Architile: Iris, Fiandre and Thai SCG buy latest System technology

Screen Shot 2014-07-01 at 3.20.46 PMThe Thai-SCG Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ceramic tiles, marketed in Australia under the Cotto brand, recently signed an important agreement with System for the supply of a totally customised production line which will be dedicated to the production of large panels (slabs) of porcelain which can be produced in thicknesses varying from 3mm to 20mm. Read more…

Attracting shoppers and making sales

LED Sign Moorooka Concept Tiles smaller

The large electronic, rotating sign located outside Concept Tiles in Moorooka, Queensland presents up to six messages per minute to approximately 19,000 motorists every day.

Copies of Tile Today are mailed to over 2000 tile stores and other retailers that sell tile, including a variety of Bunnings, Masters, carpet and resilient flooring specialists. Most of these outlets are serviced by a growing band of wholesalers; others are members of buying groups or franchise operations. They all face two distinct challenges: they need to attract customers and they need to differentiate their product mix sufficiently from that of their competitors. This article takes a look at how some stores and groups meet those challenges. Read more…