home








 
 

 

 


WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
GET A JOB NOW!

CHECK OUT
 RUGNEWS.COM
 CLASSIFIED ADS 

LOOKING FOR A JOB?
YOUR  CLASSIFIED AD IS
FREE!
Contact 
ctisch@rugnews.com

 

click here to read the classified ads


 

 

FEIZY'S NEW COLLECTIONS POPULAR AT SPRING HIGH POINT MARKET  


A hit at the recent High Point Market, The Mali collection by Feizy reimagines animal prints in hand-tufted wool and features a high low construction for depth and texture.


DALLAS -- Feizy, one of the country's largest rug manufacturers, introduced its newest collections - Leilani, Mali, Manoa and Santino - at the spring 2016 High Point Market.




 
ZOLLANVARI DEBUTS AT MAISON & OBJET AMERICAS 2016

 
Zollanvari's acclaimed Gabbeh collection, available in the U.S. now that the U.S. sanctions against Iranian-made carpets have been lifted, will premiere at Maison & Objet in Miami.  Shown is Tiles from the Gabbehs Abstract collection.

MIAMI -- Zollanvari will participate for the first time at Maison & Objet Americas, Miami Beach, Florida that runs from May 10 -13, 2016 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  


 

SHOPPING THE RUG SHOW IN L.A.: PEOPLE AND PRODUCTS

Dealers, designers and exhibitors celebrate the 2016 Rug Show in L.A. at the annual opening night party held on April 3 at the Luxe City Center Hotel at the L.A. Live complex.


LOS ANGELES -- The 2016 Rug Show in L.A., held April 3-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, proved a success for both exhibitors and buyers, with a new international flavor and no shortage of trend-right designs. 


 

SERENA & LILY OPENS FLAGSHIP STORE IN WESTPORT, CT

For its fourth retail location, home decor lifestyle brand Serena & Lily has preserved and restored the historic Kemper-Gunn House in Westport, Conn., with interiors featuring its total assortment in a showhouse-type setting.


SAUSALITO, Calif. -- Serena & Lily, the California-based lifestyle and home decor brand, announced the opening of its flagship, Serena & Lily Design Shop at the restored Kemper-Gunn House in Westport, Conn., on April 29, 2016.


 
CAPEL RUGS REPORTS BUSY APRIL HIGH POINT MARKET, HEALTHY SALES INCREASE


Capel's introduction of the machine woven Caravan collection by Kevin O'Brien scored points with buyers for value and style with designs like Adriatic in Tuscan blue with pops of rust.


TROY, N.C. -- Fresh products from its licensed designers and an assortment of special promotions and showroom perks, proved a successful formula for Capel Rugs during High Point Market earlier this month, the company stated.



 
PASARGAD SOFA CATCHES SET DESIGNER'S ATTENTION AT NY NOW


 The set of Bravo TV show The Real Housewives of Potomac (season 1, episode 11) features Pasargad's Victoria sofas.

NEW YORK -- Pasargad's Victoria tufted velvet sofa caught the eye of a set designer shopping NY Now's winter event and two were featured on the set of popular Bravo TV show The Real Housewives of Potomac, season 1, episode 11.



 

ETHAN ALLEN CEO FAROOQ KATHWARI HONORED BY CITY OF HOPE


Farooq Kathwari receives the Spirit of Life award at the 2016 City of Hope's International Home Furnishing Industry annual award dinner at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.


DANBURY, Conn. -- On Sunday, April 17th, City of Hope, a California-based leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases, held its 2016 Spirit of Life Award Dinner at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina.


 
THE RUG SHOW AT JAVITS TAKES EXPANSIVE NEW HALL; ANNOUNCES
1ST-TIME EXHIBITORS,  DATE CHANGE


Award-winning Rug Star by Jurgen Dahlmann of Germany will exhibit at the Rug Show at Javits for the first time in September 2016 with the designer on hand to explain his provocative rug art, 
such as Icon collection's Big Bird Head, shown. 

LOS ANGELES -- The Rug Show at Javits has outgrown the hall it has booked for past editions, and will move into an expansive new hall at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City this fall to accommodate unprecedented growth.



 

HOT SELLERS; 2016 CHALLENGES AHEAD
Q1 EXEC SURVEY - PART 2


Survey responders identify the designs, colors and constructions responsible for the rug industry's Q1 2016 surge in sales.


NEW YORK -- For Part 2 of RugNews.com's exclusive First Quarter 2016 business roundup, we asked industry executives to analyze their best-selling products and categories, and to give their insights into new directions and fashion trends impacting rug design. 


