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September 13, 2011

Baird Capital Partners, the U.S.-based buyout fund of Baird Private Equity, has announced the acquisition of Harris Research Inc. (HRI) from Home Depot. 

Based in Logan, Utah, HRI is a leading franchisor of in-home consumer services in the United States and internationally. The company’s Chem-Dry brand is a provider of carpet and upholstery cleaning services with approximately 4,000 franchises worldwide. Chem-Dry will continue its lead generation program with Home Depot, according to the announcement.

August 2, 2011

For years, Flor has worked to change people’s concept of floor coverings, by selling boxes of modular carpet tiles by mail order.


The concept made another mark on the distribution channel last month. The Chicago-based company opened a brick-and-mortar store in Dallas — its fifth, joining high-profile, high fashion locations in Chicago, New York and Santa Monica, Calif.


July 5, 2011

A new state law that requires carpet manufacturers to add five cents to every square yard of carpeting sold or shipped into California went into effect on July 1. The purpose of the new fee is to incentivize carpet recycling and encourage the production of products made from recycled carpets. 

June 12, 2011

New Jersey floor coverings retailer Worldwide Wholesale Floor Coverings will celebrate its anniversary June 23 with 20 prizes for lucky winners.

Top prize is a $20,000 home flooring makeover. Second prize is a kitchen granite counter top remodel valued at $2,200. The 20th prize is a free carpet cleaning.

The company with locations in Edison and Lawrenceville, N.J., took a creative approach to delivering the prizes. Bar-coded cards were mailed to consumers, who need to bring the card into the store to find out if they have won any of the prizes.

April 28, 2011

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), which serves as the purchasing arm of the U.S. government, has announced new standards for all broadloom (wall-to-wall) carpet and carpet tile purchased through the GSA. Current GSA carpet suppliers have until Jan. 1, 2012, to certify their products to NSF/ANSI 140 Gold Level in order for their carpets to be considered for purchase.

December 17, 2010

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based X-Rite introduced a handheld instrument called Capsure, designed to help contractors and do-it-yourselfers to match colors.

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based X-Rite introduced a handheld instrument called Capsure, designed to help contractors and do-it-yourselfers to match colors.

The cameral-like tool retails for about $650. 

September 5, 2010

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Bissell announced it will be entering the rental arena with its first...

August 26, 2008

Jim Aaron most recently served as a senior training specialist with CCA Global Partners....

July 28, 2008

CCA Global Partners, ranked fourth on the Home Channel News Top 500 Scoreboard, last week...

July 7, 2008

Scott Wheeler served as president of Flooring America before it was acquired by CCA Global...

February 10, 2008

On the heels of its divisional winter conventions, flooring giant CCA Global Partners announced a...

January 15, 2008

Carpet One Floor & Home and Flooring America, two of the floor coverings divisions of...

January 13, 2008

At this year’s annual Surfaces flooring show in January, home channel buyers will be watching...

October 11, 2007

Each “Shop at Home” service will be backed by a local store – the company...