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NOURISON INSTAGRAM PHOTO CONTEST SET FOR LAS VEGAS MARKET


Nourison repeats its successful Las Vegas Market Instagram contest this summer, with a 5x8 Twilight rug in any design as first prize. Shown, TW107. 

SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will engage Las Vegas Market attendees with a summer Instagram photo contest from July 30 - August 3.


 
 

COURISTAN EXPECTS GOOD VEGAS MARKET WITH STRONG NEW PRODUCTS

With a subtle abrash reminiscent of a watercolor painting, the Easton collection by Couristan adds a new direction in florals for Las Vegas Market shoppers.

LAS VEGAS -- Couristan, which is offering summer shoppers new collections and additions to popular ranges, anticipates a good market and strong finish to 2017, Mark Ferullo, vice president of area rugs, told RugNews.com.

 
NULOOM DEBUTS THREE FAST-FASHION COLLECTIONS FOR VEGAS SHOPPERS
Nuloom introduces three new collections at Las Vegas Market, including the space-dyed Marina, shown in the Sienna design.

LAS VEGAS -- New York-based Nuloom will unveil three new fashion-driven collections with one of a kind and organic looks to summer shoppers visiting its World Market Center showroom (A-406) at the Las Vegas Market, running from July 30-Aug. 3.

 
THE INTERNATIONAL SURFACE EVENT 2018 DATES ANNOUNCED
The busy floor at Surfaces 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center represented a 7% increase in attendees over 2016.

DALLAS -- The International Surface Event dates have shifted to a new day format in 2018: Tuesday through Thursday, January 30-February 1. The new dates are book-ended by the Las Vegas Market, which runs January 29-February 1.

 
FEIZY INTRODUCES 7 NEW COLLECTIONS AT SUMMER 2017 LAS VEGAS MARKET


Feizy introduces seven on-trend collections at Las Vegas Market including Branson (shown), and adds to existing collections for summer shoppers looking for innovative new product.

DALLAS -- Feizy is once again a Las Vegas Market destination for fashion and color, debuting a lineup of seven new rug collections, in addition to hosting a design education event and offering Smart Rewards and designer programs.


 
HRI DEEP DIVES INTO MACHINE-MADE RUGS WITH 19 COLLECTIONS LAUNCHING AT LAS VEGAS MARKET


Harounian Rugs International will roll out 19 promotionally priced machine-made Wilton collections at the upcoming Las Vegas Market. Shown is Mackay in pale blue.

NEW YORK -- Harounian Rugs International (HRI), known for over 50 years in American markets for its fine, programmed hand-knotted rugs, will launch a new product line initiative for the company with the introduction of 19 machine-made rug collections at the summer 2017 Las Vegas Market.


 
JULY 2017 ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL RUG MARKET PEOPLE AND PARTIES - PART 1


Join RugNews.com as we tour AmericasMart rug showrooms at the summer 2017 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Part 1 includes rug companies from A to J. 

ATLANTA -- The summer 2017 edition of the Atlanta International Rug Market attracted a number of sought after rug buyers from e-commerce and brick and mortar stores, and interior designers who were impressed with the innovations in design and construction on show. 


 
 
JULY 2017 ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL RUG MARKET PEOPLE AND PARTIES - PART 2


RugNews.com continues its tour of AmericasMart rug showrooms at the  Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Part 2 includes company names from K to T. 

ATLANTA -- In RugNews.com's second of two People and Parties roundup reports, we follow buyers and designers as they hunt for exciting new product at major rug showrooms throughout the AmericasMart campus during the summer 2017 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. 


 
 
MATTHEW ROUHANIAN, TAPPED FOR ICON HONORS, SHARES DYNAMIC RUGS' WINNING STRATEGIES


Matthew Rouhanian, founder of Dynamic Rugs in Frederick, Maryland, is a career achievement honoree in the gift and home furnishings industry's 2017 Icon Honors program.

ATLANTA -- The annual Icon Honors awards program, among the most prestigious in the gift and home furnishings industry, celebrates excellence in innovation, contribution, branding and achievement, and for 2017 Matthew Rouhanian of Dynamic Rugs was an honoree for career achievement.


 

SPICHER & COMPANY RACKS UP MORE KUDOS WITH 2017 ICON HONORS FOR PRODUCT INNOVATION 


At the Spicher & Company AmericasMart showroom, Mark Spicher shows off his newest trophy for Vintage Vinyl Floorcloths: the 2017 ICON Honors Award for Product Innovations.

ATLANTA -- Mark Spicher, owner of Pennsylvania-based Spicher & Company, takes home a fourth major industry award since the debut of Vintage Vinyl floorcloths nearly five years ago, this time the prestigious ICON Honors award for Product Innovations.

