The winners will be announced at the Schönox booth

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Creating Your Space helps flooring dealers create more leads, sales

San Rafael, Calif.—Creating Your Space, an independent provider of online marketing products and services specifically for retail flooring dealers, will be introducing Easy Email Marketing at The International Surface Event

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