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COURISTAN EXPECTS BUSY VEGAS, FOCUSES ON ANNUAL TRENDS WITH SUMMER SHOPPERS
 
 
Couristan's summer 2019 Vegas area rug assortment will focus on the key trends laid out in its annual trend video. 

LAS VEGAS -- Couristan looks forward to a busy Las Vegas Market focusing its showroom on the key directions laid out in its annual trend video, launching here and prominently displayed.
 

 
 
THE RUG SCENE:
ATLANTA MARKET PEOPLE & PARTIES
 
 

ATLANTA -- Tour the AmericasMart campus with RugNews.com as we scope out Atlanta Market for buildings, floors, events and new products that drove retailers and designers to area rug showrooms.


 
ALASKA RUG COMPANY SELECTED FOR 2019 MADE IN AMERICA PRODUCT SHOWCASE AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Alaska Rug Company's indoor-outdoor accent rugs, hand-woven from recycled Alaskan fishing rope and line, were presented at the annual Made in America Product Showcase at the White House.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Monday, July 15, 2019, Alaska Rug Company represented its namesake state in the third annual Made in America Product Showcase hosted by President Donald Trump at the White House.


 
10 CELESTIAL RUGS TO CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 
MOON LANDING

Lunar looks have inspired countless designs and experienced a recent renaissance in area rug roll outs. Shown, Christopher Guy by Nourison's CGS21 Noir rug layers white silk with deep noir to create a three dimensional look that echos the night sky.

EDITORS' PICKS -- Rug makers have been honoring the moon in their textural and abstract designs since these trends began several years ago, and RugNews.com pays homage to the Moon Landing 50 years ago with 10 of our favorites. 


 
 
LR RESOURCES NAMES GARY W. WILLIAMS ACCOUNT MANAGER

DALTON, Ga. -- LR Resources announces the appointment of Gary W. Williams as account manager covering Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Maryland.


 
FEIZY BUILDS ON DOUBLE-DIGIT FIRST HALF INCREASE; SHOWCASES BROAD NEW ASSORTMENT IN VEGAS

Las Vegas Market shoppers will see the intricately hand-knotted Dalia Luxe collection debut at Feizy's showroom in a range of saturated colors and traditional to contemporary designs.

DALLAS -- Feizy heads to Las Vegas Market with new hand-knotted rug collections in opening to upper-end price points, as well as line extensions and machine-made intros that will continue the forward momentum of a double-digit increase in the first half of 2019. 


 
KALEEN RENOVATES VEGAS SHOWROOM, EXPECTS STRONG 2019 WITH LATEST INTROS & INNOVATIONS



Kaleen Rugs revamps its Las Vegas showroom in time for summer market  to better reflect its new brand strategy. Shown, a mid-century modern vignette.


LAS VEGAS -- Kaleen Rugs unveils not only a renovated Las Vegas showroom (C407) at the summer 2019 market, but also rolls out an innovative new area rug construction and plenty of fresh designs for market-goers.


 
SURYA BUILDS ON 'SURYA SPACES' SUCCESS WITH DESIGNERS SHOPPING ATLANTA MARKET


Black and white is a recurring theme in the summer edition of the Surya Spaces look book, here interpreted with a nod to Surya's lifestyle trends.

ATLANTA - The Surya Spaces program continues to build momentum with designers, and was front and center in lifestyle display vignettes at the summer edition of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.
 

 
 
PANTONE RELEASES PRINTS CHARMING COLOR STORY FOR APPAREL & HOME INSPIRED BY TATTOO ART

Pantone reveals a new Prints Charming color palette from its PantoneView Home + Interiors 2020 report with applications for fashion and home furnishings.Image courtesy commonweathproper.com

CARLSTADT, N.J. -- Color and design trends for home furnishings 2020 reveal a fascinating dichotomy as a new era brings in both novel and nostalgic approaches to design in a new Prints Charming color palette from Pantone, which highlights a global fascination for tattoo art.