 

CAPEL RUGS HONORED BY IMC FOR 50+ YEARS AT SPRING HIGH POINT MARKET


Capel Rugs, which celebrates its 99 anniversary in 2016 and completely renovated its Historic Market Square showroom last year, was honored by IMC for showing at Spring High Point Market for over 50 years.  


High Point, NC -- Capel was the single rug company feted last week when International Market Centers (IMC) recognized 28 tenants showing at Spring High Point Market for 50 years or more. 


 

GRAHAM HEAD TAKES RUGNEWS.COM BEHIND THE SCENE AT ABC CARPET'S LUXE ANTIQUE RUG SALE

ABC's Graham Head says the store's annual antique rug sale has evolved over the past 12 years to appeal to a larger audience and the next generation of collectors.


NEW YORK -- Rug industry guru Graham Head, vice chairman of ABC Carpet & Home, takes RugNews.com on an exclusive behind the scene tour of the retailer's signature antique rug sale, and details the evolution of the rug business at ABC in the past decade and its strategy moving forward.


 
SURYA TEAMS UP TO 'MARCH FOR BABIES'

CALHOUN, Ga. – Surya employees, friends and family members will participate in the 2016 March for Babies, an annual walk scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in Cartersville, Ga.


 
WORLD FLOOR COVERING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES MOVE TO DALTON

"A presence in Dalton is a natural move for the organization." -- Scott Humphrey, CEO of WFCA


DALTON, GA -- Scott Humphrey, chief executive officer of the World Floor Covering Association, announced today that the WFCA will move its headquarters from Anaheim, CA to Dalton, GA.  Humphrey said the decision was made by unanimous vote of both the WFCA Executive and Finance Committees.  The action was taken at a meeting of the groups earlier this year.  



 

NOURISON ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF KATHY IRELAND PROGRAM

Nourison adds new area rug collections to its expanded Kathy Ireland Home program.


SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison, after quietly debuting its expanded Kathy Ireland bridal program during New York Home Fashions Market, formally announced the broadening of its partnership with Kathy Ireland Worldwide, growing the collection of rugs, decorative pillows and poufs. 


 

JAIPUR LIVING APPOINTS MICHAEL CALLAGHAN AS HEAD OF GLOBAL SALESFORCE 


ATLANTA -- Jaipur Living has appointed Michael Callaghan as vice president of sales. A flooring industry veteran, Callaghan will lead the company's multi-channel salesforce, with a focus on driving next-level performance and profitability.


 
FEIZY UNVEILS  HAUTE TRENDS COLLECTION TO HIGH POINT SHOPPERS


A dramatic display featuring the work of Feizy's Haute Trends designers greeted guests at a champagne brunch for retailers and interior designers on Sunday at High Point Market.

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- After introducing the market to its new Haute Trends designers in Vegas, Feizy presented the initial designs of that collaboration to High Point shoppers at a Sunday, April 17, champagne brunch.


 

TRISHA YEARWOOD'S ODE TO SOFT AND SUBTLE TAKES CENTER STAGE AT NATCO



Country singer and celebrity chef Trisha Yearwood personally walked 
customers through private line reviews at the launch of her premier 
rug collection for Natco at High Point Market on Saturday.

 


HIGH POINT, N.C.  -- Singing the praises of soft, sumptuous textures, comfortable plush shags and subtle patterns and colors, country singer and celeb chef Trisha Yearwood personally walked customers through private line reviews at the launch of her premier rug collection for Natco at High Point Market on Saturday.

 

 
 
JAIPUR LIVING ADDS 300 PRODUCTS TO PORTFOLIO, REVEALS FRESH LOOK

Jaipur debuts a range of new rugs in a variety of constructions and price points for market shoppers.

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- After recently renaming itself to Jaipur Living, Jaipur is adding more than 300 new products to its portfolio, including rugs in a variety of new constructions and price points, for High Point Market. It will also debut a fresh lifestyle-driven showroom, featuring trend vignettes, for attendees to browse.


 

AMIR LOLOI DETAILS GROWTH STRATEGY, JOANNA GAINES LAUNCH IN HIGH POINT


Amir Loloi, CEO of Loloi Rugs, says plans are underway for expansion into additional home products categories. 


DALLAS -- Raking in double digit increases in sales last year and expecting the same for 2016, Loloi continues its successful fashion-driven growth strategy with a staggering rollout of 19 new collections at market, including the much-anticipated Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines.



















Copyright © 2016 Rug News All rights reserved.  | Console Login