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C.H. ROBINSON
BRINGS LOGISTICS
SHIPPING SOLUTIONS
TO MULTIPLE
INDUSTRIES


Francois Wolberg


ATLANTA—C.H. Robinson may not be a household name in the rug business, but with more than 11,000 employees and 2013 gross revenues of $12.8 billion, it is one of the largest third party logistics providers in the world, and specializes in global transportation logistics services.


 

WORLD MARKET CENTER TO HOST
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONIES

LAS VEGAS – World Market Center will celebrate new showrooms, relocations or expansions of existing brands with ribbon-cutting ceremonies Sunday, July 27.  Rug showroom changes include Amer Rugs (B-431), Dalyn Rug Corp. (A-325), Kalaty Rug (B-455) and TransOcean Import Co. (C-475).


 

ORIENTAL WEAVERS TO HOST
TOMMY BAHAMA PARTY IN LAS VEGAS

DALTON, GA – Oriental Weavers will host a Tommy Bahama party Monday, July 28 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at its World Market Center showroom C-395. The party will be catered by the official Las Vegas Tommy Bahama Bar & Restaurant.


 

HELLENIC CANADA LAUNCHES
2014 SUPPLEMENT CATALOG

Hellenic Canada Catalog Supplement cover

MISSISSAUGA, ONT, CANADA – Hellenic Canada has launched its 2014 Supplement  to coincide with the Summer Las Vegas Market, July 27 to 31. The company will showcase its new products as well as its new catalog at its World Market Center showroom C-200.


 

AMER RUGS TO OPEN LAS VEGAS SHOWROOM
IN BUILDING B AT SUMMER MARKET

ATLANTA
– Amer Rugs will open its first permanent Las Vegas showroom at World Market Center building B, suite 421. The showroom is approximately 2,500 sq. ft.


 


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SAFAVIEH TO ENTER LIGHTING FIXTURE CATEGORY AT LAS VEGAS MARKET

Safavieh LIT4190A

PORT WASHINGTON, NY- Safavieh will launch its first collection of lighting fixtures at Las Vegas Market, July 27 to 31, 2014 at the company’s World Market Center showroom A-101.  Developed by wholesale division vice president Jonathan Yaraghi, the 65-piece collection includes chandeliers, pendants, ceiling lights and coordinating sconces. 


 

DOMOTEX RUSSA SET
FOR April 2015

MOWCOW, RUSSIA – Domotex Russia 2015 will take place April 1 to 3, 2015 at the Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Center here. The event is organized by Deutsche Messe RUS, Deutsche Messe’s Russian subsidiary.


 

 JAIPUR ENTERS
NEW LICENSING
PARTNERSHIP WITH JENNIFER ADAMS

 
Jennifer Adams


ATLANTA – Jaipur has entered into a new licensing partnership with designer Jennifer Adams to create the Livable Luxury collection, according to Asha Chaudhary, president and chief operating officer of Jaipur. The new collection will be showcased at the company’s World Market Center showroom B-424 during Las Vegas Market, July 27 to 31.


 


Michael Yaraghi

SAFAVIEH'S
MICHAEL YARAGHI
TO BE HONORED
BY GREATER METROPOLITAN FURNISHINGS ASSOCIATION
 

CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ -- Michael Yaraghi, a principal of Safavieh, will be presented with the Jerry Gans Memorial Award at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association’s Gala Dinner and Dance to be held Saturday, Nov. 22nd, 2014 in Cliffside Park, NJ.


 

KAS TO HOST MEET-AND-GREET
WITH DONNY OSMOND IN LAS VEGAS

SOMERSET, NJ – Kas will host a meet-and-greet launch party with Donny and Debbie Osmond during Summer Las Vegas Market Monday, July 28 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the company’s World Market Center showroom B-175 in celebration of the new Donny Osmond Home rugs collection. The event will include music, food and drinks as well as raffles and giveaways.


 

RUGS DIRECT HONORS SUPPLIERS
 AT ATLANTA SUMMER MARKET


Rugs Direct Supplier of the Year goes to Oriental Weavers. Left to right: Jonathan Witt, vice president of OW; Billl Martin, and Adrienne Wooddell of Rugs Direct, Winchester, VA.,; Sam Belak, eastern regional sales manager for OW, and Pat Muschamp, vp of sales for OW
 

More Rugs Direct Awards, click here


 

SURYA RECEIVES ICON HONORS AWARD
FOR TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS AT
ATLANTA SUMMER MARKET

CALHOUN, GA – Surya received an Icon Honors award for Technology Innovation during the recent Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market. The award was given in recognition of the home accessories brand’s comprehensive social media presence and strategy.


 

KALEEN GRAND OPENING OF NEWLY
 RENOVATED ATLANTA SHOWROOM


Monty Rathi, coo of Kaleen, does the ribbon cutting honors at Kaleen's completely renovated 6,000 sq. ft. AmericasMart showroom. 3-C-9. The entire Kaleen staff gets in on the celebration.
 


 

INTERTEXTILE SHANGHAI HOME TEXTILES
SET TO TAKE PLACE AUGUST 27 TO 29

SHANGHAI, CHINA – The Intertextile Shanghai Home Textile trade fair will  take place Aug. 27 to 29, 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center here.


 


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OPTIMISTIC ATLANTA VENDORS
 SEE BLUE SKIES AHEAD


Nourison's Julie Rosenblum, executive director of brand licensing, with Giovanni Marra, recently appointed Nourison director of marketing and digital strategy.
Photo by Grady McGill

By Mary Welch

 As the economy tanked and the rug market adjusted to a downturn, gray, tellingly, became the most popular color in rugs. As the economy slowly improves, rug vendors are seeing blue skies ahead -- and ironically, blue is fast becoming the lead color. And, for those who want to carry the analogy even further, yellow is following close behind. Does that mean the rug economy may see a sunny bottom line soon?


 

 

AMER RUGS UNVEILS NEW CATALOG

Amer Rugs' 2014 product catalog

ATLANTA, GA – Amer Rugs has launched its 2014 product catalog.  The 280-page catalog features basic catalog information such as color-correct photography, content, material, country of origin, and available sizes and shapes.  It also includes editorial spreads, information on constructions, techniques, care instructions and Amer’s company story, according to Bart Gilleland, vice president of operations and director of e-commerce and catalog sales.


 


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SURYA EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATE IN
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOME BUILD

CALHOUN, GA – Twenty Surya employees and their family members recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity home build in the Calhoun, GA area. The Surya team helped landscape the new home, which is scheduled to be completed by early fall. The project is part of an initiative by Habitat for Humanity of Gordon County, GA.


















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