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2011 MARCH

  • 03142011 Rugnews.com Editorial: Robb & Stucky Going out of Business
     

    Rugnews.com Editorial:
    LOOKS LIKE THE END OF THE ROAD FOR
    FURNITURE CHAIN ROBB & STUCKY

    By Lissa Wyman

    It looks like Robb & Stucky’s bankruptcy will end in liquidation. It’s really the end of an era in many ways. Let’s face it, the days of the old-line "Carriage Trade" furniture store are pretty much over, with only a few notable exceptions in major metropolitan areas.


  • 03242011 RIA Announces 2011 Leaders

    RESTORATION INDUSTRY ASSOC.
    ANNOUNCES 2011 LEADERS

    COLUMBIA, MD – The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) announced its slate of officers and board member for 2011 at its 66th Annual Leadership Summit and Industry Expo in Colorado Springs, CO.


Markets
  • 0000 Send New Product Info _Fall 2011


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    FALL 
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    High Point Market is Coming up FAST!

    Our Updated First Look Feature
    LaunchesFriday Oct 21, 2011

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    DON'T MISS THIS GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO SHOW YOUR NEW STUFF

     

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  • 03072011 High Point Market to Host Design Viewpoints Series during April Market

    HIGH POINT MARKET TO HOST DESIGN
    VIEWPOINTS SERIES DURING APRIL MARKET
     

    HIGH POINT, NC – High Point Market will host a Design Viewpoints Series for interior designers April 3 to 5 at noon at 100 High in Showplace West.  The series offers up to .3 continuing education units (CEUs) and is sponsored by the High Point Market Authority, in association with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). 


  • 03072011 ITM to Host Open House Event during NY Market Week

    ITM TO HOST OPEN HOUSE
    EVENT DURING NY MARKET WEEK

    NEW YORK – International Textile Manufacturing (ITM) will host an open house event Monday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in celebration of its new showroom at 230 Fifth Ave., room 511.  Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.


  • 03092011 Capel to Give Away iPad and Kindle at April High Point Market

    CAPEL TO GIVE AWAY IPAD 
    AND KINDLE AT HIGH POINT MARKET

    TROY, NC – Capel will continue its electronic giveaways during the High Point Market with an Apple iPad drawing on Tuesday, April 5, and a Amazon Kindle drawing on Thursday, April 7. Anyone who visits the company's Market Square showroom (112) between April 2 and April 7 is eligible to enter the drawings.  


  • 03102011 World Market Center Announces 2012 Show Dates

    WORLD MARKET CENTER
    ANNOUNCES 2012 SHOW DATES

    LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Market has announced show dates for 2012.  The Winter market will be held Jan. 30 to Feb 3 and the Summer market will be July 30 to Aug. 3, 2012.The Surfaces Floor Covering Expo is scheduled for Jan. 24 to 26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. This year, the World Market Center was held concurrently with the Surfaces event.


  • 03112011 AmericasMart Calls for Entries for Icon Honors

    AMERICASMART CALLS FOR
    ENTRIES FOR ICON HONORS

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


  • 03152011 38 Special to Perform during High Point Market

    38 SPECIAL TO PERFORM DURING
    HIGH POINT MARKET
     

    38 Special

    HIGH POINT, NC – 38 Special, will be the headline act in the line-up of live performances for the Spring 2011 Stars Under the Stars entertainment series at the High Point Market, April 2 to 7. 


  • 03162011 828 Returns to High Point

    828 INTERNATIONAL TRADING CO
    RETURNS TO HIGH POINT


    GREENVILLE, SC – 828 International will again return to the High Point International Home Furnishings Market, April 2 to 7, at the Show Place in space 1310, according to John Shepherd, president of the company. The company originally returned to High Point last fall.


  • 03212011 Hellenic Canada Returns to High Point Market

    HELLENIC CANADA RETURNS
    TO HIGH POINT
     

    ONTARIO, CANADA – After a two year absence, Hellenic Canada will return to High Point Market April 2 to 7 in its new 500 sq. ft. IHFC showroom M-333, according to Ankush Gupta, president of the company. 


  • 03222011 HD Expo Call for Product Design Competition Entries

    HD EXPO CALL FOR PRODUCT
    DESIGN COMPETITION ENTRIES

    LAS VEGAS – The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is collecting submissions for the 15th Annual IIDA/HD Product Design Competition, in partnership with Hospitality Design magazine.  Deadline for submission is April 28. 


