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2010 OCTOBER

  • 10282010 Quality Paint Institutes Color Trends 2011

    COLOR TRENDS 2011:
    AFFORDABLE REMODELING
    DRIVES PAINT COLOR DIRECTION

    PHILADELPHIA – Individual style, mixed with budget-conscious decorating, will drive 2011 paint color trends, according to Debbie Zimmer, paint and color expert at the Paint Quality Institute.


Markets
  • 10022010 NY Home Textiles Market Revises Sept. 2011 Dates

    HOME FASHION PRODUCTS ASSOC.
    REVISES NEW YORK  MARKET WEEK
    DATE FOR SEPTEMBER 2011

    NEW YORK --
    The Home Fashion Products Association (HFPA) has revised its Sept. 2011 Home Fashions Market Week date to Sept.19 to 23, 2011 in order to avoid any potential conflict with activities surrounding the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.


  • 10062010 Americasmart Celebrates 50 years in January 2011

    AMERICASMART TO CELEBRATE
    50 YEARS IN JANUARY
     2011

    ATLANTA – AmericasMart Atlanta will celebrate 50 years of showcasing home furnishings, décor and accents in January 2011, according to mart officials.  AmericasMart Building 1 first opened as the Atlanta Merchandise Mart in 1961.


  • 10062010 Rug Gallery at Suites at Market Square in High Point

    HIGH POINT SUITES AT MARKET SQUARE
    TO FEATURE RUG GALLERY SHOWROOMS

    HIGH POINT, NC. -- Suites at Market Square will feature a 4,500 sq. ft. Rug Gallery on the first floor at the top of the showroom building, according to Karen Olson, vice president of marketing for Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. of High Point.


  • 10082010 Loloi Has Gift-With-Purchase i-Promotion in High Point

    LOLOI HAS GIFT-WITH-PURCHASE
    i-PROMOTION IN HIGH POINT

    DALLAS -- LOLOI Rugs will offer free i-gear in a gift-with-purchase promotion for retailers who place orders during the High Point Market, Oct. 16-21, 2010. Depending on the size of the order, customers may receive a free Apple iPod Touch or iPad. 


  • 10112010 High Point Parties


    RUGNEWS.COM PARTY CENTRAL:

    MAKE YOUR PARTY PLANS
    FOR HIGH POINT MARKET 

    HIGH POINT, NC - Make Rugnews.com your party planning headquarters for the High Point market. Check out our list of party places for Oct. 16 to 21, 2010.
     


    Details, click here
  • 10122010 New Showrooms, Expansions ar High Point Market


    MARKET GOERS TO SEE NEW
    AND EXPANDED SHOWROOMS
    AT HIGH POINT MARKET
     

    HIGH POINT, NC - Market-goers will see several rug exhibitors returning to High Point as well as new and expanded showrooms during the High Point Market Oct. 16 to 21, 2010.  Check out our list.
     


    Details, click here


     

  • 10182010 High Point People Pix Opening Day 10/18/.10

    HIGH POINT MARKET OPENS
    AND RUG FOLKS ARE HERE!

    At Loloi's newly expanded IHFC showroom, from left: Stephen Loloi, Loloi Rugs, Janet Goodfellow, Inside & Out Design, Rockbridge Baths, VA; David Howell, Loloi sales rep in Virginia and North Carolina. Loloi expanded its Design Center space to 7,500 sq. ft.  
    See all the High Point People Pix!
    click here.



  • 10192010 A Disgrace in High Point Auction of Oriental Rugs

    THIS IS A DISGRACE

     Sandwich-boards advertising a "no reserve sell of of 100's of Oriental Carpets" popped up in downtown High Point, NC in the middle of the Fall International Home Furnishings Market.


    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC -- I am a big believer in free trade and a company's right to do business. But even my tolerance has limits.


  • 10192010 High Point Market Quick Wrap Up

    First Report:
    ECONOMIC CHALLENGES CONTINUE
    BUT HIGH POINT MARKET
    HAD STEADY RUG TRAFFIC


    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC -- Nobody was leaping for joy, but rug exhibitors at this Fall's International Furniture Market reported that traffic was steady throughout the market and retailers were buying. The recession may be "officially" over, but the entire economy and particularly the home furnishings business still has a long, long way to go to make up the sales declines of 2008-2009. Still, there were some indications that business is moving forward again.

    High Point People Pix coming on all day!
    Start the fun by clicking here.


     


  • 10212010 High Point Market People Pix 10/21/10

    HIGH POINT MARKET PEOPLE PIX!

    At Oriental Weavers-Sphinx: Will Daughtrey, II,
     second left, category manager for Badcock Home Furniture & More, Mulberry, FL; with OW's Pat Muschamp, David Moss and Hank Wehle.

     See ALL the High Point People Pix 
    click here


  • 10262010 High Point Market Business Story #1: What will Business Look LIke After Recession?

    Rugnews.com High Point Business News 1:
    WHAT WILL RUG BUSINESS LOOK LIKE
    WHEN RECOVERY HITS ITS STRIDE?

    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC -- Rug executives at the recent High Point Market weren't making predictions on when the economy will be in full-fledged recovery. But they do agree that when things get better, the rug business will be a lot different than it was before the hard times hit.


  • 10272010 High Point Market Business Story #2 High Point Surprisingly Strong

    Rugnews.com High Point Business News 2:
    HIGH POINT MARKET WAS A BIT BETTER
    THAN EXPECTED FOR RUG VENDORS

    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC --The October High Point International Furniture Market was a bit better than expected, according to rug exhibitors. Taking their cues from retailers coming to market, vendors say the economy seems to be improving.


People
  • 10152010 Company C Names Ferrer National Sales Director

    COMPANY C NAMES FERRER
    NATIONAL SALES DIRECTOR
     

    CONCORD, NH – Marybeth Ferrer has been promoted to national sales director for Company C, according to Walter Chapin, president and chief executive officer.  Ferrer previously served as sales representative and key accounts sales leader.


Products
Retailers
  • 10172010 Karastan Historic World's Fair Rug on Display at Macy's Chicago State Street Store

    At Landmark State Street Store:
    KARASTAN HISTORIC RUG FEATURED
    IN CELEBRATION OF REMODELING OF
    MACY'S CHICAGO RUG DEPARTMENT

    Left to right: Kevin Welch, midwest regional vp of Karastan; Ryan Gittelman, group regional sales manager of The Mink Co., which operates Macy's rug departments coast-to-coast;  Patricia Boncimino, regional sales manager for Mink;  Linda Piepho, vice president of Macy's and manager of the State Street Store; Anne Poglitsch, Karastan territory manager; Ken Holtan, regional sales manager for Mink; Terry Hethington, regional operations manager for Mink, and Steve Roan,  vp of the Karastan Rug division of Mohawk Home.
     


    By Lissa Wyman

    CHICAGO, IL -- There was more history than usual on display at Macy's State Street store this Fall. In conjunction with the grand opening of the store's newly-remodeled Fine Rug Department, a recently re-discovered vintage Karastan rug was exhibited  for the first time in 76 years.


  • 10262010 Calvin Klein Lifestyle Home Opens Shop at Lord & Taylor's NY Flagship

     CALVIN KLEIN LIFESTYLE HOME OPENS
    SHOP AT LORD & TAYLOR NYC FLAGSHIP

    Living room setting in the new 7,000 sq. ft. Calvin Klein Home
    store at Lord & Taylor. The Nourison rug in the Calvin Klein Home Prairie collection is made of cowhide and assembled in India. Retail price of the 9x12 (as shown) is $4,999.

    NEW YORK – Calvin Klein Home has opened a 7,000 sq. ft. lifestyle shop within Lord & Taylor’s newly renovated New York flagship  store.


