About CCA

What We Do

CCA Global Partners' cooperative business model has a proven track record of empowering thousands of entrepreneurs to succeed in a marketplace that is impacted by widespread consolidation. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs and independent business owners by providing the scale, resources and innovation that create sustainability, growth and effective competition in today’s evolving marketplace. More than 2,800 retail stores in North America and abroad benefit from CCA's leadership through its 13 different businesses. CCA members and franchisees are engaged in: flooring, lighting products, biking, nonprofit and more.

How We Do It

By providing access to innovative products, systems and services, CCA gives independent businesses a competitive edge while allowing them to maintain their identities. Our continuously evolving business model offers independently-owned businesses an array of tools to maximize operational efficiencies and achieve success.

Why We Do It

CCA’s goal is to create a mutually rewarding bond between the company and community, whereby our growth generates social development and enhances the lives of customers and entrepreneurs around the world.

Our Core Competencies

CCA has developed an infrastructure comprising a variety of business, marketing and operational tools to achieve economies of scale while preserving the spirit of entrepreneurialism. Click on the icons below to learn more about our core competencies.

HISTORY OF CCA

Over 30 years of Success, Expansion and Profitability.

From our earliest days as a 13-member cooperative, we’ve used passion and inspiration, research and innovation to create an unbeatable business where we all succeed by working together.

As we look to the future with excitement and optimism, we remain proud of our history, and our evolution as a management and marketing company now involved in many industries.

1984

1985

In 1985, Carpet One is established, with 13 members. By year’s end, retail sales volume for Carpet One’s 26 members reaches $25 million.

1991

ProSource® Wholesale Floorcoverings is established in 1991.

1994

Carpet One acquires the exclusive licensing rights to Bigelow® —one of the industry’s most powerful brands.

1994

Australia’s InCarpets becomes Carpet One’s first non-North American licensee, with 26 stores.

1994

Stone Mountain’s Carpet Mill Outlet, which serves the consumer seeking value and quality, debuts.

1995

Carpet One expands internationally with Carpet One Canada.

1995

International Design Guild® is established to serve the fashion and interior design market.

2000

Carpet Co-op of America purchases certain assets of franchisors Flooring America and Flooring Canada, which are recast as a cooperative.

2000

Stone Mountain’s Carpet Mill Outlet acquires the franchise of 93 units of GCO Carpet Outlet.

2000

Carpet Co-op of America acquires Rug Décor®, Lenders One®, and a majority interest in FloorExpo®.

2001

America’s Carpet Gallery operations merge with Flooring America operations and Carpet Co-op of America changes its name to CCA Global Partners.

2001

CCA Global Partners acquires certain assets of national lighting company Ilucio and forms Lighting One.

2002

An alliance is created between CCA Global Partners and the United Kingdom’s Associated Independent Stores Limited (AIS); the result is Flooring One®.

2002

Carpet One announces a working relationship with global fashion company Liz Claiborne® and debuts the Liz Claiborne Home collection.

2003

Carpet One announces Good Housekeeping branded carpet.

2003

CCA Global Partners expands into the biking industry with a new affiliated company, The Biking Solution.

2004

Carpet One Floor & Home launches Carpet One Welcomes Your Support to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness.

2004

CCA Global Partners obtains exclusive rights to Anderson Hardwood Floors’ new Biltmore Estate for Your Home Collection.

2005

Flooring America joins forces with the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement.

2008

BizUnite launches its Independent Business Platform, a tool that helps independent businesses compete with their larger competitors.

2009

Carpet One Floor & Home announces the relaunch of 180-year-old Bigelow Carpet Collection

2012

CCA Global Partners Seizes New Opportunity in Community Management - Establishes Innovia Community Management Cooperative

2012

CCA Global Partners’ New Division – Lionsbridge Contractor Group – Bridges Gap Between Policyholders, Insurance Companies, and Contractors

2013

CCA Global Partners adds Tigressa Cherish to its already successful Tigressa SoftStyle carpet line for an even softer option.

2013

CCA Global Partners launches new exclusive carpet brand Innovia featuring their exclusive Innotex fiber.

2016

BizUnite rebrands their services under new name -- Savings4Members.

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