Do you know Lumber Liquidators? Yes, it is hardwood flooring by American retailer. It was developed by a building contractor named Tom Sullivan in 1993. In 1993, Tom Sullivan buy excess wood from the other companies then sold it in Massachusetts. Tom Sullivan, as a founder, opened his first store in West Roxbury, Massachusetts in the early of 1996. Tom Sullivan could sell 150 square foot of floors on his first day. Around 8 months later, he opened the second chain store in Hartford, Connecticut. The company grows well. Now, it becomes the large hardwood flooring retailer in the United States. It has over 1,000 employees in more than 220 lumber Liquidators stores which spread in Canada and around 45 states. Its headquarters is in Toano, Virginia.