Vendors
  • 10042010 Loloi in Major Expansion of High Point Showroom

    LOLOI  MAKES MAJOR EXPANSION
    OF HIGH POINT SHOWROOM

    DALLAS -- Loloi Rugs is expanding its High Point, NC showroom to 7,500 sq. ft., according to Amir Loloi, founder of Loloi Rugs. The showroom is located at the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC) D-320.


  • 10042010 Warp & Weft Rugs Featured Players in New "Wall Street" Flick


    WARP & WEFT RUGS PLAY SUPPORTING
    ROLE IN NEW 'WALL STREET' FLICK

    Warp & Weft "Stripes-Steel" rug is a featured character in
     the new film, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, starring Michael Douglas, left, as Gordon Gekko and Shia LaBeouf
    as Jake Moore, his prospective son-in-law and partner.

     


    NEW YORK -- The new Oliver Stone film  Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps features star-power rugs from Warp & Weft as well as high-powered acting by Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf.


  • 10052010 Company C Donates to Susan G Komen for the Cure

    COMPANY C PLEDGES DONATION TO
    SUSAN G KOMEN FOUNDATION

    CONCORD, NH – In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Company C will donate 5% of all sales on Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct.17 to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. 


  • 10062010 Momeni Joins Social Media Sites

    MOMENI JOINS SOCIAL MEDIA SITES

    CARLSTADT, NJ – Momeni has joined the social media sites Facebook, Twitter and Word Press, according to Marlys Giordano, director of marketing and product development.


  • 10072010 Old Hickory Furniture Partners with Designer Mark Ford

    OLD HICKORY FURNITURE PARTNERS
    WITH DESIGNER MARK FORD

    SHELBYVILLE, IN – Old Hickory Furniture, a manufacturer of handcrafted rustic furniture, has partnered with designer Mark Ford to produce a custom line of Old Hickory Rugs, according to Bob Morrison, vice president of sales and marketing for Old Hickory.


  • 10072010 Rugs America Releases Fall Catalog

    RUGS AMERICA RELEASES CATALOG

    FARMINGDALE, NY – Rugs America will unveil its first full print catalog this Fall.  The new 332 page catalog showcases nearly 300 hand tufted, hand knotted and power-loomed designs in large single-rug images.


  • 10112010 Surya Partners with Micro D Incorporated

    SURYA PARTNERS WITH MICRO-D
    TO ENHANCE ONLINE SHOPPING

    CALHOUN, GA – Surya had formed an alliance with MicroD Incorporated to redefine the online furniture and home furnishings shopping experience. "The collaboration will enable hundreds of leading furniture retailers to automatically present consumers with Surya rugs, pillows, throws, and fine art packages that have been designer-matched to coordinate with upholstered furniture items viewed by online shoppers," according to Surya. 


  • 10122010 Surya Has Customer Appreciation events in High Point

    SURYA HOSTS CUSTOMER
    APPRECIATION EVENTS

    CALHOUN, GA –  Surya will host daily customer appreciation events in its High Point showroom at Showplace 3233, Oct. 16 to 21, according to Satya Tiwari. The customer appreciation is in honor of the company's 53% sales growth so far in 2010, according to Tiwari.


  • 10152010 Surya set to Release Fall 2010 Product Catalog

    SURYA RELEASES
    FALL PRODUCT CATALOG

    CALHOUN, GA – Surya has released its Fall 2010 Product catalog.  The catalog is delivered to all active customers twice each year at no cost and features more than 1,500 individual products, according to Satya Tiwari, president. 


  • 10182010 Rizzy Adds Furniture, Changes Name to Rizzy Home
    RIZZY CHANGES NAME TO RIZZY HOME;
    EXPANDS INTO FURNITURE BUSINESS

    By Lissa Wyman

    HIGH POINT, NC -- Rizzy Home made its official debut this week at the High Point International Market. The new name reflects the company's diversification into the furniture business. Rizzy now imports rugs, home textiles and occasional and case goods furniture into the US market.


















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