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Article 2005 March
03102005 ORIA Forms Child Welfare Fun
ORIENTAL RUG IMPORTERS ASSOCIATION ESTABLISHES CHILD WELFARE FUND S
ECAUCUS, NJ -- The Oriental Rug Importers Association has incorporated the ORIA Child Welfare Fund, Inc., as a charitable tax-exempt organization, according to Andrew Peykar, president of ORIA.
03302005 Ferullo Donates Kidney
FERULLO ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY AFTER DONATING KIDNEY TO BROTHER BOSTON -- Mark Ferullo, vice president of 828 International Trading is recovering at home for a few weeks after donating a kidney to his brother, Robert.
03162005 828 Showroom Promotion
CHINA TRIP IS GRAND PRIZE IN 828 HIGH POINT SHOWROOM PROMOTION
GREENVILLE, SC -- A trip to Beijing will be the grand prize in 828 International Trading's High Point showroom promotion during the International Home Furnishings Market.
03172005 Las Vegas Market at Same Time as Surfaces
LAS VEGAS MARKET CENTER WINTER MARKET TO CO-INCIDE WITH SURFACES LAS VEGAS -- The Las Vegas World Market Center will conduct its winter home furnishings market Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, 2006. The dates co-incide with the Surfaces International Floor Covering Exposition scheduled for the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas Feb. 1 to 3, 2006.
03222005 Letter to Editor Surya
Letter to the Editor:
LAS VEGAS MARKET TIMING IS GREAT
Dear Rugnews.com: C
ontrary to Bill Mitcheson's opinion, I think it is a great idea to have both The Las Vegas Market and Surfaces shows at the same time in 2006.
03222005 NY Pier Show Announced
PIER SHOW IN NEW YORK TO RUN PARALLEL TO NEW YORK METRO MARKET EVENT NEW YORK -- A new Oriental rug show is being planned for New York Tuesday, Sept. 27 to Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, according to Dennis Dodds, the organizer of the event.
The NYICS will run concurrently with the second edition of the New York Metro Market, which is sponsored by the New York Metro Rug Alliance.
03302005 Capel Scooter Sweepstakes
SCOOTER SWEEPSTAKES AT CAPEL Capel will give away an an Italian Vespa Stella Scooter with sidecar and a Finesse outdoor rug during the High Point International Furniture Market. Retailers can enter the sweepstakes April 14 to 19 at Capel's Market Square showroom, suite 112. The winner will be drawn on Tuesday, April 19th at 1:00 p.m.
03232005 Nourison Appoints Taylor
NOURISON APPOINTS TAYLOR ACCOUNT EXEC IN MIDWEST SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- Nourison has named Walt Taylor to the new post of account executive for Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
03082005 Colonial Names Three
COLONIAL MILLS PROMOTES THREE PAWTUCKET, RI -- Colonial Mills, Inc. has promoted Meredith Scarlata to the position of sales support manager and has named Kristin Henderson and Gregg Scarlata as sales support associates.
03252005 Orian Names Horlacher
HORLACHER JOINS ORIAN AS NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
ANDERSON, SC. -- Bill Horlacher has joined Orian as national sales manager, according to Don Newton, senior vice president of sales and marketing.
03012005 Avalon Donates $50,000 to Charity AVALON RETAIL CHAIN DONATES
$50,000 TO THREE CHARITIES
CHERRY HILL, NJ - Avalon Carpet, Tile & Flooring recently donated $50,000 to be shared among three charities in southern New Jersey .
03022005 Editorial Federated-May Merger
Editorial: EVERY CHANGE IN RETAILING AFFECTS THE RUG INDUSTRY
By Lissa Wyman
How will the merger of May Co. and Federated affect the rug industry? We don't know. But we do know our business will change as a result.
Full editorial, click here
03042005 Rugs Direct Hires Research Firm
RUGS DIRECT RESEARCHING SATISFACTION LEVEL OF ON-LINE CUSTOMERS WINCHESTER, VA. -- Rugs Direct has contracted with ForeSee Results, an Ann Arbor, MI, research company to determine the satisfaction of its online customers.
03082005 Feizy Website Undergoes Makeover
FEIZY WEBSITE UNDERGOES RADICAL MAKE-OVER DALLAS
-- Feizy Rugs has unveiled a new website featuring new graphics and technical features, according to John Feizy, founder and chief executive officer of the rug importing company.
03172005 Kaleen High Point Showroom
KALEEN TO OPEN DESIGN CENTER SHOWROOM IN HIGH POINT DALTON, GA
- Kaleen Rugs is opening a showroom at the International Home Furnishings Center in High Point, NC, The showroom is located in the Design wing, space D-343.
03182005 Martin Patrick Evans Names Forslund
MARTIN PATRICK EVAN NAMES KELLY FORSLUND IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST NEW YORK
-- Kelly Forslund, Inc., has been named representatives for Martin Patrick Evan, designers and manufacturers of premium quality custom rugs and carpeting.