Jul 20 2010
The Tile Shop is bringing distinctive stone and tiles from all over the world to homeowners who live in and near Sunset Hills, a suburb of St. Louis, Mo., with the grand opening of its new, 19,000-square foot retail store in the Shoppes of Sunset Hills, located at 3628 South Lindbergh Blvd., Sunset Hills, Mo. The new retail location opened for business on July 16, 2010.
The new store is The Tile Shop’s third store in the St. Louis metro area. It joins the company’s retail locations in St. Louis suburbs St. Peters, Mo., and Ellisville, Mo., and replaces a previous Tile Shop retail location. The new retail store will employ between 10-15 seasoned tile sales consultants, and will be managed by Scott Wilson, who has worked with The Tile Shop for 11 years. Space for The Tile Shop’s new store is leased through Developers Diversified Realty.
To welcome Sunset Hills-area homeowners to The Tile Shop, the retail store is offering a 15 percent discount on all first purchases through August 31, 2010. The Tile Shop is dedicated to providing consumers and tile professionals with an unparalleled selection of world-class product, focused on showcasing the extraordinary beauty and value found in ceramic, porcelain and natural stone tile. Founded in 1984, The Tile Shop is based in Minneapolis-St.Paul and operates 46 stores in 17 states (Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin).
For homeowners who are new to The Tile Shop, each retail location features tiled vignettes; small mock-ups of rooms to give homeowners design ideas to stir the imagination and spark inspiration. The interactive vignettes help to showcase the wide variety of stone and tile materials available at The Tile Shop, which includes:
- Natural stone (granite, slate, travertine, marble, stone mosaics, onyx, sandstone);
- Floor tile (ceramics, porcelain, stone);
- Wall tile (ceramic, backsplash, stone, metal, subway tile, architectural facings);
- Mosaics (stone, porcelain, glass);
- Accents (basins, switchplates);
- Tools and supplies to install and maintain stone and tile; and
- Pro-Heat systems to warm tile and stone floors.
In addition to working with tile professionals, contractors and designers, The Tile Shop is prepared to help do-it-yourselfers tackle those honey-do bathroom and kitchen remodel projects with staff members who have been specially trained to work with DIYers. In addition, The Tile Shop offers a free, hour-long “How to Tile” workshop every Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. in its Sunset Hills store (as well as at its St. Peters and Ellisville locations, too), during which participants are offered a hands-on opportunity to learn how to set ceramic tile, natural stone tile, and mosaic tile. The seminars cover the necessary skills to tile a floor, wall, or backsplash with either tile or natural stone, as well as how to grout, cut tile, and seal and maintain tile and natural stone.