Commercial Floor Rep has added another interesting article to The Floor Pro Community. It began life as a reply to a consumer member that was considering buying from an Internet retailer. It was such a thorough and thoughtful post, it just seemed right to give it more prominence by making it a full-fledged article/opinion piece. [excerpt=Chuck Milledge]The Internet retailer guys have seriously hurt independent local retailers over the last 15-20 years, and while it’s only my opinion, supporting those sales channels continues to harm and erode the independent dealers, who far-and-away, have more knowledge and ability to sell products properly than any Internet retailer.[/excerpt] Read the whole article here: Buying Flooring Off The Internet - Weighing-In On Purchasing Flooring From Internet Retailers Add your own comments by using the comment form below that article, or by replying to this post. * * * Want to write your own article for TFP? Send it or your ideas to Jim via email here.