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2005 April

  • 04182005 Design Group Wins Addy Award

    DESIGN GROUP WINS ADDY AWARD FOR WORK WITH RUG AND CARPET CLIENTS

    LAGRANGE, GA - Design Group, an ad agency specializing in the floor covering business,  has been honored with ADDY awards for outstanding graphics and marketing  campaigns for Orian, Jaipur Rugs and Delos.


  • 04272005 Guest Editorial Internet

    Guest Editorial:
    MAKING THE INTERNET WORK
    FOR YOUR BUSINESS

     By Cem Adiguzel

    We all know the Internet is changing the way the world does business. But how can you make it work for you?


Markets
  • 04012005 LasVegas Market Expansion

    WORLD MARKET CENTER TO EXPAND BY 60 PERCENT TO 12 MILLION SQUARE FEET
     
    LAS VEGAS  - The World Market Center here will expand to 12 million square feet of home furnishings exhibition area, according to WMC officials.


  • 04102005 Shaw Becoming Major Force in Home Textiles
    SHAW LIVING BECOMING A MAJOR FORCE
     IN HOME TEXTILES INDUSTRY


    Jeff Meadows, vice president of Shaw Living and John McLeod, vp sales and marketing for Shaw Living's mass market division.
     


    By Lissa Wyman

    NEW YORK -- Shaw Living is emerging as a major force in the home textiles business.


  • 04132005 NY Home Textiles Show Report
    NY Home Textiles Market Report:
    RUG INDUSTRY DISCOVERING TECHNIQUES
    TO PENETRATES TEXTILES CHANNEL
     
    By Lissa Wyman

    NEW YORK -- The rug business has transformed itself into the home textile business during  this week's New York Home Textiles Market.


  • 04152005 High Point Market Business Report First Day

    High Point First Day Market Report:
    HIGH FASHION, LOW PRICES ARE KEY INGREDIENTS FOR HIGH POINT MARKET



    Ann Nusbaum, center, rug buyer for CCA Global Partners, visits the Karastan High Point showroom on opening day. She's with Karastan's senior vp  Bill Storey, left,  and regional vp, Kevin Welch.

    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC - Fashion (high) and prices (low) are the key ingredients to success at the High Point International Home Furnishings Market.


  • 04162005 High Point Showroom Cross Merchandising

    RUG SHOWROOMS GET PIZZAZZ
    WITH CROSS-MERCHANDISING


    Who says cross-merchandising should be confined to home furnishings? Liora Manne's Market Square Showroom shows the designer's range of licensed products from rugs to lighting to art glass to handbags and shoes.
     

    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC - Rug suppliers are discovering that it takes more than pretty rugs to attract the attention of High Point furniture buyers.  Lifestyle presentations and cross-merchandised vignettes are becoming more prevalent in rug showrooms.


     

  • 04192005 High Point Cross Merchandising
     CROSS MERCHANDISING: IT'S NOT
     JUST FOR BIG LICENSING PROGRAMS


    Surya's Goa collection is designed to coordinate with Rowe Furniture's upholstery patterns.


    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC -- Cross merchandising is not confined to big licensing programs. Several rug vendors are taking a pro-active role in the coordination of their rugs with specific furniture and accessories lines.


  • 04202005 Janelle Lampp Trend Report
    High Point Report:
    HOME FURNISHINGS TRENDS:
    HERE AND GONE IN A FLASH

    By Janelle Lampp

    HIGH POINT, NC -- Home furnishings design and color trends are moving so quickly, they have become little more than fads.


  • 04272005 High Point Market WrapUp
    High Point Market Wrap-Up:
    SHOWROOMS WEREN'T CROWDED,
    BUT VENDORS REMAIN OPTIMISTIC

    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC  -  High Point rug showrooms are rarely teaming with buyers, but that doesn't mean the Spring furniture market was a bust.


  • 04282005 Sphinx to Participate in NYMetro Market

    OW SPHINX WILL PARTICIPATE IN
    NY METRO MARKET WEEK SEPT. 26 TO 30

    NEW YORK -- The second annual  Metro Rug Alliance  Market Week  has been scheduled for Monday, Sept. 26 through Friday, Sept. 30, 2005.


  • 05032005 Pier Show Exhibitors

    INTERIOR DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS TO ATTEND NEW YORK TRADE FAIR AT PIER 94

    NEW YORK -- Architects and interior design professionals are being invited to attend the  International Carpet Show at Pier 94, Sept. 27 to 30, according to Dennis Dodds, owner of the show.