  • 03222011 Tayse Rugs to Show at April High Point Market

    TAYSE RUGS TO SHOW
    AT APRIL HIGH POINT MARKET

    ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Tayse Rugs will show in its new 760 sq. ft. IHFC booth M-313 during High Point Market, April 2 to 7, according to Jay Dogan, principal of the company. 


  • 03232011 High Point Market to Launch New Video Program

    HIGH POINT AUTHORITY TO LAUNCH NEW VIDEO PROGRAM DURING APRIL HIGH POINT MARKET

    HIGH POINT, NC – High Point Market Authority will launch a new viral video program that will give viewers an insider’s guide into a “day in the life” of the High Point Market, April 2 to 7.


  • 03232011 Surya to Celebrate 35 Anniversary at High Point

    SURYA TO CELEBRATE 35th ANNIVERSARY
    DURING APRIL HIGH POINT MARKET

    CALHOUN, GA – Surya will celebrate its 35th anniversary with daily specials and drawings in its Showplace suite 3233 during High Point Market, April 2 to 7.


  • 03272011 Bokara Returns to High Point

    BOKARA RUGS RETURNS
    TO HIGH POINT

    SECAUCUS, NJ – After a 10 year absence, Bokara Rug Company will again exhibit at the High Point International Home Furnishings Market, April 2 to 7 2011. The company's showroom will be located at the Suites at Market Square M-2048.


  • 03282011 President Clinton to Speak at Summer Las Vegas Market

    PRESIDENT CLINTON 
    TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR SUMMER LAS VEGAS MARKET


    President Bill Clinton

    LAS VEGAS – World Market Center Las Vegas will host former President Bill Clinton as keynote speaker for the Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, Aug. 1 to 5. 


  • 03292011 High Point Parties


    RUGNEWS.COM PARTY CENTRAL:

    MAKE YOUR PARTY PLANS
    FOR HIGH POINT MARKET 

    HIGH POINT, NC - Make Rugnews.com your party planning headquarters for the High Point Market. Check out our list of party places for April 2 to 7, 2011.
     

    Details, click here


  • 03302011 Kas Revamps High Point Market Showroom

    KAS REVAMPS HIGH POINT
    MARKET SHOWROOM

    SOMERSET, NJ – Kas has revamped its High Point Market showroom IHFC D-301 with new furniture, paint, lighting and accessories, according to the company.


People
  • 03142011 Wyman Fractures Hip

    BULLETIN:
    WYMAN FRACTURES HIP


    Lissa Wyman

    NEW YORK – Lissa Wyman editor and publisher of Rugnews.com is now in NYU hospital waiting surgery for a fractured hip.  We will update you as soon as more information becomes available.


  • 03172011 Capel Names Walker AT Showroom Sales Associate

    CAPEL RUGS NAMES WALKER
    ATLANTA SHOWROOM SALES ASSOCIATE

    ATLANTA – Kim Walker has been named sales associate for Capel Rugs’ Atlanta Merchandise Mart showroom, 6-F-2, according to Allen Robertson, vice president of sales.


  • 03172011 Wyman Making Progress
     

    BULLETIN:
    WYMAN MAKING PROGESS


    Lissa Wyman

    NEW YORK – Lissa Wyman, editor and publisher of Rugnews.com has undergone successful hip replacement surgery and is now resting at NYU Hospital. Next stop is rehabilitative medicine and physical therapy.


  • 03212011 Casey to Leave High Point Market Authority Post

    CASEY TO LEAVE HIGH POINT
    MARKET AUTHORITY POST

    HIGH POINT, NC – Brian Casey, president and chief executive officer of the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has accepted another position and is leaving the company, effective April 30, according to the executive committee of HPMA. 


  • 03242011 Shaw Names Murray VP of Environmental Affairs

    SHAW NAMES MURRAY VICE PRESIDENT
    OF SUSTAINABILITY & ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

    DALTON, GA – Paul Murray has been named vice president of sustainability and environmental affairs for Shaw Industries, according to Vance Bell, chief executive officer.   


Products
Retailers
  • 03102011 Dover Rug Named Best of Boston Home 2011 by Boston Home Magazine

    DOVER RUG AND HOME
    RECEIVES AWARD FROM
    BOSTON HOME MAGAZINE

    BOSTON --  Retail specialist Dover Rug & Home has been named  “Best of Boston Home 2011” in the transitional design category by Boston Home Magazine.  Mahmud Jafri is the owner of  Dover Rug, which has stores in Natick and Dover, MA.


