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MARCH RETAIL SALES GAINS ARE 'VERY ENCOURAGING' AND 'SET THE STAGE' FOR FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS THIS YEAR

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Retail sales were up 1 percent in March seasonally adjusted from February and up 0.8 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. 


 
LOLOI FETES 15TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DRAMATICALLY EXPANDED HP SHOWROOM -- AND KENNY G


Loloi invites retailers and designers to its new 30,000 square foot High Point showroom for a 15th anniversary party with live performance by legendary saxophonist Kenny G.

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Loloi ushered in 2019 with lots of fanfare in honor of its 15th anniversary, including celebrations in Atlanta, Las Vegas and now High Point with a private party headlined by Grammy-award winning saxophonist Kenny G.



 
TOUR TOP AREA RUGS AT AD DESIGN SHOW WITH RUGNEWS.COM

The 18th annual AD Design Show featured a range of luxe contemporary designs for attendees in search of inspiration.

NEW YORK -- The AD Design Show hosted recently in NYC featured a range of luxe area rug makers, including newcomers Apadana Fine Rugs, Landry & Arcari and Rugs & Kilim.


 
KALATY RETURNS TO HP, CELEBRATES WITH DESIGNER EVENT & RIBBON CUTTING


IMC's Bob Maricich, far left, and Kevin Malkiewicz, far right, flank the Kalaty team: David Kalalty, Kamran Kalaty, Warren Kalaty, Ramin Kalaty, Joseph Kalaty, and showroom designer Ira Sprinzen of Ira Associates in Woodbridge, Connecticut.  

HIGH POINT, N.C,  -- Kalaty attracted a standing-room-only crowd of interior designers and retail buyers to its new High Point Market showroom in IHFC with a grand opening celebration and lots of glamorous new area rugs.


 
WAYFAIR'S PERIGOLD ADDS TOP DESIGNER BRANDS TO PORTFOLIO OF LUXURY FURNISHINGS


Perigold expands its unparalleled offering of fine furniture and décor with names like Stark Studio Rugs, Ralph Lauren Home, Century Furniture and Lilian August.

BOSTON -- Perigold, the online destination for luxury home furnishings, welcomes the addition of several distinguished interiors brands to its vast selection of fine furnishings.


 
FIBER-SHIELD INDUSTRIES INC. ANNOUNCES GLOBAL LAUNCH OF SUEDECRYL HIGH PERFORMANCE
LEATHER & SUEDE PROTECTION

 "It's a high-performance, safe, and environmentally friendly treatment" -- Manny Vickers, Fiber-Shield



YAPHANK, N. Y. -- Fiber-Shield Industries Inc., a leading supplier of specialty protection products and related materials, today announced the global launch of its super-hydrophobic leather and suede stain and water repellent SUEDECRYL to industry professionals worldwide.



 
IKEA READIES DEBUT OF NEW SMALLER CITY FORMAT IN NYC


Ikea will take the wraps off its new smaller store city center format with the opening of its first U.S. location in NYC on April 15.

NEW YORK -- Swedish home furnishings retailer Ikea is getting ready to open the doors on a new smaller store format in New York City.


 
CHAMPO CELEBRATES THE GRAND OPENING OF ITS FIRST HIGH POINT SHOWROOM

Family-owned rug manufacturer Champo celebrates the grand opening of its first High Point showroom, in IMC's Showplace 2308. Cutting the ribbon are Mehul Mehrotra, vp, Sanjay Mehrotra, president, Deepali Mehrotra, vp and designer, and Rohil  Mehrotra, director. Champo is based in New York with production facilities in India.


 
 
DALYN EXPANDS HIGH POINT FOOTPRINT, CELEBRATES RIBBON CUTTING


Among Spring 2019 High Point celebrations is Dalyn Rug Company -- and CEO David Adams (center) cuts the ribbon for Dalyn's new High Point Showroom in IHFC H343 in the Hamilton Wing as a team of Dalyn execs join the celebration.


