Industry Rallies to Aid Hurrican Relief Efforts: NATCO TENT SALE TO BENEFIT HURRICANE KATRINA VICTIMS
Natco Home Fashions will donate 100% of the profits from a Tent Sale to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina.
The sale is being held in Natco's home town of Warwick, RI the last two weekends of September.
"We will all be out working hard and plan to send a very nice check to the Red Cross on behalf of all of the employees at Natco Home," said Jim Thompson, vice president of sales and marketing for Natco Home rugs.
ASID STUDY PROVIDES INSIGHTS INTO SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZE DESIGN FIRMS
WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has published Inside Small and Medium Design Firms, a new research report which provides insights into the word of interior design. The study covers the make-up, operations, projects undertaken and products specified for small and medium size firms.
Industry Rallies to Aid Hurrican Relief Efforts: LAS VEGAS WORLD MARKET CENTER FORMS HURRICANE RELIEF FUND
LAS VEGAS -- World Market Center has formed the Las Vegas Market Relief Fund, designed to help rebuild the communities, homes and lives of displaced families whom have been impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
Home Textile Market Pre-Show Report: BROAD SPECTRUM OF HOME PRODUCTS TO BE SHOWN AT JAVITS OCTOBER SHOW
NEW YORK -- A broad spectrum of home product categories will be offered at the House to HomeMarket, Sunday, Oct.16 through Wednesday, October 19, 2005, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
SHAW LIVING NAMES CURTIN VP OF SALES FOR SPECIALTY AND FURNITURE STORES
DALTON, GA. -- Jim Curtin has been promoted to vice president of sales for Shaw Living. He will report to Jeff Meadows, division vice president. He will focus on the floor covering, furniture, rug speciality and buying group channels of retail distribution.
MARSHALL FIELD'S WILL BECOME MACY'S UNDER NEW FEDERATED CONSOLIDATION
CINCINNATI-- The Marshall Field's nameplate will be converted to Macy's according to parent company Federated Department Stores, Inc. The move is part of a series of strategic decisions to build the company's Macy's and Bloomingdale's brands and reduce costs. When the plan is put into place, Federated with operate approximately 850 Macy's Stores and 40 Bloomingdale stores.
Celebration design includes a subtle pink ribbon symbol. This pattern was created by noted fabric and rug designer Carla Weisberg.
MANCHESTER, NH - Carpet One retailers in the U.S. and Canada will participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During October, the retail co-operative will raise funds with the sale of welcome mats incorporating the familiar pink ribbon symbolizing breast cancer.
SHAW INDUSTRIES LAUNCHES NATIONAL CONSUMER ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN
DALTON, GA -- Shaw Industries has initiated a major national consumer advertising campaign. The "I Want a Floor€VbCrLf ads will appear in home-oriented publications such as Good Housekeeping, Better Homes & Gardens, Ladies' Home Journal, Real Simple, O, The Oprah Magazine; Country Living, Southern Living, Sunset, Traditional Home and others.
What is So Fair as a Day in Maine? Especially While Touring Central's Manufacturing Plant!
Wayne Bentley, Jordan Furniture's rug buyer with Jim Thompson, vice president of marketing for Central Oriental. Central recently hosted a plant tour in Sanford, ME for the entire rug staff of Jordan's, the Boston-based Furniture giant .