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2019 MARCH

  • 03012019 Flooring America's Keith Spano Weighs in on E-Commerce Rugs
    FLOORING AMERICA'S KEITH SPANO WEIGHS IN ON E-COMMERCE RUGS
     
     
    Keith Spano, president of Flooring America/Flooring Canada and The Floor Trader Group, meets with RugNews.com at the co-op's winter 2019 Connextion to discuss area rug sales in-store and with Rugs.Shop.

    OXON HILL, Md. -- At the 2019 Flooring America/Flooring Canada winter convention, RugNews.com sits down with key execs Keith Spano, president, and Frank Chiera, SVP to discuss the co-op's new area rug e-commerce initiatives.


     
  • 03012019 HRI Officially Announces New Wesley Mancini Licensing Program
    HRI OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES NEW WESLEY MANCINI LICENSE PROGRAM


    HRI announces the launch of its first licensing program in collaboration with renowned fabric designer Wesley Mancini at High Point Market.

    NEW YORK -- Harounian Rugs International (HRI) officially takes the wraps off first licensed program with textile designer Wesley Mancini.


  • 03022019 John S. McGeary, Mohawk Home Territory Manager, Dies at 57

    JOHN S. MCGEARY, MOHAWK HOME TERRITORY MANAGER, DIES AT 57 

    ALLENTOWN, Penn. -- Longtime floor covering industry sales executive John S. McGeary III, 57, died at home here on February 27, 2019.


  • 03052019 Jan Kath Design Carpet Gallery features Works by Mark Gagnon in 'Spring Awakening' Exhibition
    JAN KATH DESIGN NYC CARPET GALLERY FEATURES WORKS BY MARK GAGNON IN 'SPRING AWAKENING' EXHIBITION
     
     
    Jan Kath Design will run a NYC exhibition showcasing its rugs with art by Mark Gagnon. Shown, the Tabriz Fashion Artwork 8 Carpet with Gagnon's 18-century papier-mache chair.

    NEW YORK -- Jan Kath Design - NYC in collaboration with Haas Art Advisory announces the exhibition of New York based artist Mark Gagnon.


     
  • 03052019 Obeetee Announces New Collections Launching at NY Home Fashions Market
    OBEETEE ANNOUNCES NEW COLLECTIONS LAUNCHING AT NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET

    The Amira collection, one of Obeetee's most popular hand-knotted lines,  is offered at the company's entry price point. Shown, the Aizaa design.

    NEW YORK -- Obeetee, India's largest luxury carpet maker, announces the introduction of new collections premiering at New York Market Week, March 18-23, 2019.


  • 03052019 Thibault Van Renne Celebrates New London Showroom
     THIBAULT VAN RENNE CELEBRATES NEW LONDON SHOWROOM 
     
     
    Thibault Van Renne celebrates the opening of new Chelsea Harbour showroom with a grand opening party during London Design Week 2019.

    LONDON -- Thibault Van Renne and O&A London are celebrating the opening of their new showroom here at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.

  • 03062019 Jaipur Living Named a TrendWatch Winner at Spring High Point Market
    JAIPUR LIVING NAMED A TRENDWATCH WINNER FOR SPRING HIGH POINT MARKET
     
     

    The Eco trend identified by High Point Market for Spring 2019 features Great Barrier Reef colors (left) like those in the Polaris collection's Zenith rug by Jaipur Living (detail right).


    ACWORTH, Ga. -- Global rug and textile furnishings company Jaipur Living has been selected as a TrendWatch Winner for the upcoming Spring High Point Market, running April 6-10, in North Carolina.

     


  • 03062019 Diverse Group of Exhibitors Tests the Waters at First Domotex USA
    DIVERSE GROUP OF EXHIBITORS TESTS THE WATERS AT FIRST DOMOTEX USA


    The first Domotex USA, held last week at the Georgia World Congress Center, is scheduled to return in early February, 2020.

    ATLANTA -- The inaugural Domotex USA debuted at the Georgia World Congress Center here from Feb. 28 through March 2 with an international mix of hard surface flooring, area rugs, carpeting, and related products.

  • 03062019 Dynamic Rugs Revamps Roll Runner Program for NY Home Fashions Market Debut
    DYNAMIC RUGS REVAMPS ROLL RUNNER PROGRAM FOR NEW YORK HOME FASHIONS MARKET DEBUT
     

     Dynamic Rugs will unveil its revamped 92-SKU roll runner program at NY Home Fashions Market. Shown, a popular Ancient Garden design

    NEW YORK -- Dynamic Rugs is re-inventing its roll runner program in time for the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market, running March 18-21.


