CCA expands into Britain

CCA Global Partners has formed a joint venture with Associated Independent Stores (AIS) to create the largest network of floor covering retailers in the British Isles.

The new company, which will be known as Flooring One, will have 235 locations in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The creation of Flooring One represents CCA Global Partners' first venture into the United Kingdom.

Flooring One will provide independent retailers with marketing, training, product development, benefits, distribution, and purchasing support. The new company will also offer a variety of products, which will continue to be purchased in the United Kingdom, including carpet, laminate and ceramic tile.