Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • Flooring & Tile Trends From The International Surface Event 2014

    Warren Lampert and Kate Spencer from Tile Outlets at Surfaces 2014
    Warren and Kate at Surfaces 2014

    This past January, Warren Lampert,  Executive VP and CFO of Tile Outlets of America, and I attended The International Surface Event 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, where we spent several days connecting with current vendors, meeting with new ones, observing product trends and learning from the education sessions.

    I'd love to s...

  • Kate Spencer: Tile and Stone Design and Product Maven

    TOA's Kate SpencerTIle Outlets of America's Kathryn “Kate” Spencer has a passion for beautiful, high-quality stone and mosaics as well as porcelain and ceramic tile developed over 20 years in the tile industry. She works with tile and stone factories and agents throughout the world to bring you the best product mix at the most competitive prices to Tile Outlets' stores in Fort Myers, Sarasota and Tampa - and online.

    When she's not reviewing and selecting product, Kate can be found visiting the TOA stores, attending tile and flooring s...

  • Grand Opening: Sarasota Tile Outlets of America Store!


    Tile Outlets of America celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Sarasota, Florida location on January 16, 2014.  After months of planning, receiving and organizing inventory, creating display boards, building kitchen, bathroom and outdoor spaces for the Inspiration area, and adding and training staff, the 28,000 square foot store opened its doors on January 9th. That gave us a chance to test everything out and get ready for the January 16 Grand Opening!

    Grand Opening Day for Sarasota Tile Outlets o...