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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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    Inaugural event  sets the stage for future growth

Inaugural event sets the stage for future growth

October 27/November 3, 2014; Volume 28/Number 10 By Jenna Lippin Miami—In the aftermath of the debut of Surfaces East, or The International Surface Event (TISE) East as it is officially known, show manager Hanley Wood has been left with something to build on for 2015. While TISE East was never designed to be anywhere near as large as its Las Vegas counterpart, the event, which encompasses Surfaces, StoneExpo/ Marmomacc Americas

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    Stanton names Siebold to dual manager roles

Stanton names Siebold to dual manager roles

Syosset, N.Y. — Stanton Carpet Corp. has named Geoff Siebold to serve as both Antrim national sales manager and Stanton midwest regional sales manager reporting directly to George Forte, vice president of sales. Stanton Carpet CEO and president Jonathan Cohen made the announcement. In his newly created position as Antrim national sales manager, Siebold is responsible for growing the overall business in the U.S. and Canada through increased participation with

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CTEF to hold CTI, ACT demonstrations at TISE

Pendleton, S.C.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry, will be conducting ongoing demonstrations of the

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Retail Lead Management builds new integrations with flooring ERP systems

Columbus, Ohio—Retail Lead Management has recently completed the development of its initial integrations with two flooring ERP systems: RollMaster and RFMS. The company is also scheduled to launch its Qfloors

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Scott Group Studio names new co-CEOs, chairman

Grand Rapids, Mich.—Scott Group Studio, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom, handmade luxury carpets, has named John Hart and Tim Hill as co-chief executive officers. Hart has a 20-year

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