Leeds based online flooring specialist Luxury Flooring is this month, February, celebrating its tenth birthday. In the past decade, the business has sold 1.7m+ packs of flooring, which equates to 3.3million square meters, to over 100,000 customers in the UK as well as across the globe. Furthermore, since the COVID-19 pandemic struct, the business has seen major financial growth thanks to the home improvement market boom.
Since its inception in 2012 Luxury Flooring’s core focus has been to challenge the flooring industry by offering an online-only flooring solution. Without the overheads that high street retailers have to worry out, Luxury Flooring cuts out the middleman and passes on its savings directly to its customers. The business offers an unrivalled range of products, across solid and engineered wood, laminate, and luxury vinyl tiles.
- In 2020 the company turnover was £15 million
- In 2021 the company turnover was £25 million which was a 36% increase
- In 2022 the predicted turnover is £36 million which is a 90% increase
Declan Christie, Co-founder of Luxury Flooring commented: ‘We’re delighted to be celebrating our tenth anniversary here at Luxury Flooring. To mark this milestone, we’re offering a special 10-year anniversary discount on our entire product portfolio as well as running several individual competitions across the month.
We’ve achieved a lot in the last ten years and don’t want to rest on our laurels in an industry that moves at such a fast pace. This year alone we will be offering a trade-specific division to the business, as well as launching a few new products, and revamping our existing vinyl product range.
From its humble beginnings operating out of the back of one of the founders’ parent’s garage Luxury Flooring have moved offices twice and is now based in the centre on Leeds – employing 70 staff members. The business now ships its products and samples from a 60,000 square feet distribution centre in Selby.
Major growth isn’t the only milestone founders Declan and Cameron Christie have celebrated over the years having won eight awards along the way. Including in 2017, they were named on Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30 Europe’ list in the Retail & eCommerce category, and in 2018, they were awarded Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Yorkshire region at the Federation of Small Business Awards. The business as well was named Small eCommerce Company of the Year at the 2019 Northern eCommerce Awards.