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2007 APRIL

  • 04142007 Pratt Partners with ASA for Seminar

    PRATT  AND ASA PARTNER FOR  
    APPRAISAL SEMINAR LED BY KERWICK

    NEW YORK - The Pratt Institute and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) have partnered to offer  a seminar on Fine and Decorative Art. The  certificate program is scheduled to run June 7 and 8, 2007.  The seminars will be led by Sharon Kerwick, a well-known specialist in rug appraisals.


Markets
  • 04092007WMC Summer 2007 Hotel Lineup

    WORLD MARKET CENTER LISTS
    HOTEL LINEUP FOR SUMMER MARKET

    LAS VEGAS - The World Market Center has listed 20 hotels offering special rates for attendees at this Summer's World Market, July 30 to Aug. 3, 2007. Prices range from $89 to $245 per night in the partner properties.


  • 04122007 High Point Trend Report Leatrice Eiseman

    High Point Market Trend Report
    HIGH FASHION COLORS FOR HOME
    TRENDING TO HUES FROM NATURE

    By Arthur Douglas Thayer

    HIGH POINT, NC -- Home  fashion colors for 2008 home are hues from nature including blue, green and brown, according to color guru Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.


  • 04182007 Rug and Furniture Partnerships by Thayer

    RUG AND FURNITURE  PARTNERSHIPS  RAISE LIFE-STYLE MERCHANDISING
    CONCEPTS TO  NEW LEVEL
    S

    Donald Trump, chairman of Trump Enterprises and Amir Mireskandari, president of Miresco Decorative Rugs.


    By Arthur Douglas Thayer

    HIGH POINT -- The concept of life-style merchandising gathered new momentum at this Spring's High Point  Market with an increase in the number of  formalized partnerships between furniture and rug suppliers.


Vendors
  • 04112007 Kaleen Opens Larger Showroom at AMC

    KALEEN OPENS NEW 3,100 SQ. FT.
    SHOWROOM AT AMERICASMART

    DALTON, GA - Kaleen will move to space 3C9, a 3,100 sq. ft. showroom in AmericasMart, nearly doubling its presence at the mart, according to Joe Barkley, executive vice president of Kaleen.


People
  • 04102007 Nourison Names Six
    NOURISON APPOINTS SIX
    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES

    SADDLE BROOK, NJ --  Nourison has named six account executives, according to Pat Muschamp, vice president of sales.


  • 04132007 828 Names Three

    828 INTERNATIONAL ADDS
    THREE IN REGIONAL SALES

    GREENVILLE, SC -- 828 International has named Cliff Christenson, David Kraus and Steve Cummins to its field sales team, according to Tom Morris, national sales manager for the rug importing company.


  • 04152007 Central Oriental Names Four Sales Professionals

    CENTRAL ORIENTAL ADDS
    FOUR SALES PROFESSIONALS

    WEST WARWICK, RI  --  Central Oriental has named David Moss, Dennis Weaver, Mike Garvey and Robert McCarthy to its team of sales professionals, according to Jim Thompson, vice president of sales and marketing.


Products
Retailers
  • 04112007 Rug & Home Foundation Donates $100,000

    RUG & HOME FOUNDATION DONATES
    $100,000 TO BENEFIT HOSPICE

    At presentation ceremony: Rakesh Agarwal, ceo of Rug & Home; Dr. Janet Bull, director of medical services, Four Seasons Hospice; Dolly Agarwal, president of Rug & Home; Aanchal Agarwal, vice president of Rug & Home; Cherry Meier, ceo of Four Seasons Hospice, and Tina Gentry, vice president of development and community relations for Four Seasons Hospice.


    HENDERSONVILLE, NC -- The Agarwal family and The Rug & Home Foundation have pledged $100,000 to establish the  "Agarwal Family Endowment Fund for Palliative Care€VbCrLf for the Four Seasons Hospice here.


Vendors
  • 04062007 Safavieh Opens New Customer Service Facility

    SAFAVIEH EXPANDS, INITIATES
    NEW MODEL FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

    PORT WASHINGTON, NY - Safavieh has completed construction of a 5,000 sq. ft. addition to its corporate headquarters to accommodate a new customer service system.


  • 04102007 Abbyson to Open Power of Home Store

    ABBYSON TO OPEN FIRST POWER OF HOME STORE IN LOS ANGELES AREA

     
    Artist's rendering of 8,000 sq. ft. Power of Home store.


    CANOGA PARK, CA --  Rug and furniture importer Abbyson Corp. will open its first retail venture in May at the newly remodeled Westfield Topango Canyon Mall.


  • 04132007 Shalom Feature
    SHALOM  HELPS RETAILERS BOOST RUG BUSINESS IN AN UP-AND-DOWN ECONOMY

    By Janet Herlihy

    NEW YORK - The rug business has been on an up-and-down ride over the past couple years, so Shalom Brothers is developing new techniques to help its retail customers close more sales.


  • 04192007 Due Process Stable Trading Co. Feature Story


    David Grasse

    LUXURY  MARKET
    IS KEY FOR
    DUE PROCESS STABLE TRADING


    By Janet Herlihy

    COLTS NECK, NJ -- From an historical location  that once served the sport of kings, Due Process Stable Trading Co., is prospering as a provider of furnishings also fit for royalty.


  • 04242007 Huck Finn Furniture Opens In-Store Capel Gallery

    HUCK FINN FURNITURE OPENS
    8,500 SQ. FT. CAPEL STORE-IN-STORE


    Entrance to Huck Finn's 8,500 sq. ft. Capel Gallery


    By Lissa Wyman

    ALBANY, NY-Huck Finn's Warehouse & More has opened an 8,500 sq. ft. Capel Rug store within its 400,000 sq. ft. home furnishings complex.


















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