Tag Archives: Empire Today

Empire’s Better Luxury Carpet Sale

This delightful video featured great, fun graphics. It announced and celebrated Empire’s Better Luxury Carpet Sale. Noting that everybody seemed to be having a carpet sale, Empire was having a better sale with luxury carpets instead of the more common … Continue reading

Empire Carpet – Twice the Service at Half the Cost

A fun video from 1995, this clever presentation vividly illustrated the difference between Empire and other flooring companies. Whereas you normally get what you pay for with the competitor, you get much more from Empire at only half the price. … Continue reading

Empire Carpet – Building Houses of Cards

First shown in 1995, this amusing video had the Empire Man sitting behind a “house” of playing cards. The clever theme was: When carpet installers aren’t installing, the bored installers build card houses. In this fun commercial, Empire Carpet would … Continue reading

Empire Carpet – When We Only Sold Carpeting

A true classic, fun video, this vintage chestnut is from the days when Empire sold only carpets. The commercial poked fun at companies who sold carpeting and toasters or carpeting and siding. Meanwhile, Empire focused on quality carpeting, ensuring that … Continue reading

Empire Carpet Trivia & Promotion – 1985

A fun, imaginative video, this commercial used the popularity of trivia board games to illustrate the significant differences between Empire and their inferior competition. It pointed out several crucial aspects that made Empire the incomparable carpet sales and service company, … Continue reading

Empire Carpet – The Bissell Sweeper

Way back in 1983, this commercial appeared on TV. It featured the Empire Man using the Bissell Sweeper that Empire was giving away with every two rooms of carpeting installed. The same exceptional qualities that make Empire Carpet the best … Continue reading

Empire Carpet – 5 Years!

Produced and shown in 1984, this charming video starts out with the Empire Man resting comfortably on an upper shelf in the warehouse. He is with a couple of sample Bissell carpet sweepers. He announces that he’s been telling the … Continue reading

Empire Carpet – Special Purchase (1985)

The commercial begins with a wide-angle view of many rolls of carpeting sitting on warehouse shelving. This 1985 commercial offered a great perspective of the huge inventory purchased for this latest, greatest sale. The great aspects of Empire’s benefits were … Continue reading

Empire Carpet – If You Like Slow Turtles Go With Another Carpet Company

A mid-1980s commercial, this delightful Empire commercial added a whimsical touch to the message. Slow Sam the Turtle was used to graphically illustrate the slowness of other companies in delivering and installing carpets. Even when using humor to illustrate a … Continue reading

Empire Today – Is Time Running Out On You?

A succinct, informative commercial, this message from the Empire man presented all the facts and benefits of Empire Carpet. Unlike competitors, Empire didn’t need to rely on loud music and craziness. Staid and respectful of the viewing audience’s intelligence, the … Continue reading