  • 03082019 Surya Returns to New York Home Fashions Market
    SURYA RETURNS TO NEW YORK HOME FASHIONS MARKET

    Surya will participate in the upcoming New York Home Fashion Week and introduces several new collections including Chester. Shown, detail of Chester design 2306

    NEW YORK -- The Georgia-based Surya, with market showrooms in Atlanta and High Point, heads to the Big Apple to participate once again in New York Home Fashions Market, running from March 18-21.


  • 03092019 GoodWeave Congratulates Stephanie Odegard on Winning the 2018 Iqbal Mashi Award
    GOODWEAVE CONGRATULATES ODEGARD ON WINNING 2018 IQBAL MASHI AWARD


    Stephanie Odegard has been named co-recipient of the 2018 Iqbal Mashi Award for the elimination of child labor, a cause she championed at Odegard Carpets and as a founding member of GoodWeave. 

    Washington, DC-- GoodWeave congratulates Stephanie Odegard on winning the Iqbal Masih Award for implementing extraordinary efforts that have contributed toward the reduction of the worst forms of child labor.


     
  • 03112019 Dynamic Rugs Debuts Renovated Showroom, Numerous Collections for New York Market
    DYNAMIC RUGS DEBUTS RENOVATED SHOWROOM, NUMEROUS COLLECTIONS FOR NEW YORK MARKET 


    Dynamic Rugs brings a range of fresh rugs, from hand-knot to machine-made to New York Home Fashions Market. Shown, Chateau 98203 

    NEW YORK -- In addition to continuing to celebrate 25 years in business, Dynamic Rugs is unveiling scores of new products in a range of constructions in its just-renovated New York showroom.


     
  • 03112019 Mohawk Home Introduces Four Innovative Constructions at NY Home Fashions Market
    MOHAWK HOME INTRODUCES FOUR INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTIONS AT NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET
     
    Debuting during New York Home Fashions Week, Prairie, made in a mix of fiber types from Mohawk Home, is a continuation of the farmhouse trend. Shown, Lavina.

    NEW YORK -- Mohawk Home will unveil four innovative new area rug constructions and showcase six new collections at its 295 Fifth Ave. showroom (Suite 1412) during the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market, March 18-21, 2019. 


  • 03122019 10 Rug Exhibitors Showcase Artistry at BD West in Los Angeles
    10 RUG EXHIBITORS SHOWCASE ARTISTRY AT BD WEST IN LOS ANGELES

    BD West opens this week with top names like Liora Manne showcasing creative solutions for hospitality installations, like the designer's Canvas Kenya collection featuring a new application of her Lamontage process.

    LOS ANGELES -- Leading off the 2019 circuit of interior design shows focusing on the hospitality market, BD West opens this week with 10 area rug exhibitors on the roster.
     

  • 03142019 Nourison Rolls Out Rugs Geared to NY Home Fashions Market Shoppers
    NOURISON ROLLS OUT RUGS GEARED TO NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET SHOPPERS


    The Passion collection from Nourison debuts at NY Home Fashions Market in vibrant colors with distressed details like those of this classic Persian motif with central 8-point star medallion. 

    SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- Nourison will introduce accent rugs detailed with fringe and tassels, coir doormats with spring and Americana themes, and utility rugs in new colors at New York Home Fashions Market, March 18-21, 2019. 


  • 03152019 Rug Buyers' Shopping Guide to NY Home Fashions Market
    RUG BUYERS' SHOPPING GUIDE TO NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET

    Buyers visiting NYC rug showrooms will find a fresh crop of florals in every look from dark and moody to photo-realistic, and adaptations of chintz, crewel, and even Asian blossoms.

    NEW YORK -- Rug buyers shopping the spring 2019 edition of New York Home Fashions Market can expect lots of proprietary but affordable designs, all takes on the newest fashion trends in interior design and couture apparel.


  • 03182019 Margaritaville Lifestyle Brands and Trans-Ocean Announce Island-Inspired Rug Collection
    MARGARITAVILLE LIFESTYLE BRANDS AND TRANS-OCEAN ANNOUNCE ISLAND-INSPIRED RUG COLLECTION


    Debuting at this week's New York Home Fashions Market, the collaboration between Margaretville and Trans-Ocean features mats, accent and area rugs in the Bahama Breeze collection.

    NEW YORK -- Trans-Ocean Imports and Margaritaville Lifestyle Brands announced the launch of their new line of Margaritaville-branded rugs. 



  • 03182019 Surya Looks to Broaden Mass Market Customer Base with NY Market Homecoming
    SURYA LOOKS TO BROADEN MASS MARKET CUSTOMER BASE WITH NY MARKET HOMECOMING


    Satya Tiwari, president of Surya, is meeting with mass merchants this week at the company's Prince George Ballroom showroom, and offering lots of innovate private label design concepts along with 10 new value-driven machine made collections.

    NEW YORK -- Surya has returned to New York Home Fashions Market with a broad selection of collections ready to be personalized for mass market retailers.


