DALTON, GA - Karastan has created hang tags for its color-coordinated rugs. The tags were designed to ease the complexity of cross promoting and to work hand-in-hand with the company's whole-house decorating approach, according to Karastan.
CINCINNATI - Macy's, Inc. has reported third quarter sales of $1.853 billion for , a decrease of 0.5% compared to sales of $1.862 billion in the same period last year. The fiscal quarter ended Nov. 3, 2007.
CARPET ONE FLOOR & HOME RELEASES 2008 PAWS & RELAX CALENDAR
The Paws & Relax calendar features life stages of pets in celebration of the company's "no exclusions" warranty for Lees Carpet.
MANCHESTER, NH - Carpet One Floor & Home has published its 2008 Paws & Relax calendar. The calendar marks Carpet One's continuing support of the Humane Society and also celebrates the company's "no exclusions" warranties for Lees Carpet.
CINCINNATI, OH - Macy's, Inc. has announced plans to open a new store at The Shops at Wiregrass, a new lifestyle development located at SR 56 and Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in North Tampa, FL. This will be Macy's eighth store in the Tampa market.
NY GIFT FAIR 'AT HOME' DIVISION EXPANDS FOR WINTER 2008 WHITE PLAINS, NY - The New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF) is expanding its At Home division to showcase more than 500 suppliers of home-related products, including furniture, floor coverings, wall art, lighting, home textiles and decorative accessories, according to George Little Management, which manages the show.
Rugnews.com Guest Editorial: MINING THE GOLD FROM THE BACK OF YOUR DESK DRAWERS
By Dan Westervelt
There is one thing that all experienced road salesmen have in common. That is a dumping spot for old business cards. It can be the back of a desk drawer, wrapped in a rubber band or an envelope stuck somewhere with your receipts from a couple of years ago.
CINCINNATI, OH - Macy's, Inc. will open a new store at Summit Fair in Lee's Summit, MO, in the metropolitan Kansas City area. The open-air lifestyle center will be located at 50 Highway and Chipman Road in southeast Jackson County.
Rugnews.com Guest Editorial: INDUSTRY FUDDY-DUDS SHOULD USE NEW TECHNOLOGY TO GENERATE BIZ
I read your guest editorialist Dan Westervelt's blurb about mining gold from old business cards and I have a comment. The amount of gold that could be mined fom the back of old desk drawers is miniscule compared to newer, more modern methods.
CARPET ONE FLOOR & HOME SUPPORTS MARINE TOYS FOR TOTS FOUNDATION
MANCHESTER, NH - Carpet One Floor & Home is teaming with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Carpet One stores will be official drop-off locations for the drive and stores will also make book donations to children in their local trading areas.
LONG ISLAND, NY - Stanton Carpet Corp. has acquired Antrim Carpets USA, Ltd., according to Jonathan Cohen, executive vice president of Stanton Carpet along with Dan McGovern and Fran O'Neill, principals of Antrim Carpet.
DALTON, GA - Shaw's nylon area rugs are now all recyclable, due to advances in technology and Shaw's Evergreen Nylon Recycling facility in Augusta, GA. According to the company, Shaw introduced the first recyclable rugs to the industry in July 2007 with the Premiere and Natural Expression collections.
Opening page of Nourison website offers portal to b-to-b activities as well as an overview of company products for consumers.
By Lissa Wyman
SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- When Nourison established its website in 1995, the Internet was in its embryonic state. Today, www.Nourison.com is one of the most sophisticated consumer and business-to-business sites in the home furnishings industry.
Sherwin-Williams Color Trends: COLOR FORECASTS FOR 2008 ARE ECLECTIC AND SURPRISING
Surprising combinations will mark 2008 color trends.
By Janelle Lampp
CLEVELAND, OHIO -- The color trends for 2008 are an eclectic mix of several palettes intersecting with each other in surprising ways. In its Colormix '08 forecast, Sherwin-Williams Co. has identified four color trend "destinations" for 2008, according to Sheri Thompson, director of color marketing and design for the paint manufacturer and retailer.
PAKISTAN CARPET INDUSTRY STILL SHIPPING CARPET OUT, BUT BUYERS NOT TRAVELING INTO COUNTRY
By Lissa Wyman
Pakistan carpet production is experiencing some disruption since emergency rule was declared in Pakistan Nov. 3, but shipments are still leaving routinely by ship and air, according to importers and manufacturers.The biggest concern is that the normal flow of buying and selling has been disrupted as the political situation becomes more critical.
SHAW TO HOLD REGIONAL MARKET IN TANDEM WITH ATLANTA RUG MARKET
DALTON, GA - Shaw Industries will conduct its annual regional flooring market, Shaw Innovations, at AmericasMart Atlanta from Jan. 17 to 19, 2008. The show runs simultaneously with the first three days of the Atlanta International Rug Market, Jan. 17 to 20, 2008.
MORE MOVIE FUN IN 2008: RUGNEWS.COM TO EXPAND ATLANTA MARKET MOVIES
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CARLSTADT, NJ -- Momeni, Inc. has moved its corporate headquarters from New York City's Oriental Rug District to a 50,000 sq. ft. executive office and distribution center here, according to Reza Momeni, president of the manufacturing and importing firm.
LEBANON, NJ -- Amici Imports is celebrating its fifth anniversary and expansion of its Atlanta showroom with a party Thursday, Jan 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The party is co-hosted with Radici Imports and will take place at both showrooms. Amici is located at 6 F 11.