 
 

NOURISON HOSPITALITY NAMES SUE HEPLER HOSPITALITY SALES MANAGER, SOUTHWEST 

SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- Nourison is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Hepler as Hospitality Sales Manager, Southwest for its hospitality business segment.


 
 
SATYA TIWARI OF SURYA ACCEPTS CITY OF HOPE SPIRIT OF LIFE AWARD

Surya's Satya Tiwari accepts his City of Hope award from, from left Kevin O'Connor (Samson Marketing), Todd Wanek (Ashley Furniture) and Chuck Reilly (AICO Furniture).

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Surya president Satya Tiwari accepts his and his father's 2019 City of Hope Spirit of Life Award from world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center.


 
FIRST LOOK - EASY SHOPPING AT FEIZY'S NEW TREND-FOCUSED SHOWROOM AT HIGH POINT MARKET


Feizy takes a trend focused approach in its latest vignettes and showcases best-sellers in Fine and Lifestyles collections.

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- For shoppers attending spring 2019 High Point Market, Feizy Rugs makes it easy for market-goers to quickly identify consumer preferences in the its redesigned, trend-focused showroom.



 
LR RESOURCES GROWS RUG ASSORTMENT; CONTINUES TO INVEST IN HOME ACCESSORIES


LR Resources expands its home accessories program as sales in the category continue to grow.

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- LR Resources expects its latest rollouts at High Point to contribute to strong spring sales as it debuts new rug collections and designs, and also continues to expand its home accessories program.


 
 
SAFAVIEH EXPECTS STRONG HIGH POINT, OFFERS RUGS ACROSS PRICE POINTS


Safavieh introduces designs across price points in total home for spring High Point shoppers, including new looks in its hand-knotted Kenya area rug collection.

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Safavieh expects positive results from the current edition of High Point Market after it rolled out a range of fresh total home goods for all levels of the market. 



 

JAIPUR LIVING ADDS 80 NEW RUGS, INCLUDING 33 HANDMADES

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Jaipur Living's latest rugs, including 33 new expertly crafted hand-knotted and hand-tufted rugs, have created a buzz at High Point.





 
KALEEN INTRODUCES DIRECTIONAL COLLECTIONS AT HIGH POINT MARKET

 
Kaleen will premiere the fashion-forward Dotson collection, handmade of hand-spun, natural-dyed wool at spring High Point Market. Shown, DOT-01

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Kaleen has launched a number of new collections in popular styles and constructions at  the this week's High Point Market.


 
ORIENTAL WEAVERS' 2019 COLLECTION SIGNALS FURNITURE RETAIL TRENDS


 Oriental Weavers is ahead of the furniture trend curve with eight new additions to the best-selling Andorra collection in new warm neutrals on show at IHFC G276 at High Point Market.


HIGH POINT, N.C. -- For a heads-up on furniture and decor directions in 2019, rug buyers need look no further than new designs introduced by Oriental Weavers.


 
THE BIGGEST & BEST SHOPPERS' GUIDE TO RUGS AT HIGH POINT MARKET, PART 2 
 
 


HIGH POINT, N.C.  -- High Point Market's spring edition ushers in hundreds of the latest designs sweeping the area rug market, licensing news, a full schedule of special events and more.


 
THE BIGGEST & BEST SHOPPERS' GUIDE TO RUGS AT HIGH POINT MARKET, PART 1 


HIGH POINT, N.C. -- High Point Market kicks off tomorrow with area rug execs predicting strong spring 2019 results, in part due to innovative area rug designs, license program expansions and key events.


 
KARASTAN UNVEILS NEW COLLECTIONS, LATEST INNOVATION AT SPRING HIGH POINT
 
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Karastan unveils new collections in various fiber combinations, plus welcome additions to successful lines and rolls out innovative tools to support customers.


















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