Without the help and support of certain individuals and companies, The Diploma in Retail Floorcoverings would not exist.

Information has been provided from many sources and we have tried to acknowledge these wherever possible.

We are particularly indebted to the companies listed on this page.

SMG The National Furnishing Group

Established in 1968 for the benefit of the Independent Retailer, SMG is recognised as being the most progressive and successful Carpet & Furnishing Buying Group in the UK. SMG are enjoying continued success having been voted Best Buying Group at The Retail Floors Awards for four consecutive years. The Group is the largest of its kind with a Membership currently totalling in excess of 300 Independent Retailers, all of them benefiting from the complete package that being a member of SMG offers.