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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
NAZMIYAL AUCTIONS TO OFFER
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DALLAS, TX â€“ Feizy Rugs is giving its followers a chance to win their dream room by building it from the rug up in Feizy's â€œPin Your Dream Roomâ€ 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.
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.
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.
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.