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2011 MAY

  • 05022011 Rugnews.com Editorial Creative Classified Ad
    Rugnews.com Editorial:
    CREATIVE JOB SEARCHING WITH
    RUGNEWS.COM CLASSIFIED ADS

    By Lissa Wyman

    I get excited about creativity where-ever I find it. And sometimes it's in the most surprising spots. Today I put up a classified ad that is surely one of the most creative I have ever seen. (Click here to check it out)


  • 05122011 Rugnews.com Editorial: Happy 90th Birthday, Bud Wyman


    O.A. (Bud) Wyman

    HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY TO THE OLD GEEZ...OOPS WE MEAN
    BUD WYMAN!

    NEW YORK -- On Friday, May 13, 2011, O.A. (Bud) Wyman celebrates his 90th birthday. He devoted over 60 years to the floor covering industry. He has not only survived, he has prevailed.


  • 05232011 CRI to Sell Building on College Drive in Dalton GA

    CARPET & RUG INSTITUTE TO SELL 
    DALTON HEADQUARTERS BUILDING

    DALTON, GA – The Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI) Board of Directors have agreed to sell its 15,506 sq.ft., 40 year-old building on College Driive to Dalton State College.  The CRI will move to 100 S. Hamilton St in downtown Dalton., according to CRI president Werner Braun. 


Markets
  • 05032011 High Point and Las Vegas Markets Merge

    HIGH POINT AND LAS VEGAS
    MARKETS MERGE TO FORM
    INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS
     

    HIGH POINT, N.C. and LAS VEGAS  -- International Market Centers, LP (IMC) has been formed, combining the business of both the High Point International Home Furnishings Market and the Las Vegas World Market Center.


  • 05062011 AmericasMart Atlanta Set to Host July Summer Markets

    AMERICASMART ATLANTA SET
    TO HOST JULY SUMMER MARKETS

    ATLANTA – AmericasMart Atlanta will showcase more than four million sq. ft. of select home, gift, rug and apparel merchandise in 13 permanent product centers during the July International Gift & Home Furnishings and Area Rug Markets, here.


  • 05102011 AmericasMart Calls for Icon Honors Entries

    AMERICASMART CALLS FOR
    ICON HONORS ENTRIES

    ATLANTA – AmericasMart is calling for entries for its Icon Honors event which will be held Thursday, July 14 during the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings and Area Rug markets. 


  • 05132011 Dallas Market Center Moves ARTS Awards to New Location

    DALLAS MARKET CENTER MOVES
    ARTS AWARDS TO NEW LOCATION
     

    DALLAS – Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) have announced that beginning in 2012 the annual ARTS Awards will take place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The first edition at the new location will be held on January 21, 2012. 


People
Products
Retailers
  • 05052011 Emma Garnder Opens Retail Store

    EMMA GARDNER OPENS
    RETAIL STORE IN CALIFORNIA 

    PETALUMA, CA – Emma At Home, the home furnishings collection by designer Emma Gardner, has leased a 1,800 sq. ft. retail space here in the downtown Theater Square district,  according to Emma Gardner, chief designer and principal of the company. 


  • 05172011 Home Depot Reports 16 percent Increase in First Quarter Earnings

    HOME DEPOT REPORTS 16 PERCENT
    INCREASE IN FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS

    ATLANTA – The Home Depot has reported first quarter of fiscal 2011 net earnings of $812 million, or 50 cents per diluted share, compared with net earnings of $725 million, or 43 cents per diluted share, in the same period of fiscal 2010. For the first quarter of fiscal 2011, diluted earnings per share increased 16.3% from the prior year.


  • 05232011 Macys to Open Stores in Chicago and Milwaukee Markets

    MACY’S TO OPEN STORES IN 
    MILWAUKEE AND CHICAGO AREAS

    CINCINNATI – Macy's, Inc. will open a new store at the Southridge Mall in Greendale, WI near Milwaukee and at Gurnee Mills in Gurnee, IL near Chicago, according to the company. Both are in shopping centers being redeveloped by Simon Property Group.


  • 05262011 The Home Depot Commits $1 Million to Rebuilding Efforst in Joplin, MO

    HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION COMMITS
    $1 MILLION IN JOPLIN, MO RELIEF

    ATLANTA – The Home Depot Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Home Depot, will donate $1 million to the immediate relief, recovery and long-term rebuilding efforts in Joplin, MO, according to Frank Blake, chairman and chief executive officer of The Home Depot.


Vendors
  • 05062011 Surya Offers Aid to Retailers Hit by Tornadoes

    SURYA OFFERS ASSISTANCE TO
    CUSTOMERS HIT BY TORNADOES

    CALHOUN, GA. -- Surya is offering assistance to home furnishings and rug dealers whose  stock may have been damaged or destroyed by the tornadoes which recently wreaked havoc in the south, according to Satya Tiwari, president.


  • 05162011 Wools of New Zealand Introduces New iApp

    WOOLS OF NEW ZEALAND INTRODUCES
    NEW I-APP ON THE BENEFITS OF WOOL

    MARIETTA, GA – Wools of New Zealand is offering a free i-app that informs consumers  about the health, sustainability, beauty and comfort  of wool, according to Hallie Cobb, marketing and training director. 


  • 05172011 Shaw Floors Launches Facebook Page

    SHAW FLOORS LAUNCHES
    FACEBOOK PAGE

    DALTON, GA – Shaw Floors has launched its official Facebook page, to enable the company to communicate directly with homeowners in a more personal way, according to Steve Abernathy, Shaw’s director of marketing technology.


  • 05202011 Shaw Floors Sponsors HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway

    SHAW FLOORS SPONSORS HGTV
    URBAN OASIS
    IN TRUMP HOTEL

    DALTON, GA – Shaw Floors products will be used throughout HGTV’s Urban Oasis, a modern, custom-built residence located on the 35th floor of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago.


















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