How Floor Covering Distributors Can Excel in the Face of New Threats and Opportunities

Your Customer is Changing, Are You?

About this course:

This online training course is meant for wholesale floor covering distributors, manufacturers, retailers and contractors interested in understanding the impact of industry changes on the distribution channel. We will identify and explore new threats and opportunities facing today's flooring distributors, including changes in consumer buying patterns, supplier consolidation, imports and government regulations.

You'll learn:

  • Identify changes in consumer buying patterns that are threatening traditional retailers
  • Name the threats and opportunities faced by flooring distributors
  • Discuss supplier consolidation and its effect on the industry
  • Summarize new government regulations that effect distributors


Your Instructor


The International Surface Event (TISE)
The International Surface Event (TISE)

The International Surface Event (TISE) is the largest North American event serving the floor-covering, stone & tile industries. The International Surface Event is comprised of the The International Surface Event: SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo events. Together, these three world-class tradeshows feature four impressive days of the newest products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, key manufacturers, industry suppliers, along with unmatched education and networking. Held annually each year in Las Vegas, TISE brings together buyers and sellers from all over the world to see the latest products, trends, services and technologies.


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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