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August 2004

Markets
  • 08.22.04 Dynamic Rugs New Showroom

    DYNAMIC RUG TO OPEN SHOWROOMS
    IN NEW YORK AND HIGH POINT

    ROCKVILLE, MD --  Dynamic Rug will open new showrooms in New York and High Point, NC this fall.


  • 08.23.04 Navajo Auction
     On the Road:

    GOING....GOING€¦ SOLD! 

    THE  FAMOUS CROWNPOINT
    NAVAJO RUG AUCTION

     

    By James W. Stilley

    CROWNPOINT, NM -- Once each month, Navajo weavers from all over the Southwest converge on a small rural New Mexico town to sell their decorative rugs by way of an auction. 


  • 08.24.04 MMPIs Special Events

    MMPI'S POPULAR SPECIAL EVENTS SPICE UP THE NIGHT LIFE DURING THE INTERNATIONAL HOME FURNISHINGS MARKET

    HIGH POINT, N.C. - Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) offers several special events during the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C., Oct. 14-20, 2004.


Obituaries
  • 08.25.04 Obit_Irv Cole

    FLOOR COVERING VETERAN
    IRWIN (IRV) COLE DIES AT 77

     

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- Industry consultant Irwin (Irv) Jack Cole died Aug. 6 following a heroic battle with pancreatic cancer. He had celebrated his 77th birthday on Aug. 2.


People
  • 08.02.04 RN Address Change

    RUGNEWS.COM MOVES TO TEMPORARY HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK CITY

    NEW YORK -- Rugnews.com  has moved its physical location to temporary headquarters in New York City, according to Lissa Wyman, editor and publisher


  • 08.09.04 OW Sorrow

    SORROW NAMED VP OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AT ORIENTAL WEAVERS USA

     

     DALTON, GA -- Steven S. Sorrow has joined Oriental Weavers as vice president of product development for U.S. operations. 


  • 08.13.04 Carpet One Lehman

    LEHMAN NAMED MARKETING VP
    FOR CARPET ONE STORES

     

    MANCHESTER, NH -- Julie Lehman has been named vice president of marketing for Carpet One, a division of CCA Global.


  • 08.23.04 Rugs Direct Recognizes Outstanding Performance

    "Rugs Direct Recognizes Vendors and Rep for Outstanding Performance€VbCrLf

     Winchester, VA - Rugs Direct, The Nation's Leading Source for Area Rugs, recognized their appreciation of their supplier/partners with the presentation of awards during the Atlanta Rug Market.  The awards were presented to United Weavers for €˜Partner of the Year', Stanton-Trans Ocean for €˜Supplier of The Year' and Darryl Ernst was named as €˜The Rep of the Year'.


  • 08.25.04 Nourison_Battles

    NOURISON NAMES BATTLES
    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE IN NORTHWEST

    SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- Nourison has named Monica Battles  to the new position of account executive  for the northwestern United States and western Canada.


Vendors
  • 08.07.04 Carpet One People
    CARPET ONE DEALERS CONVENE IN DALLAS

    Bob Wilczynski of MasterTile Carpet One in Merrillville, IN, with Jeff Meadows, vice president
     of Shaw Living.  For the full list of Carpet One people pix, (Click here)

Products
  • 08.06.04 Ege_HCA

    EGETAEPPER TO MAKE RUGS BASED ON  HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN PAPERCUTS

     HERNING, DENMARK -- Egetaepper, the Danish carpet and rug manufacturer, will celebrate  Hans Christian Andersen's 200th birthday in 2005 with a series of rug designs based on 12 of the author's papercuts.


  • 08.28.04 Gulistan Rug

    Letter to the editor:
    DO YOU KNOW THIS RUG?


    Gulistan Rug was made in the late 1930's

Retailers
  • 08.04.04 Rugs Direct Awards

    RUGS DIRECT RECOGNIZES VENDORS AND
    REP FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE

    WINCHESTER, VA - Rugs Direct, the multi-channel rug retailer, has presented awards to  two vendors and a sales representative.


Vendors
  • 08.16.04 Carpet One Interview

    CARPET ONE  RUG GROWTH TO COME THROUGH  EXISTING  DEPARTMENTS

    By Lissa Wyman
    ST LOUIS - Carpet One is concentrating rug growth plans on stores with existing departments rather than trying to convert every floor covering store in the system  into the rug business.


  • 08.16.04 Flooring America_Convention

    FLOORING AMERICA TO HOLD
    SUMMER CONVENTION IN NASHVILLE
     

    NASHVILLE, TN-A near-perfect turnout is expected at Flooring America's Summer 2004 National Convention which will be held here August 26 and 27.


  • 08.20.04 Feizy Interview

    A Year of Change at Feizy:
    FEIZY ON EDGE OF REBIRTH AS
    NEW INFRASTRUCTURE  IS SOLIDIFIED

    By Lissa Wyman
    DALLAS -- After a year of building a new company infrastructure, Feizy is presenting a new  image  to the rug industry.


  • 08.27.04 IDG Tapestry

    TAPESTRY DESIGN BECOMES NEWEST INTERNATIONAL DESIGN GUILD MEMBER

    SAINT GEORGE, UT --  Tapestry Design, a luxury flooring, lighting, cabinet and home furnishings showroom, has joined the International Design Guild.


















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