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 3,500 locations in North America and abroad benefit from CCA's leadership through its 14 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.
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.
Howard Brodsky and Alan Greenberg establish Carpet Co-op of America and become Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs. Soon afterward, Sandy Mishkin, who became President of CCA Global Partners, joins the cooperative.
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.
Carpet One members collectively are the nation’s No. 1 floor-covering retail group.
ProSource® Wholesale Floorcoverings is established in 1991.
Carpet One acquires the exclusive licensing rights to Bigelow® —one of the industry’s most powerful brands.
Australia’s InCarpets becomes Carpet One’s first non-North American licensee, with 26 stores.
Stone Mountain’s Carpet Mill Outlet, which serves the consumer seeking value and quality, debuts.
Carpet One expands internationally with Carpet One Canada.
Carpet One celebrates its 10th anniversary with 525 retail store members, which have aggregate annual sales of $1.5 billion.
International Design Guild® is established to serve the fashion and interior design market.
In 1996, Carpet One again expands internationally to include licensees in New Zealand.
Carpet Co-op of America purchases America’s Carpet Gallery in 1998.
In 1999, Carpet One acquires the exclusive license to LEES For Living®.
Carpet Co-op of America purchases certain assets of franchisors Flooring America and Flooring Canada, which are recast as a cooperative.
Stone Mountain’s Carpet Mill Outlet acquires the franchise of 93 units of GCO Carpet Outlet.
Carpet Co-op of America acquires Rug Décor®, Lenders One®, and a majority interest in FloorExpo®.
America’s Carpet Gallery operations merge with Flooring America operations and Carpet Co-op of America changes its name to CCA Global Partners.
CCA Global Partners acquires certain assets of national lighting company Ilucio and forms Lighting One.
An alliance is created between CCA Global Partners and the United Kingdom’s Associated Independent Stores Limited (AIS); the result is Flooring One®.
Carpet One announces a working relationship with global fashion company Liz Claiborne® and debuts the Liz Claiborne Home collection.
Carpet One announces Good Housekeeping branded carpet.
CCA Global Partners starts a charity golf tournament for the Floor Covering Industry Foundation.
CCA Global Partners expands into the biking industry with a new affiliated company, The Biking Solution.
Carpet One Floor & Home launches Carpet One Welcomes Your Support to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness.
Howard Brodsky and Alan Greenberg are named two of the home furnishing industry’s “Power 100” by HFN magazine.
CCA Global Partners obtains exclusive rights to Anderson Hardwood Floors’ new Biltmore Estate for Your Home Collection.
CCA Global Partners creates the CCA Relief Fund. Its mission is to provide assistance to employees of CCA members and franchisees victimized by natural disasters.
Flooring America joins forces with the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement.
CCA Global Partners holds its first-ever Global Summit with business owners and executives from all of its divisions.
CCA Global Partners announces with great sadness that Alan Greenberg, Co-founder, Co-Chairman, and Co-CEO of CCA Global Partners, passed away August 28, 2007 after a courageous battle with cancer.
CCA Global Partners makes a pledge to be an environmentally conscious company with the launch of the “Green Select®” initiative, committing to better the environment through their relationships with their member community, suppliers and employees.
CCA Global Partners announces Rick Bennet as new Co-CEO.
BizUnite launches its Independent Business Platform, a tool that helps independent businesses compete with their larger competitors.
CCA For Social Good is launched as a new division to create smart systems that help nonprofit and childcare organizations realize the benefits of scale by unlocking resources than can be invested in advancing their missions.
Carpet One Floor & Home announces the relaunch of 180-year-old Bigelow Carpet Collection
Howard Brodsky and Alan Greenberg inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame.
CCA Global Partners celebrates its 25th Anniversary
CCA Global Partners Seizes New Opportunity in Community Management - Establishes Innovia Community Management Cooperative
CCA Global Partners’ New Division – Lionsbridge Contractor Group – Bridges Gap Between Policyholders, Insurance Companies, and Contractors
CCA Global Partners adds Tigressa Cherish to its already successful Tigressa SoftStyle carpet line for an even softer option.
CCA Global Partners launches new exclusive carpet brand Innovia featuring their exclusive Innotex fiber.
International Design Guild (IDG) launches the Design for a Difference movement.
Flooring America begins Pets for Patriots Sponsorship.
Carpet One Floor & Home partners with the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to support the Building for America's Bravest program which builds "smart homes" for catastrophically injured service members.
CCA Global Partners, led by co-CEO Howard Brodsky, spearheads initiative to promote cooperatives throughout the world called Cooperatives for a Better World.
The Floor Trader rebrands as the Floor Trader Outlet, changing from a franchise model to a cooperative, and introduces the Theory of Outletivity.
BizUnite rebrands their services under new name -- Savings4Members.