Business Round Up: MOMENTUM AT SUMMER MARKETS SHOULD HERALD STRONG FALL SELLING
LOTS OF PRODUCT, FEW COMPLAINTS AT ATLANTA SHOW
By Lissa Wyman
ATLANTA -- Summer markets are traditionally slower than Winter, and this July's event was no exception. However, after the lights dimmed and the orders were counted, many vendors said the results were quite good.
LAS VEGAS -- The handful of rug vendors showing last week at the Las Vegas World Market Center were exuberantly congratulating themselves for getting in on the first wave of the new West Coast market experience.
CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE ACCELERATES FOR LAS VEGAS WMC GROWTH, LARGE FLOOR COVERING COMPLEX PLANNED
LAS VEGAS -- Construction schedules have been accelerated for the next phase of World Market Center growth, including the half-million sq. ft. rug and floor covering center in Building 3,. according to Jack Kashani, a managing partner of WMC.
828 INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS TO NEW WAREHOUSE AND OFFICE COMPLEX GREENVILLE, SC-828 International is moving its operations to a 90,000 sq. ft. facility that will house the company's executive offices, customer service center and warehouse.
HURRICANE KATRINA CAUSES DISRUPTIONS FOR DIXIE GROUP FACILITY
CHATTANOOGA, TN -- The Dixie Group, Inc., parent company of Masland, Fabrica International and Dixie Home products is experiencing temporary disruptions at its distribution facility in Saraland, AL, due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina.