RUG COMPANIES ON THE MOVE AT LAS VEGAS MARKET: NEW AND RELOCATED SHOWROOMS
Dalyn, Chandra, Mastour, and Orian expand or relocate, while FJ Kashanian (pictured) opens its first Las Vegas showroom.
LAS VEGAS, N.V. -- Several rug companies are represented in the nearly 90,000 square feet of new, expanding and relocating home décor showrooms confirmed for 2019 Las Vegas Winter Market, running Jan. 27 - Jan. 31, 2019.
ORIAN DEBUTS NEW HIGHER-END PALMETTO LIVING BRAND, RENAMES SHOWROOMS
ANDERSON, N.C. -- In time for winter markets, Orian is launching a new brand called Palmetto Living to better target the needs of furniture stores and specialty business seeking mid-priced goods and is migrating 17 collections to the label.
WITH BIG PLANS, BRANDON CULPEPPER IS CONFIDENT ORIAN'S 2019 WILL BE EVEN BETTER THAN A RECORD 2018
Orian's Brandon Culpepper, chief revenue officer, sits down in an exclusive interview with RugNews.com and shares some major 2019 Orian news.
ANDERSON, S.C. -- Orian's Brandon Culpepper, who helped lay the groundwork for some mega changes at the U.S. rug manufacturer, which posted historic sales gains in 2018 of 15 percent, pencils in another record-breaker for 2019.
CREATIVE MATTERS TAKES ART DAY WORKSHOPS TO DOMOTEX 2019;
NAMED FINALIST IN CARPET DESIGN AWARDS
Creative Matters rug designed for Toronto's Anndore
House hotel lobby is a finalist for a Domotex 2019 Carpet Design Award in the Best
Interior category. Photo: Simon Tannenbaum
TORONTO, Canada -- Creative Matters, a custom floor and wallcoverings source for designers and architects, will present its interactive Art Day workshops for
rug design enthusiasts at Domotex in Hannover.
ATLANTA -- Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., one of the largest furniture manufacturers in the world, opens its first Atlanta showroom, debuting at AmericasMart in the lead up to The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market in January 2019.
AMER RELOCATES HQ, BULLISH ON 2019, OPENS YEAR WITH 11 NEW COLLECTIONS
Amer's hand-knotted Majestic collection was a high-end hit of 2018, along with the popular Mystique and Zenith.
NORCROSS, Ga. -- With steady sales growth in 2018 under its belt, Amer Rugs expects a strong 2019 and lays the foundation for continued gains with a new headquarters facility in Norcross, and plenty of product innovation.
DOMOTEX USA 2019 OFFERS TOUR OF FOUR GEORGIA FLOOR COVERING MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
The Domotex USA tour features Shaw (pictured), The Dixie Group, Engineered Floors and Beauflor USA plants plus lunch and roundtrip bus from Georgia World Congress Center.
CHICAGO -- Hannover Fairs USA has announced that Shaw Industries', The Dixie Group, Engineered Floors, and Beauflor USA will offer special plant tours to registered attendees of Domotex USA in February.
KALEEN PARENT COMPANY GOES GLOBAL, DEBUTS AT DOMOTEX
Kaleen Loomwork, the parent of U.S. based Kaleen Rugs and Broadloom, heads to Domotex to make its global launch and will introduce a new design collaboration with Australian-Italian interior designer Mariella Ienna, above, at the fair.
HANNOVER, Germany -- - Kaleen Loomwork LLP, the parent company of U.S.-based Kaleen Rugs and Broadloom, will premiere the brand's global launch at the upcoming Domotex fair in Hannover, Jan. 11-14.
KAS PROJECTS YEAR OVER YEAR WINTER MARKET SALES GROWTH, LAUNCHES THREE COLLECTIONS
Abstract designs inflected with metallic highlights create subtle drama in KAS Rugs' new Luna collection, which will premiere in Atlanta and Las Vegas markets.
SOMERSET, N.J. -- Ending 2018 in a position of strength, KAS Rugs is projecting growth and expansion for 2019 with strategic plans and collaborations in place, and innovative winter product launches in stock in Q1.
KARASTAN LAYS OUT NEW SHOWROOM/ MARKET STRATEGIES FOR 2019
grows its showrooms in both High Point (shown above) and Las Vegas in 2019, and Mohawk Home/Karastan build state-of-the-art showroom at headquarters in Georgia.
SUGAR VALLEY, Ga.-- Karastan will move into a larger space at World Market Center in time for the upcoming Las Vegas Market -- just one of several tweaks announced for the brand's long-term market and showroom strategies.
CHIP AND JOANNA GAINES, SCOOTER BRAUN TO HEADLINE RETAIL'S BIG SHOW: NRF 2019 CONVENTION
and Joanna Gaines of Magnolia Home will give lessons on brand building at the
2019 National Retail Federation convention on Jan. 15 in NYC. The
retail/entertainment stars are licensing partners with Loloi for area rugs.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Retail Federation's 108th
annual convention will close with lessons on brand-building from entrepreneurs Chip and
Joanna Gaines and entertainment executive Scooter Braun.
COMPANY C ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH ARTIST AND PRODUCT DESIGNER JILL SEALE
Debuting at Las Vegas Market, a new collection by artist Jill Seale for Colorfields, features machine made printed rug designs based on marbled paper. Shown, Rolling Sands.
Las Vegas -- Company C, the award-winning New Hampshire-based design and manufacturing company, announces its collaboration with artist and product designer Jill Seale through the introduction of new rugs for its Colorfields collection.