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2010 MAY

  • 05022010 Rugnews.com Editorial: Paradign Shift at High Point Market

    Rugnews.com Editorial:
    RUG INDUSTRY IN PARADIGM SHIFT
    AT APRIL HIGH POINT MARKET

    By Lissa Wyman

    The rug category is experiencing a paradigm shift in High Point. Rug vendors are finally accepting the idea that they are not mere visitors from a galaxy far, far away, they are part of the larger universe of home accessories.


  • 05102010 Spider Silk Rug on Display at American Museum of Natural History

    SPIDER SILK RUG ON DISPLAY AT AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

    Spider Silk Rug
    Courtesy of AMNH\R. Mickens

    NEW YORK – An extremely rare textile, woven from gold-colored silk thread produced by more than one million spiders in Madagascar, goes on display Wednesday, September 23, 2010 at the American Museum of Natural History's grand gallery, here. The contemporary textile, measuring 11'x 4’, took four years to make .


Markets
  • 05122010 High Point Releases Spring 2010 Market Results

    HIGH POINT RELEASES VIDEO
    REPORT ON SPRING MARKET

    HIGH POINT, NC – High Point Market Authority has released a video report of its Spring 2010 Market results.  According to Brian Casey, president and chief executive officer, this market saw its largest increase in Home Furnishings professionals in two years with over 77,000 in attendance. To view the Spring Market video, click here.


  • 05242010 World Market Center Integrates Five Market Websites

    LV WORLD MARKET CENTER  
    LAUNCHES FIVE WEBSITES

    LAS VEGAS – World Market Center Las Vegas (WMCLV) has launched five new websites. WMCLV said these websites would be the cornerstone of an integrated online platform to deliver more information, more customized market planning tools and more productivity to those who interact with its brands. 


Obituaries
  • 05042010 Elizabeth Miller Dies

    KARASTAN SR. VP
    ELIZABETH MILLER
    DIES

     


    Elizabeth Miller


    TREVOSE, PA -- Funeral service were held Wednesday, May 5 for  Elizabeth Miller, senior vice president of style and design for Karastan. She died May 3 at age 50 after a valiant battle with breast cancer.



People
Products
  • 05182010 The Decorative Carpet to be Published Sept 2010

    THE DECORATIVE CARPET  TO
    BE PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER 2010

    Cover of Perrachon's new book The Decorative Carpet.

    NEW YORK – The Decorative Carpet -- Fine Handmade Rugs in Contemporary Interiors  by Alix Perrachon will be published Sept. 28, 2010 by The Monacelli Press, an imprint of Random House.


  • 05192010 Liora Manne Launches New Fabric Collection

    LIORA MANNE LAUNCHES
    NEW FABRIC COLLECTION

    NEW YORK – Liora Manné has launched its new Liora Manné Textiles collection. Made of polyester microfiber, the collection will be distributed by Trans-Ocean.


  • 05202010 Nourison Rug Featured in Award Winning Design Project

    NOURISON RUG FEATURED IN AWARD WINNING INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT  

    SADDLE BROOK, NJ – A Nourison rug from the Expressions collection was featured in Julie Carroll's interior design project titled 'Dream Room' at Decorating Den Interior’s design conference in New Orleans this year.  Carroll was honored with a first place award for the second year in a row.


  • 06132010 Emma Gardner Launches Emma at Home Label

    EMMA GARDNER LAUNCHES
    EMMA AT HOME BRAND

    LITCHFIELD, CT – Emma Gardner Design will launch a new label, Emma at Home, during the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, May 15 to 18, 2010 at the Jacob K Javits Center in New York.  Chandra Rug is the company's rug licensing partner for the new brand.


Retailers
  • 05172010 Ethan Allen Opens a New Design Center in Kentucky

    ETHAN ALLEN OPENS
    KENTUCKY DESIGN CENTER

    PADUCAH, KY – Ethan Allen is opening a 6,375 sq. ft. Design Center here with grand opening ceremonies scheduled for May 22,,  2010.  Farooq Kathwari, Ethan Allen's chairman, president and chief executive officer, will be present.


  • 05182010 Home Depot Reports First Quarter Earnings

    HOME DEPOT REPORTS FIRST QUARTER RESULTS; UPDATES OUTLOOK

    ATLANTA – The Home Depot reported first quarter 2010 net earnings of $725 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, compared with net earnings of $514 million, or $0.30 per diluted share in the same period of fiscal 2009.  Based on its year-to-date performance, the company updated its fiscal 2010 guidance and now expects sales to be up approximately 3.5% for the year.


Vendors
  • 05052010 Majestic Rug Corporate Profile
    MAJESTIC REVAMPS OPERATIONS
    AND MARKETING STRATEGIES

    Lissa Wyman

    NORWOOD, NJ -- Majestic Rug has moved to a new corporate headquarters and distribution center here, reflecting the company's streamlined marketing approach.


  • 05172010 Shaw Releases IPhone Application

    SHAW RELEASES NEW
    IPHONE APPLICATION

    DALTON, GA – Shaw Industries has released a new iPhone application, named Carpet Stain Center. It  provides information on carpet stain removal procedures for most common household stains, according to Dani Brock, Shaw’s Anso nylon marketing manager.


  • 05192010 Celia Inc Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    CUSTOM SPECIALIST CELIA, INC
    CELEBRATES 35TH ANNIVERSARY

    LOS ANGELES – Celia Blum, president and founder of Celia, Inc is celebrating the company’s 35th anniversary.  Blum is also currently the managing director of White Oak Carpet Mills, a manufacturer of wool custom carpet and rugs. 


  • 05192010 Wools of New Zealand Launches Wool College

    WOOLS OF NEW ZEALAND
    LAUNCHES WOOL COLLEGE

    MARIETTA, GA – Wools of New Zealand has launched an interactive, online training college designed to enhance the wool skills of retailer salespersons and mill representatives.


  • 05212010 Shaw, McDonough and Schwarzenegger join for Green Products Innovation Launch

     BIGWIGS JOIN SCHWARZENEGGER TO LAUNCH GREEN PRODUCTS INSTITUTE

    DALTON, GA – Representatives from Shaw Industries Group, Inc. joined California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and William McDonough at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, CA this month for an event marking the launch of the Green Products Innovation Institute (GPII).


  • 05262010 Safavieh Introduces New Magazine-Style Catalogs

    SAFAVIEH UNVEILS NEW
    MAGAZINE-FORMAT CATALOGS


    PORT WASHINGTON, NY —Safavieh has unveiled the first series of product and lifestyle catalogs as part of a comprehensive redesign of the company’s new print and web marketing efforts. 


















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