 
TRANS-OCEAN SCORES IN ATLANTA WITH OUTDOOR, HEADS TO LAS VEGAS WITH MACHINE-MADE DEBUTS


A popular new design from the Marina collection by Trans-Ocean shows the intricacy of texture and vibrant colors designer Liora Manne creates in this indoor-outdoor range.

ATLANTA -- Trans-Ocean, which consistently exhibits in AmericasMart's heavily-trafficked Building 2 Outdoor Living Temporaries during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, scored again last week at the 2019 summer edition.


 
DYNAMIC RUGS EXPANDS STOCKING CAPABILITIES, ACQUIRES SECOND WAREHOUSE FACILIT


Dynamic Rugs purchased a second facility next to its Maryland headquarters that expands its current warehouse footprint by 60 percent.

FREDERICK Md. --  Dynamic Rugs, which celebrates its 25th year in business this year, acquired a new facility next to its headquarters that grows its warehouse capacity by 60 percent.


 
NRF: IMPRESSIVE JUNE RETAIL SALES BEAT FORECASTS, SHOW CONSUMER REMAINS ENGAGED


WASHINGTON -- Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in June seasonally adjusted from May and up 2.3 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.


 
STEP INSIDE LOLOI'S NEW AMERICASMART TEXTILE ART GALLERY


Loloi opens a museum-style gallery opposite its Atlanta Market showroom to present its new framed textile art and growing one-of-a-kind rug collections.

ATLANTA --On the heels of a highly successful launch of its Textile Art Gallery at the spring 2019 High Point Market, Loloi opens a separate AmericasMart space dedicated to the company's new framed textile art collection and a growing one-of-a-kind rug assortment.


 
JAIPUR LIVING DRAWS HUNDREDS WITH SHAYLA COPAS BOOK SIGNING EVENT AT ATLANTA MARKET 
 
Interior designer Shayla Copas, author of Four Seasons of Entertaining, meets Atlanta Market attendees at a book signing event in the Jaipur Living showroom.

ATLANTA -- Market shoppers filled the corridor leading to Jaipur Living's AmericasMart showroom on Saturday as they waited for the opportunity to meet Shayla Copas, one of the South's most highly-acclaimed luxury interior designers and tastemakers.


 
NOURISON OPENS DISTRIBUTION FACILITY IN LAS VEGAS

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison is opening a 121,000 square foot distribution facility in north Las Vegas. 


 
IMC ANNOUNCES JULY 2019 ATLANTA MARKET VISUAL DISPLAY AWARD WINNERS; SAFAVIEH, LOLOI FETED

ATLANTA -- International Market Centers today announced winners of its semi-annual Visual Display Awards for The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, including area rug brands Safavieh and Loloi. 


 
KALEEN NAMES BRIGHAM DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

DALTON, Ga. -- Kaleen Rugs, manufacturer of high-quality rugs and broadloom, has named Brian Brigham, director of marketing and public relations.


 
LR RESOURCES DEBUTS INNOVATIVE RUGS, ADDS NEW OX BAY ACCENTS AT SUMMER MARKETS

LR Resources launches innovative rugs in Atlanta, then heads to Las Vegas hoping to grow its western account base. Shown, Mirage 81565


ATLANTA -- LR Resources launches innovative rug collections in Atlanta, then heads to Las Vegas to grow its western account base, showing rugs for the first time at Next Step Reps.


 
 

NRF TO NAME KOHL'S CEO MICHELLE GASS AS THE VISIONARY 2020

The National Retail Federation today announced that it will name Kohl's CEO Michelle Gass as "The Visionary," an award given each year to an outstanding leader in the retail industry.


 
IMC ANNOUNCES "ATLANTA NEXT" GROWTH INITIATIVE, MAJOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT

ATLANTA -- International Market Centers (IMC) today announced the launch of Atlanta NEXT, a multi-stage capital and strategic investment plan that will transform the AmericasMart Atlanta.


















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