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2014 NOVEMBER

Markets
  • 11022014 AmericasMart Calls for Icon Honors 2015 Entries
    AMERICASMART CALLS FOR 
    ICON HONORS 2015 ENTRIES


    ATLANTA - AmericasMart is calling for entries for its Icon Honors event which will be held Thursday, July 9 during the Summer Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings and Area Rug markets. The 2015 call for submissions and nominations continues through March 16, 2015.
     

     
  • 11022014 AmericasMart Prepares for January Market with Campus Enhancements
    AMERICASMART PREPARES FOR JANUARY MARKET
    WITH CAMPUS ENHANCEMENTS


    ATLANTA - Together with strategic expansions in key product categories, AmericasMart will launch a series of enhancements across its 7.1 million sq. ft. campus in preparation for the 2015 Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, January 6 to 13 and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show sponsored by The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA), January 7 to 10.
     

     
  • 11022014 LV Market to Debut New C5 Showroom Floor in January
    LAS VEGAS MARKET TO DEBUT NEW 
    C5 SHOWROOM FLOOR IN JANUARY


    LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Market will debut its C5 showroom, a new floor for high-end home décor, home textiles, and accessories, during the Winter 2015 market, January 18 to 22.  Originally planned for Summer 2015 as part of the third, and final, phase of Las Vegas Market's three-year strategic growth plan, C5 will premiere in January 2015 as a hybrid of permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits.
     

     
  • 11042014 Early Bird Registration Now Open for CEO Summit in Las Vegas
    EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
    FOR ANNUAL CEO SUMMIT IN LAS VEGAS


    LAS VEGAS - International Market Centers (IMC) has announced that registration is now open for the third annual CEO Summit at Las Vegas Market, January 20 to 21, 2015. Early bird registration rates will be available through November 28, 2014.
     

     
  • 11072014 Capel, Jaipur and Neman International to Expand and Relocate Showrooms at AmericasMart
    CAPEL, JAIPUR AND NEMAN INTERNATIONAL EXPAND AND RELOCATE SHOWROOMS AT AMERICASMART

    ATLANTA - Capel Rugs has relocated and expanded its area rug collection to building 1, floor 3; Jaipur Rugs has relocated its area rugs, home accessories and furniture to building 1, floor 12; and Neman International Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of oriental carpets and rugs, will open a new showroom in building 1, floor 3.
     

     
  • 11072014 Surya to Launch Lighting and Rug Collections during BDNY
    SURYA TO LAUNCH LIGHTING AND RUG COLLECTIONS
    AT BOUTIQUE DESIGN NEW YORK


    CALHOUN, GA - Surya will introduce a new line of hospitality lighting along with a collection of eco-friendly rugs at Boutique Design New York (BDNY), set to take place November 9 and 10, 2014.
     

     
  • 11102014 Las Vegas Market to Offer More Resources during Winter 2015
    LAS VEGAS MARKET TO OFFER MORE
    RESOURCES FOR WINTER 2015


    LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Market will consist of more furniture, gift and home resources with both new and expanded showrooms, a record-breaking number of temporary exhibitors, the 3rd annual Las Vegas Market CEO Summit and a full slate of educational programs, January 18 to 22, 2015.
     

     
  • 11172014 Capel Moves to New Showroom at AmericasMart
    CAPEL RUGS MOVES TO NEW
    SHOWROOM AT AMERICASMART


    TROY, NC - Capel Rugs will relocate its AmericasMart showroom to 3-C-15 for the January 6 to 13 Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market to increase its display footprint and visibility, according to Allen Robertson, vice president of sales for Capel Rugs.  The company was previously located at 6-F-2.
     

     
  • 11252014 Amer to Launch New Vintage and Afghan Collections during Atlanta Market

    AMER TO LAUNCH NEW VINTAGE AND AFGHAN COLLECTIONS DURING
     JANUARY ATLANTA MARKET

    Amer Rugs' Vintage collection

     
    ATLANTA - Amer Rugs will premiere a dozen new collections during the International Area Rug Market at AmericasMart, January 6 to 13, 2015 at Amer's flagship showroom located at 5-D-2. Among the new collections will be Amer's hand-knotted Vintage collection, as well as the first-ever pieces made in partnership with Afghan producers.
     

     
People
  • 11012014 Due Process Promotes Massmann and Birnbaum; Appoints Cappuccio IT Director
    DUE PROCESS PROMOTES MASSMANN AND BIRNBAUM; 
    APPOINTS CAPPUCCIO IT DIRECTOR 


    EDISON, NJ - Mike Massmann, former vice president of sales, will advance to senior vice president, Neal Birnbaum, former independent sales representative, will take over the position of vice president of sales and Allen Cappuccio is the newly appointed IT director, according to David Grasse, president of Due Process Stable Trading Co. (DPSTC).
     

