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Index of Quality Names

July 4, 2017

For years, the industry had an unofficial ‘IQN’. Manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers would register names of new products to avoid clashes. The Carpet Foundation used to administer it for the ‘general good’ of the industry.  It has been suggested that we reintroduce it. Is this something that you would like to see us do/ your […]


New Point of Sale Material

New point of sale material is being produced for our retail members. We know from the calls that we receive that our retail partners like Point of Sale. It is our most frequently asked question in the office! In the next few weeks we will be sending all our retail members new point of sale. […]


Tough new data protection regulations

May 2018 will see the introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). It will affect all companies and you must comply. If you have data on customers, you will have to prove to the Information Commissioner’s satisfaction that your data security is watertight. Furthermore, you will have to tell consumers that you have their details […]


Article in Country Life magazine

As a direct result of our relationship with Interiors Editor Giles Kime, we secured a four page carpet feature in Country Life magazine. Please download the feature by clicking here.


Having problems accessing our new member only website?

Our new member only website was not the easiest ‘birth’ – for which we apologise.  It was beset with problems, not aided by the fact that the site was hacked. If you have had trouble registering or with downloading any of the materials on the site, please call Lesley Branford on 01562 755 568 or […]


Ball & Young join Carpet Foundation

We are delighted to announce that Ball & Young, all of whose underlays are made in the UK, have joined the Carpet Foundation. They become our 18th Patron Member as the industry lines up to join us and support our independent retailers. Commenting on her decision, Ann Shaw, Sales Director, said: “When I heard of […]