About us

Kick-Start Publishing Ltd is a well-respected specialist publisher focussing on the contract flooring and tiling sectors. Established in 1999, Kick-Start Publishing own market leading titles Contract Flooring Journal and Tile & Stone Journal. Highly regarded by their readers, CFJ and TSJ are the official magazines of the Contract Flooring Association and The Tile Association respectively.

The Publication
CFJ is widely recognised as giving the most authoritative coverage of all sectors of the flooring industry, in addition to essential business information as well as insider comment, expert analysis and lively debate. CFJ is meticulously targeted and constantly updated so that copies are sent only to people who want to receive it and actually read it.

As a result, requested and paid-for copies account for an unsurpassed 99.8% of the circulation.

Industry Endorsement
‘Throughout my career in the industry, I have always found that CFJ is the magazine that commands the most respect. It is both a serious and informative read. I have no doubt the CFA and its membership benefit enormously from its credibility.’

– Richard Catt, chief executive officer,
Contract Flooring Association.