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2005 February

  • 02102005 Industry Facing Challenges

    OUTLOOK IS OPTIMISTIC, BUT BIG
    CHALLENGES FACE THE RUG INDUSTRY

    By Lissa Wyman

     

    The Winter round of markets was a frothy mix of new products and business optimism. But beyond the giddy success of the past month, there are serious challenges facing the rug industry.


  • 02162005 Market Outlook for 2005

    2005 Outlook:
    RUG  SALES REGAINING  MOMENTUM
    BUT  'GOOD OLD DAYS' ARE GONE

    By Lissa Wyman

    The rug industry is regaining momentum after three years of sluggish sales, but the business has changed dramatically since the go-go days of the late 90's. Today, issues of pricing,distribution and sourcing are the big challenges facing every level of the business.


Markets
  • 02012005 Indian Trade Fairs

    HOME FURNISHINGS TRADE SHOWS
    TO BE HELD IN NEW DELHI IN FEB.

     

    NEW DELHI, INDIA -- A series of international trade shows featuring rugs, home textiles and furnishings will be held here during February.

     
  • 02012005 Jack Raynolds Movie


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  • 02022005 Consumer View of Surfaces

    A CONSUMER'S VIEW OF  SURFACES

    By Jeri Oestreicher

    LAS VEGAS -- Permit me to introduce myself. I am the person who is questioned, quoted, analyzed, dissected, and pigeon-holed by all those costly marketing surveys. I am a creature who is mysterious, powerful, confused, easily swayed, fast to criticize, and fickle.  I am a consumer. Last week I wandered into your world. My assignment was to cover the Surfaces 2005 show as myself -- your ultimate customer.


  • 02062005 Surfaces Report

    Report from Surfaces:
    RUG VENDORS CHALK UP ANOTHER SUCCESS AT SURFACES EXPO

     

    By Lissa Wyman

     

    LAS VEGAS -- Rug vendors chalked up another successful market at the  Surfaces Floor Covering Expo here. Retailers crowded the exhibition floor during the entire three-day show, and exhibitors said this was indicative of a new confidence in the country's economy.


  • 02132005 LasVegas Market Center Rug Exhibitors

    RUG EXHIBITORS WILL PARTICPATE IN NEW
     WORLD MARKET CENTER IN LAS VEGAS

    By Lissa Wyman

    LAS VEGAS - Rugs  will be a part of the home furnishings mix when The Las Vegas World Market Center opens for its first wholesale market July 25 to 29, 2005.


  • 02222005 Las Vegas Hotel Deals

    WORLD MARKET CENTER OFFERS HOTEL DEALS FOR VEGAS FURNISHINGS EVENT

    LAS VEGAS -- Home furnishings professionals visiting the first Las Vegas Home Furnishings Market July 25 to 29 can take advantage of special hotel discounts as low as $52 per night, according to the Las Vegas World Market Center.


People
Retailers
  • 02042005 CCA Global Names Smith
    CCA GLOBAL NAMES SMITH
    VP OF NEW MEMBERSHIP

    MANCHESTER, NH -- Russ Smith has been named vice president of new membership for  CCA Global Partners.   He  will be responsible for overseeing membership for Carpet One, Flooring America and International Design Guild.


Vendors
  • 02022005 Purohit Named ceo of Zollanvari

    PUROHIT APPOINTED
    CEO OF ZOLLANVARI

    SECAUCUS, NJ -- Sanjay Purohit has been appointed chief executive officer of Zollanvari, LLC. He will report to Reza Zollanvari, president.


  • 02072005 Nourison Names McCole

    NOURISON APPOINTS McCOLE
    ACCOUNT EXEC IN MID-ATLANTIC

    SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- Terri McCole has been named to the newly created post of Nourison account executive for south and central New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.


Products
  • 02062005 Hellenic at NY Mini Market

    HELLENIC HOME SHOWS FIRST
    FULL  LINE AT NY MINI MARKET

    BROOKLYN, NY -- Hellenic Home, the new accent and home textiles division of Hellenic Rug Imports, showed its first full product line at last week's  New York  Mini Market, which ran Feb. 1 to 3.


Retailers
  • 02042005 Flooring America -Flooring Canada

    FLOORING AMERICA PURCHASES
    FLOORING CANADA RETAIL CHAIN

    MANCHESTER,  NH  - Flooring Canada has become a fully integrated subsidiary of CCA Global Partners, according to Alan Greenberg and Howard Brodsky, co-chief executive officers of CCA Global.


  • 02182005 Jerry Sorkin Seizure

    SORKIN LOSES BATTLE TO SAVE CHINESE SHIPMENT FROM SEIZURE BY US CUSTOMS

     

    WAYNE, PA -- When the US Customs Bureau seizes merchandise, it's not just drug dealers and terrorists who suffer. For the past 20 months, Jerry Sorkin, owner of Distinctive  Rugs & More, the suburban Philadelphia retailer, has fought a losing battle to take delivery on a shipment of  rugs and antique cabinets  he purchased in China in 2003.


  • 02262005 Hagopian Design Contest
    WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN ANNUAL
     HAGOPIAN RUG DESIGN CONTEST


    Inspired by peacock feathers, this was the 2005 winning entry in Hagopian World of Rugs design competition.


    DETROIT --  Hagopian World of Rugs has announced winners of its 16th annual rug design competition. The event is held in collaboration  with Detroit's College for Creative Studies. 

  • 02282005 Federated Acquires May Co.

    FEDERATED DEPARTMENT STORES
    TO ACQUIRE MAY DEPARTMENT STORES

    CINCINNATI --  Federated Department Stores, Inc., headquartered in New York and Cincinnati, has entered into an agreement with The May Department Stores Co., St. Louis, whereby Federated will acquire May.


Vendors
  • 02072005 Burlington Rugs to Close

    BURLINGTON RUGS TO CLOSE;
    EQUIPMENT TO BE SOLD


    MONTICELLO, Ark. -- Burlington Rugs is closing its doors for good in early April, according to Gary Brookshire, chief executive officer.


  • 02092005 Safavieh Moves Corporate Offices

    SAFAVIEH MOVES TO NEW HEADQUARTERS

    PORT WASHINGTON, NY -- Safavieh  recently completed its move to new corporate and fulfillment offices here. The company has closed its offices at the ORICA building in Secaucus, NJ.


  • 02222005 Colonial New Catalog

     COLONIAL MILLS PRODUCES NEW
     CATALOG FOR RUG PROFESSIONALS
    PAWTUCKET, RI  --  Colonial Mills, Inc.,has produced a new, full-color, 48-page product catalog.


















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