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Tile Devil’s New Range for 2017 Now in Stock

one month ago

Staying on the pulse of what’s hot in home decor, Tile Devil, the online retailer of wall and floor tiles, has just released its 2017 range. Introducing lines from Spain’s leading tile manufacturers, including Halcon Ceramicas, Cicogres, Azulindus y Marti, and Porsixty, the new styles will deliver more options to homeowners and businesses.

The extended range features:

  • Cement effect tiles, for those preferring a modern, minimalist look
  • Patterned tiles with geometric shapes to deliver a superb retro air
  • Oversized 75 x 75 cm porcelain floor tiles
  • Marble effect tiles with swirls and veining, to lend personality to bathrooms and break out from monochrome whites and greys
  • Wood effect tiles, which proved enormously popular in 2016, with additional colours, styles, and textures
  • Unglazed polished porcelain, buffed to a high sheen.

Utilising cutting edge manufacturing techniques and high grade HD printing technology, these ceramic and porcelain tiles can now be produced to a higher specification and at a lower cost than was previously possible.

Mr. Graham Grumley, Tile Devil’s Director, said “It’s important to keep our offerings fresh at all times. We spent time with our manufacturers in Spain in early winter. Those meetings and subsequent discussions laid the groundwork for our 2017 range. We’re delighted to bring these new lines to the UK market.”

On the wider retail picture, he commented “Despite dire predictions to the contrary, the UK economy has been extremely resilient. The only prediction that seems to have been correct is the continuing shift by consumers from the high street to e-commerce.”

Tiledevil.co.uk delivers all over the UK and Northern Ireland.

 

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For further information please contact:
Graham Grumley
Tile Devil Director
Tel. Ireland:   +353 (0)1 624 1414
Tel. UK:         +44 (0)845 8051 666
Email:            info@tiledevil.co.uk 
Website:        https://tiledevil.co.uk
 
About Tile Devil: 
Tile Devil is operated by Lucretia Tiles, Newcastle Road, Lucan, Co. Dublin, Ireland, and is registered as a company in Ireland under company number 126874. Lucretia Tiles was founded in 1987. The company imports tiles in bulk from all over the world, distributing to retailers, and selling directly to the public. Further information can be obtained from the Company's website at tiledevil.co.uk.

Tile Devil Stays on Top of New Trends in Home Decor

3 months ago

Advances in recent technology now allow tile manufacturers to challenge traditional timber merchants. As a result, UK homeowners are decorating their homes with an array of ceramic and porcelain tiles which replicate natural wood flooring.

All the major genus of natural wood can be replicated in exacting detail. Each tile can now differ from the next in a batch. The texture of these tiles is such that, to the touch, they exhibit the same subtle undulations inherent in real planks. It is now very difficult, if not impossible, to tell the difference between wood and wood effect tiles with the naked eye.

Recognising this trend in UK home décor, Tile Devil, an online retailer of floor and wall tiles, has just expanded its range of wood effect tiles, which is available at https://tiledevil.co.uk/collections/wood-effect-tiles. Tile Devil now provides the UK market with over two dozen styles from the Spanish tile manufacturers Halcon Ceramicas, Cicogres, Azulindus y Marti, and STN. Their new range includes:

  • a variety of wood effect styles including oak, beech, maple, and walnut
  • distressed wood effects
  • reclaimed appearances
  • rustic effects replete with knots
  • in varying lengths up to 1.2 metres, in a variety of colours.


Mr. Graham Grumley, Tile Devil Director, said “Demand for wood effect tiles has been exceptional. They were going out the door so quick we had to contact the manufacturers to speed up delivery. Homeowners had recognised that tiles require little to no care, unlike timber floors.”

On the broader macro picture, he continued “We were worried that recent political events and a slide in the pound might have dampened consumer confidence. So far, it seems there was no reason to be concerned. It’s the same as other years: everyone wants their house to look great in time for Christmas. With our expanded range, we’re in a super position to satisfy that demand.”