  • 03222018 Nourison Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website with Enhanced Functionality
    NOURISON LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE-FRIENDLY WEBSITE WITH ENHANCED FUNCTIONALITY
     

    The home page for Nourison's new website announces the company's new redesign delivering an enhanced shopping experience for over 10,000 products.


    SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Nourison has launched a newly designed website at www.nourison.com, with an enhanced online experience to help customers easily explore and shop the company's extensive selection of products and services.


  • 03252019 Las Vegas Market to Debut New Layout for Temporary Gift and Home Exhibits
    LAS VEGAS MARKET TO DEBUT NEW LAYOUT FOR TEMPORARY GIFT AND
    HOME EXHIBITS


    The Pavilions will showcase 500-plus lines in six categories all under one roof for the summer 2019 market.

    LAS VEGAS  -- Las Vegas Market announced today that it will debut a dynamic new floor plan for its temporary exhibits at summer 2019 Las Vegas Market, running July 28 - Aug. 1, 2019. 


  • 03262019 At Home Promotes Peter Corsa to President
    HOME DECOR SUPERSTORE AT HOME PROMOTES PETER CORSA TO PRESIDENT


    PLANO, Texas -- At Home Group Inc., the home décor superstore, announces the promotion of Peter Corsa to President. He will also continue to serve as the company's CEO.


  • 03262019 Nourison Debuts Several New Rugs and a New One-of-a-Kind Gallery at High Point Market
    NOURISON DEBUTS SEVERAL NEW RUGS AND A NEW ONE-OF-A-KIND GALLERY AT HIGH POINT MARKET

    Nourison will showcase its latest one-of-a-kind rugs in a new dedicated High Point gallery within its first floor space. Shown, Milky Way

    HIGH POINT, N.C.-- Nourison is debuting a new one-of-a-kind area rug gallery at High Point Market, in addition to releasing a number of new area rug collections and designs. 



  • 03272019 Daniel Lubner Shares Clive Daniel Home's Winning Strategies
     DANIEL LUBNER SHARES CLIVE DANIEL HOME'S WINNING STRATEGIES
     

    Daniel Lubner, CEO, shares insights on Clive Daniel's total home philosophy, the importance of area rugs, design professionals and the retailer's proprietary new room visualization technology.

    NAPLES, Fla. -- Clive Daniel Home's Daniel Lubner discusses a thriving rug and interior design businesses and innovative, tech-driven approach to its total home destination strategy for consumers and designers alike. 


  • 03272019 New and Returning Exhibitors Ready Product Debuts at Showplace
    NEW AND RETURNING EXHIBITORS READY PRODUCT DEBUTS AT SHOWPLACE


    High Point Market unveils new products from Showplace showrooms: Jaipur Living Inspirit Elyas rug, Capris Furniture chair and Inspire Me! Home Décor Debut at TOV Furniture.


    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- New and returning tenants are debuting innovative collections in Showplace for spring 2019 High Point Market, running April 6 - April 10, 2019.


  • 03282019 Loloi, Kalaty and Dalyn among 24 New, Expanded and Relocated Showrooms Debuting at High Point
    LOLOI, KALATY AND DALYN AMONG 24 NEW, EXPANDED AND RELOCATED SHOWROOMS DEBUTING AT IHFC 
     
    Kalaty will host a designer meet and greet at its new IHFC showroom during spring High Point Market. The celebration includes a giveaway of this Juno collection hand-knotted rug.

    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Of the more than 14 new, and 10 expanding or relocating exhibitors making their debuts at the spring 2019 High Point Market, are rug companies Dalyn, Kalaty and Loloi.



  • 03302019 Walmart Debuts Exclusive Drew Barrymore Flower Home Collection
    WALMART DEBUTS EXCLUSIVE DREW BARRYMORE FLOWER HOME COLLECTION


    Drew Barrymore Flower Home debuts on Walmart and Hayneedle websites with exclusive furniture and home décor designed and curated by the actress. Hand-tufted Abstract Marble rug shown.

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Walmart and Drew Barrymore have launched Drew Barrymore Flower Home, a collection of furniture and décor inspired by the actress's personal travels and familiar places she holds dear. 


  • 03312019 Jaipur Living Expands Custom Rug Size Program: 600+ Rugs at Significantly Shorter Lead Times
    JAIPUR LIVING EXPANDS CUSTOM RUG SIZE PROGRAM: 600+ RUGS AT SIGNIFICANTLY SHORTER LEAD TIMES


    Jaipur Living now customizes 600-plus rugs, and dramatically reduces turnaround time for custom sizes in an expanded program to be presented at High Point Market. Shown Kai collection rug on floor; Basis BI-22 behind console.

    ACWORTH, GA -- Global rug and textile furnishings leader Jaipur Living has expanded its custom rug program while significantly reducing turnaround time for custom sizes.


















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