Floors Magazine Floors Magazine June / July 2014 - Page 21

show news share your news email: claire@floorinsite.com Louis de Poortere brings on the style at the Buying Groups National Flooring Show Alongside its new and highly impressive suitcase that catalogues a striking range of carpet, Louis de Poortere brought its rug collection to the Buying Groups National Flooring Show. This on-trend gathering of vintage, worn-look and patchwork designs have been making a mark right across the country, becoming a star attraction for retailers. Encompassing The Fading World, Cameo and New Vintage collections, the rugs proved a real hit at the show: “Our rugs have certainly captured the consciousness of the UK consumer and it seemed that they also sparked new interest in our marque from visiting buying group retailers,” comments Alan Russell, sales manager, Louis de Poortere. “We were also delighted to show retailers our new suitcase that captures a simply stunning array of carpet styles.” Ideal for retailers short-on-space but looking to make the most from the prestige of the Louis de Poortere brand, the suitcase includes fabulously-named and no-less attractive carpets such as Superbirds, EcoDream, Richelieu Velours and Hermes. Alongside, an incredible array of stripe styles for use as stair carpet, hall runners and even wallto-wall carpet for the adventurous in Floors Magazine 21 June/July 2014 ranges such as Color.ne, Color Full and Color Loop, underline that Louis de Poortere is a force to be reckoned with in carpet with a sense of style. “The show proved a huge success and we were delighted to welcome so many interested retailers to our stand. I believe our collections have to be seen first-hand to get a true idea of the quality, style and diversity that they hold and the Buying Groups National Flooring Show provided us with just such an opportunity. It looks like an exciting time ahead for the brand,” concludes Alan Russell. For further information please visit www.louisdepoortere.com or email info@depoorterelouis.com