     
Retailers
  • 11012014 Nazmiyal Auction to Offer Antique and Vintage Rugs during November Auction

    NAZMIYAL AUCTIONS TO OFFER ANTIQUE
    AND VINTAGE RUGS DURING NOVEMBER AUCTION


    Nazmiyal Auction's Antique Turkish Oushak carpet located at Lot 27, measures 11'10"x15'4" and will have a starting bid of $16,000.



    NEW YORK - Nazmiyal Auctions will kick off its autumn schedule with an auction featuring an extensive selection of over 120 antique rugs from their collection as well as from estates across the country, and from European collectors. The live, online auction, will take place Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m. EST.
     

     
  • 11022014 Dover Rug and Home Wins FBA Award
    DOVER RUG AND HOME
    WINS FBA AWARD


    NATICK, MA - Dover Rug and Home were the recipients of the 2014 Community Excellence Award, given by the Family Business Association (FBA) of Massachusetts, according to Mahmud Jafri, chief executive officer of Dover Rug and Home.  The ceremony honoring the winners took place at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge on October 23.
     

     
  • 11022014 Macy's and Bloomingdale's to Open in Abu Dhabi in 2018

    MACY'S AND BLOOMINDALE'S TO 
    OPEN IN ABU DHABI IN 2018

    CINCINNATI - Macy's, Inc. announced that Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores plan to open in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2018 as part of a strategic partnership with Al Tayer Group LLC, an UAE-based company with diversified businesses. This will be Macy's first international store location and the second for Bloomingdale's.
     

     
  • 11122014 Macy's Reports 30% Increase during Third Quarter Earnings
    MACY'S REPORTS A 30% INCREASE
    DURING THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS 

    CINCINNATI - Macy's, Inc. reported that its third quarter earnings per diluted share rose by 30% to 61 cents in the third quarter of 2014, ended Nov. 1, 2014. This compares with 47 cents per share in last year's third quarter.
     

     
Vendors
  • 11012014 Amer Rugs Updates Website
    AMER RUGS UPDATES WEBSITE

    ATLANTA - Amer Rugs has re-launched its recently rebuilt website amerrugs.com. The company's new site combines the latest in search engine technology and is designed for more results in fewer clicks, according to Monika Gupta, chief operating officer.
     

     
  • 11012014 Feizy Launches Pinteresting Dream Room Contest

    FEIZY LAUNCHES PINTERESTING
    DREAM ROOM CONTEST

    DALLAS, TX – Feizy Rugs is giving its followers a chance to win their dream room by building it from the rug up in Feizy's “Pin Your Dream Room” contest on Pinterest. Contestants have until November 14 to visit Feizy Rugs on Pinterest, pick their favorite Feizy rug and build their dream room for an opportunity to win.
     

     
  • 11122014 Surya's Miles for Meals Campaign Raises Over 69K

    SURYA'S MILES FOR MEALS CAMPAIGN
    RAISES OVER $69K

    CALHOUN, GA - Surya's third annual 'Miles for Meals' campaign exceeded expectations, raising $69,603 for Akshaya Patra, an NGO-run meal program that provides daily hot lunches to thousands of school children in villages in Northern India where Surya's artisan community resides, according to Satya Tiwari, president, Surya.
     

     
  • 11172014 Kaleen Releases its 2014 Volume 2 Catalog

    KALEEN RELEASES ITS
    2014 VOLUME 2 CATALOG 

    DALTON, GA - Kaleen has released its 2014 Volume 2 Catalog. The, second full catalog issued in 2014, volume 2 features over 650-plus pages of runners, round, and square rugs. 
     

     
  • 11202014 Couristan Rolls Out New Display Case

    COURISTAN ROLLS OUT NEW DISPLAY UNIT FOR ITS PURITY BRAND OF RESIDENTIAL BROADLOOM

    FORT LEE, NJ - Couristan has introduced its newest display in merchandising, the Purity Display Unit.  The Purity brand is Couristan’s residential broadloom line consisting of an assortment of 34 eco-friendly carpeting styles.
     

     
  • 11252014 Surya Donates more than 3,900 Food Items to Community Food Bank

    SURYA DONATES MORE THAN 3,900 FOOD ITEMS
    TO COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

    CALHOUN, GA  - Surya employees collected more than 3,900 non-perishable food items during the company's fourth annual food drive, which took place from Nov. 10 to Nov. 20. The donations were delivered last week to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, which distributes healthy food to residents of 20 counties throughout Northwest Georgia and Tennessee.
     

     
















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