4 Online Rug Store Success Stories [2022]

4 Online Rug Store Success Stories [2022]
Start An Online Rug Store

Online rug stores sell fine hand-woven or hand-dyed antique rugs, carpets, and textiles. Some potential customers looking to purchase exceptional old rugs, carpets, and materials are auctions, collectors, academics, museum curators, and homeowners.

If you are a home décor enthusiast, purchase and resell rare and important rugs or carpets online or even open a store in the neighborhood. If you are starting, always begin with a nearby product, something local or with close suppliers. Costs will be less, and probably logistics problems will go near zero.

Also, take controlled risks, as it's easier to test and fail cheaper than ever. Online services and tools make you ready to launch with a few bucks, so go try, sell and take feedback. Probably, you are nearer than you think to success.

As you advance, source fine textiles and fragments of rugs from Europe, Persia, India, Turkey, Morocco, China, and other countries respected for their rug-making expertise.

Market your rugs and carpets online or open a local rugs store targeting rug and tag run & carpet lovers.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a online rug store:

1. Mundoalfombra.com ($384K/year)

Manuel Mas (from Crevillent, Valencian Community, Spain) started Mundoalfombra.com over 21 years ago.

Revenue
$32K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees
Location
Crevillent, Valencian Community, Spain

Case Study

I ́m Manuel Mas and I run with my family Mundoalfombra.com since the year 2001, where we sell rugs and carpets, most of them created in our town in Spain: Crevillent (near Alicante). My brother Antonio is our CEO.

We’ve been growing by 20% since the beginning of this decade thanks to SEO, Google Ads, and Facebook and Instagram ads, making around $23K/month revenue.

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2. Target

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  • Website traffic: 218M/month
  • Business rank: #216

Check out their full website ➜

3. BJ's Wholesale Club

Shop BJ's Wholesale Club for TV & Electronics, Computers & Tablets, Office, Patio, Garden & Outdoor, Furniture, Home, Appliances, Baby & Kids, Sports & Fitness, Toys & Video Games, Jewelry, Health & Beauty, Grocery, Household & Pet, Gift Cards, Clearance.

  • Website traffic: 8.84M/month
  • Business rank: #8.62K

Check out their full website ➜

4. RH

  • Website traffic: 4.26M/month
  • Business rank: #11.1K

Check out their full website ➜

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