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solutions the tile shop
www.tileshop.com / HQ: Plymouth, Minn. / Specialty: Retailer of natural stone tiles and accessories / Joyce Maruniak, SVP of supply chain, transportation and manufacturing operations: "We sell the majority of our products under our proprietary brand names, which help us to differentiate our products from those of our competitors."

Tactical Tiles
The Tile Shop operates 133 stores
in 31 states and the District of
Columbia, and has a long-term
goal of operating more than 400
stores across the country.

The Tile Shop prepares for future growth and plans to open five
more stores this year. By Kat Zeman
With more than 4,000
products from around
the globe, Plymouth,
Minn.-based The Tile
Shop has something for
everyone. The company
JOYCE
is a specialty national
MARUNIAK
retailer of manufactured SVP of supply
chain, transportaand natural stone tiles,
tion and manufacsetting and maintenance turing operations
materials and related accessories.
It operates 133 stores in 31 states
and the District of Columbia and
plans to open five more stores by
the end of the year. Its long-term
goal is operate more than 400
stores. "We have invested significant resources to develop our proprietary brands and product sources and believe that we are a leading
retailer of stone and ceramic tiles,
accessories and related materials
in the United States," says Joyce
Maruniak, senior vice president of
supply chain, transportation and
manufacturing operations. "We
source from roughly 200 vendors
in 18 countries."
The Tile Shop's products include
an assortment of natural stone
tiles such as those made of marble,
granite, quartz, sandstone, travertine, slate and onyx. In addition, the
company sells ceramic, porcelain,
glass, cement, wood-looking and
metal tiles. The majority of its tile
products are sold under the proprietary Rush River and Fired Earth
brand names.
"We purchase our tile products,

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