Tiledevil.co.uk delivers all over the UK and Northern Ireland.

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For further information please contact:
Graham Grumley
Tile Devil Director
Tel. Ireland: +353 (0)1 624 1414
Tel. UK: +44 (0)845 8051 666
Email: info@tiledevil.co.uk
Website: https://tiledevil.co.uk

About Tile Devil:
Tile Devil is operated by Lucretia Tiles, Newcastle Road, Lucan, Co. Dublin, Ireland, and is registered as a company in Ireland under company number 126874. Lucretia Tiles was founded in 1987. The company imports tiles in bulk from all over the world, distributing to retailers, and selling directly to the public. Further information can be obtained from the Company's website at tiledevil.co.uk.

Dublin’s Tile Devil Breaks into the UK Online Market

4 months ago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Dublin’s Tile Devil Breaks into the UK Online Market

UK £1 billion tile market monitors transition as retail shopping accelerates shift towards online platform.

Dublin, Ireland. 16th August, 2016.

The UK’s independent Centre for Retail Research has confirmed that the online retail sector is the main driver of growth in European retailing, achieving a growth rate of 18.6% in 2015 and an expected rate of 16.7% in 2016. By comparison, the annual growth rates for all types of retailing range between 1.5% and 3.5% per annum. The CRR study found that the recession had induced many shoppers to switch from traditional stores to online, assisted by the ease of use of internet search engines. Smartphones with larger screens, and the popularisation of simplified, one-touch check-out, is accelerating the market. Online sales in the UK are predicted to reach £60.04 billion (€78 billion) for 2016, a growth rate of 14.9%. It’s a huge opportunity, for those who can take part.

A newly launched Irish online store is now surfing that wave of retail companies abandoning the high street for the growing e-commerce market in the UK. Tiledevil.co.uk, a retailer of bathroom and kitchen tiles, launched earlier this year, with initial sales registering immediately.

Hilary Emerson, Tile Devil's Online Sales Director, commented "Six months in, and we are delighted with the volumes of traffic we are receiving, already in excess of several thousand per month. It confirms that we made the correct decision to move online; our sales from this platform are growing by the week."

The CRR figures appear to substantiate this sentiment.

Based in Dublin, Ireland, Tile Devil can sell into the UK with ease, due to the EU Commission’s ceaseless efforts to break down all barriers to a single EU market. Ms. Emerson summed this up saying, “The Directive on Consumer Rights (enacted 2 years ago) has ensured that consumer protection regulations are the same throughout the entire EU block. The EU provides a level playing field for efficient companies to expand across borders.”

Tile Devil is using this to their advantage in driving down prices. Typically, online prices are half those offered by the high street merchants.

Brexit, she feels, might cause extra hassle and paperwork, but should not reduce Tile Devil’s competitiveness. “The vast majority of tiles sold in UK are manufactured in Spain and Italy. Currently, everyone in our industry is purchasing in euro, and selling in sterling. The UK leaving the European Union will not change that. However, every company has had to increase their selling prices due to the ever decreasing value of the pound”.

Tile Devil delivers all over the UK and Northern Ireland.

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For further information please contact:

Graham Grumley
Tile Devil Director

Tel. Ireland: +353 (0)1 624 1414
Tel. UK: +44 (0)845 8051 666
Email: graham.grumley@tiledevil.co.uk
https://tiledevil.co.uk

About Tile Devil:
Tile Devil is operated by Lucretia Tiles, Newcastle Road, Lucan, Co. Dublin, Ireland, and is registered as a company in Ireland under company number 126874. Lucretia Tiles was founded in 1987. The company imports tiles in bulk from all over the world, distributing to retailers, and selling directly to the public. Further information can be obtained from the Company's website at tiledevil.co.uk.

Centre for Retail Research Study: http://www.retailresearch.org/onlineretailing.php