  • 03102011 Robb & Stucky Liquidation Sale Ordered to Begin

    ROBB & STUCKY LIQUIDATION
    SALE ORDERED TO BEGIN

    TAMPA -- U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Caryn Delano has ordered the liquidation sale of Ft. Myer-based Robb & Stucky's assets to begin on Thursday, March 10. But it remains uncertain when and if the sale will actually take place.


  • 03212011 Calvin Klein and Lord & Taylor to Host Grand Opening Event

    CALVIN KLEIN HOME AND LORD & TAYLOR
    TO CELEBRATE NEW LIFESTYLE SHOP

    NEW YORK – Calvin Klein, Inc. and Lord & Taylor will co-host a grand opening event with HGTV within the new Calvin Klein Home lifestyle shop on the 9th floor of Lord & Taylor’s Fifth Ave. flagship on Wednesday, March 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


  • 03232011 Home Depot to Move Black Friday to Spring for Second Year

    HOME DEPOT TO MOVE BLACK FRIDAY
    TO SPRING FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

    ATLANTA – The Home Depot will implement its second annual Spring Black Friday event to kick off the Spring selling season.  The first Spring Black Friday began in the south on March 17.  Black Friday events are planned in early April in other areas as warmer weather moves North.


Vendors
  • 03012011 OWSphinx Receives Two ADDY Awards

    SPHINX BY ORIENTAL WEAVERS RECEIVES TWO GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARDS AT
     AD FEDERATION'S ADDY AWARDS
    L to R: Aaron Gray, director of marketing, Ryan Casey, graphic designer and Jim Kooi, art director of Sphinx by Oriental Weavers accept the graphic design awards at the AAF ADDY awards Banquet.

    DALTON, GA – Sphinx by Oriental Weavers received Silver and Gold awards at the 2011 American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards Banquet.


  • 03012011 Safavieh Purchases New Warehouse in Fontana CA

    SAFAVIEH PURCHASES 150,000 SQ. FT.
    WAREHOUSE IN CALIFORNIA

    PORT WASHINGTON, NY – Safavieh has purchased a new 150,000-foot warehouse in Fontana, CA in a strategic move that will significantly increase the speed of drop shipments to consumers on the west coast, according to Arash Yaraghi, a company principal. 


  • 03112011 Lane Sales to Represent Sphinx Broadloom in Northeast

    LANE SALES TO REPRESENT SPHINX
    BROADLOOM IN NORTHEAST

    DALTON, GA – Lane Sales, Inc. will represent Sphinx Broadloom in the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, according to Pat Muschamp, vice president of sales for Oriental Weavers USA.


  • 03152011 MAT Launches Two New Websites

    MAT RUG COMPANY LAUNCHES
    TWO NEW WEBSITES

    REDONDO BEACH, CA – M.A. Trading, Inc. (MAT), the company behind rug brands ‘MAT The Basics’ and ‘MAT Orange’, has launched two new customer-focused websites, according to Shakeel Ansari, chief executive officer.


  • 03182011 CMI Revamps Website

    CMI REVAMPS WEBSITE

    PAWTUCKET, RI – Colonial Mills, Inc. (CMI), has revamped its website with simple navigation and inviting colors, according to the company.


  • 03192011 Karastan To Open New High Point Showroom
    KARASTAN RUGS RETURNS
    TO HIGH POINT MARKET

    DALTON, GA -- Karastan Rugs is returning to the High Point International Home Furnishings Market. The company's new showroom will be located at the International Home Furnishings Center, C-409. The showroom is approximately 5,000 sq. ft.


  • 03282011 Surya Releases New Spring Catalog

    SURYA RELEASES
    NEW SPRING CATALOG

    CALHOUN, GA – Surya has released its new Spring Catalog which features hundreds of new products and a format that allows easy viewing, according to Satya Tiwari, president of the company.


  • 03292011 Radici Becomes Member of ORIA

    RADICI BECOMES MEMBER OF
    ORIENTAL RUG IMPORTERS ASSOC.

    SPARTANBURG, SC – Radici USA has become the newest member of The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA), according to Paolo Pegorari, general manager of the company.


















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