 
SNEAK PEEK: LIBBY LANGDON UNVEILS FIRST OUTDOOR RUGS FOR KAS AT ICFA PREVIEW SHOW


Libby Langdon introduced her first outdoor rug collection for KAS at the 2017 ICFA Preview Show July 11-13, at NorthCape's Chicago Mart showroom. Shown, the hand-hooked Highview rug.


CHICAGO -- Celebrity designer Libby Langdon unveiled the first rugs in her new licensing partnership with KAS at last week's International Casual Furniture Association Preview Show at Chicago's Merchandise Mart.
 

 
ETHAN ALLEN COMMENTS PRIOR TO INVESTOR MEETING, ANNOUNCES FISCAL 2017 EARNINGS RELEASE DATE 


DANBURY, CT -- Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. commented today, in advance of its Investor Meeting on July 26, on its recent and upcoming business objectives as well as its preliminary financial results for the 2017 fiscal year, which ended on June 30, 2017.


 
MOE'S HOME TAPS SETH KING AS DIRECTOR OF SALES


VANCOUVER -- Long-time area rug executive Seth King is joining Moe's Home Collection, a British Columbia-based furniture and accessory manufacturer and retailer, as director of sales. 
 

 
TRANS-OCEAN RECEIVES RUGS DIRECT 'PARTNER OF THE YEAR' AWARD AT ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL RUG MARKET


Bill Martin and Adrienne Wooddell of Rugs Direct flank Dean Smith of Trans-Ocean as he accepts the retailer's top honor, the Partner of the Year, awarded to Trans-Ocean.

ATLANTA -- E-commerce retailer Rugs Direct presented its annual award for "Partner of the Year" to Trans-Ocean at the July 2017 Atlanta International Rug Market, citing Rugs Direct's outstanding growth in sales of Trans-Ocean rugs and mats over the past year, and the vendor's superior customer engagement and high-end, good-looking products.


 
 
RUGS DIRECT HONORS DALYN AS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR


ATLANTA -- Online retailer Rugs Direct presented its annual Supplier of the Year Award to Dalyn Rugs at this week's Atlanta International Rug Market. From left: Adrienne Wooddell, Rugs Direct, Brian Morris and Kibbe Waters of Dalyn; and Bill Martin of Rugs Direct.  In presenting the award, Martin said, "Our business with Dalyn has grown substantially: an increase of more than 20 percent over 2016 with no back orders, which is great in our business. They ship on time, they have great product and they are easy to deal with. We have a great relationship."

  

 
 

RUGS DIRECT NAMES RIZZY HOME'S JEFF VAUGHN SALES REP OF THE YEAR


ATLANTA -- Rizzy Home's Jeff Vaughn (center) receives the Representative of the Year Award from Rugs Direct at the summer 2017 Atlanta International Rug Market. From left: Bill Martin and Adrienne Wooddell of Rugs Direct, Vaughn, and Rizwan Ansari and Shamsu Ansari, principals of Rizzy Home. Martin, executive vice president, chief merchandising officer of Rugs Direct, said Vaughn is "always trying to come up with new ways to promote Rizzy for us and make them more important.  Our business is up over 40 percent with them and that is pretty good for this market." 


 
GLOBAL FLOOR GIANT TANDUS CENTIVA ADDS FIRST AREA RUG COLLECTION


Flooring giant Tandus Centiva debuts its first area rug collection, a range of minimalist woven designs. Shown, Full Volume III  in raku.

SOLON, Ohio -- Commercial flooring giant Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett company, recently debuted its inaugural collection of area rugs. 
 

 
JAIPUR LIVING INTRODUCES FIRST NIKKI CHU OUTDOOR RUGS

Debuting in Atlanta this week, the Decora collection by Nikki Chu Home for Jaipur Living - the designer's first in-out range - is displayed with Jaipur's colorful indoor-outdoor Veranda pillows.

ATLANTA -- Jaipur Living expands its best-selling Nikki Chu Home collection of rugs, pillows, poufs and throws, with the introduction of Decora by Nikki Chu, a range of indoor-outdoor flatweave rugs, at this week's Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.


 
 
ART VAN ROLLS OUT CROSS-CATEGORY MAGNOLIA HOME BY JOANNA GAINES IN-STORE BOUTIQUES Working on rug assortments for the rollout of Magnolia Home boutiques at Art Van Furniture stores, Donald Dilliplane, senior buyer, Art Van, poses with Amir Loloi at the Atlanta Rug Market in front of one of Joanna Gaines' favorite rug collections, Lucca.

ATLANTA -- Art Van Furniture, a top regional home furnishings retailer, introduces in-store Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines galleries, which will include the brand's furniture, as well as its rugs, pillows and throws created by Loloi Rugs for the HGTV-star's license program. 

 
DONNY OSMOND TO HOST LAS VEGAS MARKET FUNDRAISER

LAS VEGAS -- Donny Osmond, celebrity entertainer and home products licensor, will serve as a live auctioneer at its 7th annual "Up on the Roof" fundraiser at the Summer 2017 Las Vegas Market.
 



















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