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    Stanton makes changes to West Coast sales team

Stanton makes changes to West Coast sales team

Syosset, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet has made key changes to its West Coast sales leadership. Rich Crawford was promoted to Western regional vice president of Antrim, Rosecore and Crescent, effective April 9. Additionally, Bob Rawlins joins Stanton as Western regional vice president. “We continue to strengthen and expand our sales leadership with these new and very important roles setting the stage for our next phases of growth,” said Jonathan Cohen, Stanton’s CEO

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    Mills find a niche with custom rug programs

Mills find a niche with custom rug programs

March 19/26, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 20 By Ken Ryan   As hard surface products continue to take market share residentially, carpet mills are facing some choices: hope the pendulum swings back to broadloom, or get in on the action. Many of them chose the latter, offering custom area rug programs as an add-on sale to hardwood and other types of hard surfaces. In fact, for some mills, business has

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    Stanton sets standards for style, performance, luxury across all brands

Stanton sets standards for style, performance, luxury across all brands

Syosset, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet is gearing up to highlight its new styles at Surfaces 2018, booth 6047. These innovative products aim to set standards for style, durability, performance and luxury across all four of its brands. Following are some of the manufacturer’s newest products. Stanton: The manufacturer’s newly built B2B site, Stantonb2b.com, allows its customers to easily place, reserve and track orders around the clock from your phone, tablet or computer. The

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    Stanton Carpet launches new B2B site

Stanton Carpet launches new B2B site

October 23/30, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 10 By Lindsay Baillie   Stanton Carpet is looking to simplify the way it transacts with retail customers via a new B2B website—stantonb2b.com. The site makes it easier for retailers to find products, submit requests to create a rug, view dropped products and order swatches, among other features. The new B2B site, which launched Oct. 9, is something Stanton has been working on for

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    Stanton Carpet makes changes to sales leadership

Stanton Carpet makes changes to sales leadership

Syosset, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet has announced three key changes in its sales leadership. Effective immediately, George Forte will transition from vice president of sales to executive development director; Mitch White has been promoted to vice president of sales for Stanton; and Kevin Blaine joins the team as Northeast regional vice president for Stanton and Antrim. In Forte’s role as executive development director, he will be responsible for all new sales training, follow

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    Carpet pushes back against hard surface

Carpet pushes back against hard surface

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Ken Ryan   Carpet’s share of the overall flooring market has dropped from 50.9% of dollars in 2006 to 41.5% in 2016, according to FCNews estimates. While the downward trend has not been dramatic, it has been steady and consistent. Carpet mill executives don’t need to look at statistics to know what is happening in the marketplace. The big ones (i.e., Mohawk and

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    Social Media: Using Instagram to find new customers

Social Media: Using Instagram to find new customers

February 27/March 6, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 19 By Ayme Sinclair, Stanton Carpet   If you look at the top 100 brands in the world, 90% of them have an Instagram account. More importantly, customer interactions with the brands that are on Instagram are 10 times higher than Facebook, 54 times greater than Pinterest and 84 times higher than Twitter. Statistics prove Instagram is by far the best platform for

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    Social media: How to create a consistent Instagram feed

Social media: How to create a consistent Instagram feed

January 30/February 6, 2017: Volume 31, Number 17 By Ayme Sinclair, Stanton Carpet With over 50 million photos being uploaded daily, Instagram is the most powerful platform you can use to engage directly with your audience. When someone comes to your profile he or she will not only see the bio we talked about how to create in my last column, but a collection of the last photos you’ve posted.

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    Social Media: How to create an eye-catching Instagram profile

Social Media: How to create an eye-catching Instagram profile

January 2/9, 2017: Volume 31, Number 15 By Ayme Sinclair, marketing director, Stanton Carpet Now that you know Instagram and its 500 million-plus users is the best platform to use to build an audience at virtually no cost, the next step is to set up your account. It all starts with a good profile. Remember, first impressions are everything, so if a user isn’t already familiar with you, then your

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    Stanton Carpet to highlight new styles at Surfaces

Stanton Carpet to highlight new styles at Surfaces

Syosset, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet Corp. will highlight various new styles at Surfaces (Booth 6455). According to the company, the lineup of innovative products will set standards for style, durability, performance and luxury across all four of its brands and the flooring industry. From its Stanton brand: Cottage collection is made from premium wool and polysilk fibers and consists of three styles: Bungalow, Hillside and Sullivan. Contempo collection boasts a juxtaposition of delustered wool and

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    Social media: Leveraging Instagram to build your target audience

Social media: Leveraging Instagram to build your target audience

November 21/28, 2016: Volume 31, Number 12 By Ayme Sinclair, marketing director, Stanton Carpet We’ve all heard that social media marketing is something today’s retailer can scarcely afford to ignore. But with so many options, where should one start? Usually Facebook is the No. 1 answer. After all, it has the most amount of users (1.31 billion) and is the one most retailers already understand. But building an audience of

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    Stanton Carpet partners with Quad-C Management

Stanton Carpet partners with Quad-C Management

Syosset, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet has partnered with Quad-C Management, a leading middle market private equity investment firm with nearly $2 billion in capital under management. Quad-C has acquired the business from Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) along with substantial investments from Jonathan and Sy Cohen as well as the management team. As part of the deal, Stanton’s dynamic team will continue to lead and operate the business from its Syosset, N.Y. and

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    Stanton acquires Crescent Carpet Importers

Stanton acquires Crescent Carpet Importers

Long Island, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers and importers of decorative, high-quality branded carpet and custom rugs, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Crescent Carpet Importers. Crescent serves the high-end residential market with patterned and textured carpets with a focus on wool. The announcement was made July 1 by Jonathan Cohen, CEO of Stanton Carpet. The Crescent brand will operate alongside Stanton’s highly decorative Rosecore umbrella while

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    Stanton launches Feature display

Stanton launches Feature display

Syosset, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet has launched its first Feature display merchandising system to showcase the best-selling styles from Stanton, Antrim and Rosecore. The new Feature display allows Stanton customers to customize the products displayed based on their own markets. At 7 feet tall, the display only requires 6.4 square feet of floor space. It is double sided and can hold 28 samples sized at 27 x 18, 56 samples of 13

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    Carpet: New innovations, processes refresh soft surface offerings

Carpet: New innovations, processes refresh soft surface offerings

February 2/9, 2015; Volume 28/Number 16 By Ken Ryan (First of two parts) From advanced dyeing techniques to new manufacturing processes to the marketing strength of Stainmaster PetProtect, the carpet category created a buzz at Surfaces. A look at some of the top introductions: Dixie Home Dixie Home expanded its Stainmaster PetProtect line with Rockport, available in a multicolor pattern, and Fantasia, a cut and loop that gives a high-end

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Dal-Tile provides jobs for work-study program

Dallas—Dal-Tile Corporation recently held a luncheon to celebrate several of Dallas Cristo Rey High School students who work at the company’s headquarters as part of an innovative corporate work-study program.

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Mohawk Industries releases 2017 Sustainability Report

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries has released its 2017 Sustainability Report online, which outlines how business decisions rooted in corporate social responsibility have resulted in great dividends for the company, its customers,

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William M. Bird expands commercial product offering

Charleston, S.C.—William M. Bird has expanded its commercial product offering to include American Tile, InstaFloor and Centaur Floor Systems. The new products will be available throughout William M. Bird’s entire

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