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SAFAVIEH HOSTS LUNCHEON IN HONOR OF LAS VEGAS DESIGN PANELISTS

Following the Las Vegas Market's  seventh installment of its popular trend presentation, Ahead of the Curve on Tuesday July 29, Safavieh sponsored a luncheon in honor of the panelists shown here at the Safavieh showroom. Left to right:  Designer Timothy  Corrigan (Timothy Corrigan, Inc.); Safavieh principal Cyrus Yaraghi; celebrity designer Thom Filicia (Thom Filicia, Inc.;Susanna Salk, designer Michelle Nussbaumer (principal of Ceylon et Cie), and Safavieh principal Arash Yaraghi..Safavieh licensing partner Thom Filicia signed copies of his most recent book, American Beauty: Renovating & Decorating a Beloved Retreat.Signings were also done by designer Timothy Corrigan for his book, Chateau de Grand Luc, and by Today show contributor Susanna Salk for her new book, Decorate Fearlessly.


 

NORTH AMERICAN HOME FURNISHINGS
ASSOCIATION RALLIES MEMBERS TO
SUPPORT MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT

ROSEVILLE, CA – The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) sent a letter to Representative Robert Goodlatte, (R-VA), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, again this week reminding him why home furnishings retailers support the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), according to Sharron Bradley, NAHFA's chief executive officer. This is the second such letter the Association has sent in its support of the online sales tax.


 

LAS VEGAS MARKET UNVEILS
PHASE THREE OF GROWTH PLAN

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Market announced that phase three of its strategic growth plan will be implemented at the Summer 2015 Market, scheduled for Sunday, August 2, to Thursday, August 6, 2015. Highlights of the phase three transformation include the launch of two new showroom floors in Building C - C5 for boutique home décor, textiles and accessories, and C11, for gourmet housewares, tabletop and gift and the relocation of temporary exhibits from those floors to a dedicated, free-standing venue on the Market campus.


 

LAS VEGAS MARKET OPENING DAY
DRAWS GROWING NUMBER OF BUYERS

LAS VEGAS – Summer Las Vegas Market, which opened July 27 and runs through July 31, welcomed a growing number of buyers from an increasingly diverse range of U.S. regions and countries, according to Robert Maricich, chief executive officer of International Market Centers. Overall Market pre-registrations ran 7% ahead of Winter 2014 and 32% ahead of Summer 2013.


 

GABBERTS HONORED WITH
TWO AWARDS FROM STICKLEY

EDINA, MN – Gabberts Design Studio and Fine Furniture has been honored with two awards from L. & J.G. Stickley. The first was the Gold Award in recognition for store volume, followed by Most Inspiring Visual Merchandising for Gabberts’ on-trend window displays and showroom vignettes showcasing Stickley furniture.


 

VIC ATIYEH, FORMER OREGON GOVERNOR AND SECOND GENERATION OF ATIYEH BROS.
DIES AT 91


Gov. Vic Atiyeh

PORTLAND, OR --Vic Atiyeh, 91, Oregon’s 32nd governor and second generation executive of Atiyeh Bros., died July 20,  2014 at Portland’s Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Cause of death was renal failure.


 


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FEIZY RUGS TO HOST 
ARABIAN NIGHTS PARTY
AT LAS VEGAS MARKET

DALLAS – Feizy Rugs will host an Arabian nights-themed party on Tuesday, July 29 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at its Las Vegas World Market Center showroom C-399. The event will include henna tattoo artists, a belly dancer, themed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.


 

LAS VEGAS MARKET HONORS SURYA AND
OTHERS WITH GLOBAL GOODNESS AWARD

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Market  will honor Surya ad several other international companies with the Third Annual Global Goodness Awards. In addition to Surya, the other honorees include Banded, Distinctly Himalayan, Naturepedic and Phillips Collection.


 

LEVINE NAMED
VP
OF SURYA
OUTDOOR


Jim Levine

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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.


 

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.


 

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.


 

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).


 

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.


















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