  • 4102005 NY Home Textiles Market People Pix Intro

     

    BUYERS, VENDORS SPRING INTO
    THE NEW MARKET SEASON


    Fred Meyer visits Momeni: Austin Craley, vice president of sales for Momeni; Steve Ramsby, northwest sales agent; Jayme Janin, Fred Meyer home division trend and product coordinator, and Jacque LeMay, Fred Meyer buyer for home decor and lighting. Fred Meyer is headquartered in Portland, OR

    NY Market People Pix, click here


People
  • 04132005 828 Names Morris


    Tom Morris

    828 NAMES MORRIS NORTHEAST REGIONAL MANAGER

    For details on Morris' appointment, click here


  • 04132005 High Point People Pix Wednesday


    EARLY BIRDS AT HIGH POINT MARKET

    Charles A. Skaugstad, Jr., owner of The Mansion in Iowa City and Theodore R. Irvine, president of The Mansion in Des Moines join Roy Evans, Feizy's executive director of national sales. They were part of a growing number of buyers enjoy the High Point experience before the official opening on Thursday.


  • 04192005 AMC Promotes Malkiewicz
    AMERICASMART PROMOTES MALKIEWICZ
    TO HEAD HOME ACCENTS & FINE LINENS

    ATLANTA -- Kevin Malkiewicz has been promoted to executive director, Home Accents & Fine Linens Center for AmericasMart Atlanta.


  • 04262005 New Moon Promotes Baker

    NEW MOON PROMOTES BAKER TO
    NATIONAL MARKETING AND SALES MGR.

     

    WILMINGTON, DE -- Ned Baker has been promoted to national marketing and sales manager for New Moon, according to John Kurtz, president.


Vendors
Products
  • 04132005 Feizy Wrangler Home Collections

    FEIZY TEAMS UP WITH WRANGLER HOME;
    INTRODUCING FIVE MAJOR COLLECTIONS

    HIGH POINT  -- Feizy Rugs and Wrangler Home have entered into a licensing agreement in which Feizy is producing a large collection of rugs that co-ordinate with the Wrangler Home  Coming Home collections of furnishings and decorative accessories.


  • 04182005 Raymond Waites Orient Express Collection
    RAYMOND WAITES AND ORIENT EXPRESS
     INTRODUCE  HAND TUFTED COLLECTION


    Raymond Waites and Martha Ann Stuckey of Stuckey Bros. furniture, Mt. Pleasant, SC in  the Orient Express showroom in High Point.

    By Lissa Wyman  

    HIGH POINT, NC -- Raymond Waites has entered the hand made rug business with a new licensing partnership with Orient Express Rug Importers, the Los Angeles-based importer.


Retailers
  • 04022005 CarpetOne Final Four Tournament

    CARPET ONE ROLLS OUT RED CARPET
    FOR NCAA  BASKETBALL FINAL FOUR

    ST. LOUIS --  Carpet One is rolling out the red carpet for the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four tournament this weekend.


  • 04082005Carpets of Dalton Dream Home

    CARPETS OF DALTON UNVEILS SIXTH EDITION OF IN-STORE DREAM HOME
     
    DALTON, GA. -- The sixth edition of the American Home Showplace Dream Home was officially unveiled last month on the Carpets of Dalton campus here.


     

  • 04202005 Abbey Opens Store in Naples

    ABBEY  UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART LABORATORY STORE IN FLORIDA

    New 20,000 sq. ft. Abbey Carpet store has official grand opening this week in Naples, FL
     


     

    By Lissa Wyman

    NAPLES, FL -- Floor covering industry big-wigs are gathering  this week to celebrate the opening bash at Abbey Carpet of Naples, a 20,000 sq. ft. company-owned store that will function as a laboratory for floor covering retailing.


Vendors
  • 04052005 TaiPing Acquires Edward Fields

    HONG KONG BASED TAI PING PURCHASES
    CUSTOM RUG MAKER  EDWARD FIELDS


    NEW YORK -- Edward Fields, Inc., the custom rug maker, has been acquired by Tai Ping, the Hong Kong-based supplier of floor coverings.


  • 04092005 Abbyson Catalog, Ad Campaign

    ABBYSON INTRODUCES NEW CATALOG
    AND LAUNCHES NEW  AD CAMPAIGN
     

    CHATSWORTH, CA -- Abbyson Corp. is launching a new multi-pronged marketing campaign next week  at the HIgh Point International Furniture market. 


  • 04132005 Central Oriental Moving to Textiles
    CENTRAL ORIENTAL/NATCO EXPANDS
    RUG BUSINESS FOR MASS MARKET

    NEW YORK -- Central Oriental is making a major expansion into the  mass market/home textiles channel. It is part of the growth initiative that is transforming Natco Home into one of the giants of  the U.S.  textiles industry.


  • 04222005 Surya Leases Las Vegas Showroom

    SURYA RUGS SIGNS LEASE FOR
    LAS VEGAS MARKET CENTER

     

    ADAIRSVILLE, GA. -- Surya Rugs has signed a lease for a showroom at The Las Vegas World Market Center, according to Chandra Tiwari, chairman.


Markets
  • 04042005 Amir Aziz Returns to Atlanta Market

    AMIR AZIZ/BENJAMIN RETURNING
    TO ATLANTA MART  RUG CENTER

    ATLANTA --  Amir Aziz & Son is returning to AmericasMart Atlanta's Area Rug Center  after a nine-year absence. Amir Aziz markets rugs under the  Benjamin Rug Imports brand.


















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