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AMADI TO OFFER BUYER
DISCOUNT DURING NYICS

NEW YORK – Amadi Carpet will host a buyer special in honor of the company's Sakhi Women’s Weaving and Educational Center’s Fall collection during the NYICS Sept 7 at 2 p.m. at the Amadi showroom located at 125 West 18th Street, here.


 

KALATY RUG LAUNCHES
SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST

HICKSVILLE, NY – Kalaty Rug Corp. has launched a new contest designed to engage consumers via the company’s active social media programs. The contest, which began Monday, Aug.18,2014,  is called “Selfie with Kalaty” and will run through midnight  Sept. 18,2014.


 

LAS VEGAS MARKET ANNOUNCES
BEST BOOTH WINNERS

LAS VEGAS – The B. S. Trading Rug, Caitlin Wilson Textiles, dar Living, Hester & Cook, Millefiori Milano and Torre & Tagus were the recipients of the “Best Booth” award presented by World Market Center during the Summer Las Vegas Market, according to Bob Maricich, chief executive officer, International Market Centers.


 

SHIPMENTS OF CARPET AND RUGS TO U.S.
GROWS 12.44% IN FIRST HALF 2014
By Lissa Wyman

WASHINGTON, DC -- World-wide imports of carpets and rugs to the U.S. grew 12.44% in dollars in the first half of 2014 according to figures recently released by the  U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textile & Apparel. Including both wool and man-made fiber products, first half 2014 shipments amounted to $989.385 million compared to $879.906 million in first half of 2013.


 

SURYA LAUNCHES NEW
VIRTUAL SHOWROOM

CALHOUN, GA – Surya has launched an interactive, 360 degree virtual tour of its 30,000 sq. ft. Las Vegas Market showroom C-400. Using Google Business View technology, the tour enables designers and retailers to access and browse Surya’s latest product offerings across all categories via any web-enabled computer or mobile device. To take the virtual tour, click here.


 


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INTERTEXTILE SHANGHAI HOME TEXTILES
SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 27 TO 29, 2014

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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Sept 7 to 9

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Rugnews.com Executive Session:
BAMBOO SILK OFFERS LUXURY LOOK
AT AFFORDABLE PRICE POINTS

By Mahmud Jafri
CEO
Dover Rug & Home
Natick, MA.

NATICK, MA -- The luxury home market is on the rise. Consumers are starting to put more thought into the smallest details of their homes, no longer just focusing on the look of the items in the home but also the materials.


 

EXHIBITOR ROSTER SET FOR
METRO MARKET SEPT 8 TO 11, 2014

NEW YORK/ NEW JERSEY – Organizers for Metro Market Week have announced the roster of exhibitors participating in this year’s event. The 11th annual edition of Metro Market Week is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 8 to Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at participating rug showrooms in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.


 

NEW EXHIBITORS ADDED TO
10TH ANNIVERSARY ROSTER OF NYICS

Jan Kath Design

NEW YORK -- Several  luxury rug vendors, including leading international carpet producers, have recently signed up for the 10th anniversary edition of The New York International Carpet Show, according to Dennis Dodds, owner and founder. The show runs Sunday. Sept. 7 to Tuesday, Sept. 9125 West 18th St., New York. at The Metropolitan Pavilion,


 

RUG SHOW AT JAVITS ANNOUNCES
ROSTER OF EXHIBITORS

 NEW YORK -- The Rug Show at Javits has announced its roster of exhibitors. Nearly 40 vendors will participate. The show will take place Sept. 7 to 9 at the Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th St. between 11th Ave. and Route 9A.


 

COURISTAN ANNOUNCES
CUSTOM AREA RUG PROGRAM

Couristan Custom Area Rug Display
 


FT. LEE, NJ -- Couristan, Inc., has introduced a consumer and dealer-driven Custom Area Rug Program. 


 

SURYA JOINS SPONSOR ROSTER
FOR CEO SUMMIT AT 2015 LV MARKET

LAS VEGAS – Surya has joined the roster of sponsors for the third annual CEO Summit at Las Vegas Market, scheduled for Tuesday, January 20 and Wednesday, January 21, 2015. The executive-level forum for the gift and home furnishings industry will address major businesses issues including presentations on financial, operational and global subjects.


 

DOMOTEX TURKEY SET FOR
MAY 25 TO 28, 2015

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY  – The dates for Domotex Turkey 2015 have been set for May 25 to 28. The event organizer, Hannover Fairs Turkey, a subsidiary of the Hannover-based Deutsche Messe group of companies, will stage Domotex Turkey at the Turkish carpet trading capital, Gaziantep.


 

NAHFA/SEHFA AND TUPELO MARKET
TO HOST LUNCH AND LEARN SEMINARS

TUPELO, MS – The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA), the Southeastern Home Furnishings Association (SEHFA) and the Tupelo Furniture Market will sponsor Lunch and Learn seminars during the Tupelo Furniture Market, August 14 to 16, 2014.


 

KAS CELEBRATES INTRODUCTION
OF NEW DONNY OSMOND HOME LINE


Donny Osmond is just as gracious as ever as he picks raffle winner at Kas party introducing the Donny Osmond Home line at the recent Las Vegas Market. The collections are designed by Donny and wife Debbie Osmond. The kickoff party featured food, music, drinks and in-person appearances by Donny and Debbie Osmond.
 


More Kas party pix, click here


 

ORIENTAL RUG EXPERT AND RETAILER
ALBERT MOOMJY DIES AT 88

ENGLEWOOD, NJ -- Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 for Albert Moomjy, one of the country's most knowledgeable Oriental rug experts and a partner in the ground breaking Einstein-Moomjy retail chain. Mr. Moomjy died at Englewood Hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 5. He was 88.


 

AMER NAMES
BARKLEY
VP OF SALES
 AND MARKETING


Joe Barkley

Details, click here


 

SURYA BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW
$33.5 MILLION DISTRIBUTION CENTER 
AND CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS
 


Groundbreaking ceremony, left to right: Surya Tiwari, founder of Surya and father of Satya Tiwari; Georgia Governor Nathan Deal; Satya Tiwari, president of Surya; Indian Ambassador Ajit Kumar; Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor.
photo by Kenny Martin

By Mary Welch

CARTERSVILLE, GA -- When the governor of Georgia takes time out of a highly competitive election to helicopter in to celebrate a groundbreaking, you know it’s important. And that is exactly what Gov. Nathan Deal did Aug. 5 as Surya broke ground on its $33.5 million operations center, which will measure one million sq. ft. and is expected to be completed by August 2015 with a target move-in date in late 2015.


















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