More Bang for Your Buck than any Speaker in America!
A true entrepreneur, Warren started his own installation and cleaning business at
age 22. The opening of his first retail store shortly thereafter began a varied and
innovative retail career as owner of home furnishings, kitchen and bath, antique,
interior design and flooring operations—wholesale, retail and contract. Upon the
sale of his six store flooring business in 1985, he utilized his experience assisting
other owners in all aspects of retail. Warren spends 80% of his efforts researching
and updating the information dispensed in his consulting, writing and speaking
During a retailing career spanning twenty-seven years, he spent seven years on the
board of the Retail Floorcovering Institute, a retail trade and educational
association. His trade newspaper columns have appeared in every issue of Floor
Covering News since its inception. He enjoys the highest readership in the industry.
His writing extends to the mainstream press as well as newsletters, books, DVDs,
CDs and special projects. Included among his titles are Five Guideposts to
Success, Real Customer Service, The Art of Selling Retail, Unleashing Your
Selling Potential! The Amazing Power of Leadership and Warren Tyler on
Retail. His new collaborative book is Yes! No! Maybe So! which explores the effects
of gender and color on shopping habits. He is recognized among his peers as one
of the country’s leading sales educators.
Warren’s keynotes are challenging, informative, entertaining and inspiring. His
versatility his demonstrated by his willingness not only to research different topics,
but in his range of expertise in sales, retail, motivation, customer service,
leadership, distribution, family business, entrepreneurship, personnel and
relationship skills. He has a working familiarity with home furnishings, interior design,
kitchen and baths, window treatments, flooring, real estate and education among
Fifty major appearances a year solidify his sought-after speaker status. “The Best
of The Best” honor in 2000 by the World Floor Covering Association was extended
for seven years as the best-attended and highest-rated speaker.
Warren R Tyler
Port Haywood, VA 23138
804 384 7588
|Creating opportunities for the
floor covering industry
Surfaces' best attended and
highest rated speaker.
Professional speaker with
over 1,200 professional
appearances as a keynoter,
Owner Motivation Plus - Consultant,
coach and trainer to the retail and
wholesale business - sales, service,
merchandising, motivation, advertising
and attitudes of success.