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SALES MOMENTUM BUILDING, VENDORS COMING TO HIGH POINT IN GOOD MOOD
By Lissa Wyman
HIGH POINT, NC -- After advancing in fits and starts over the past year, the rug business has regained momentum in the past six months. As a result, rug vendors are coming to this week's High Point International Furniture Market in a better mood than in the past few seasons.
High Point Report: FOR OUT-OF-THE-WAY SHOWROOMS, ATTRACTING BUYERS IS A CHALLENGE
By Lissa Wyman
HIGH POINT, NC - If you're a rug vendor, it's difficult to lure furniture buyers into your showroom. After all, accessory items such as rugs understandably take a back seat to case goods and upholstery.
SHAW LIVING DEVELOPING KATHY IRELAND RUGS BASED ON GEE'S BEND QUILTS
HIGH POINT, NC-- Shaw Living is developing a collection of Kathy Ireland machine made rugs based on Gee's Bend quilt designs. The machine made rugs, retailing at moderate price points, will be introduced in January.
SHAW INDUSTRIES TO HOLD REGIONAL EVENTS; SKIPPING SURFACES AGAIN
DALTON, GA - Shaw Industries will conduct a series of regional shows for retailers in January and February 2005. The floor covering supplier will miss the Surfaces all-industry Expo in Las Vegas for the second year in a row, according to the company.