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LAS VEGAS MARKET DRAWS BUYERS FROM 80 COUNTRIES AND 20 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS


LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Market announced today that international visitors and exhibitors will be well-represented at the summer edition, July 31-August 4, 2016, with buyers from nearly 80 countries registered to attend, and more than 116 exhibitors from 20 countries showing.


 
Atlanta Market Preview Part 1
BUYERS WANT INNOVATION & FASHION, VENDORS RESPOND



ATLANTA -- Kicking off the summer season, buyers attending the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, running from July 12-July 19, said the focus will be on innovation and fashion to help them differentiate their product offering in a industry brimming with lookalikes. Part 1 of our Atlanta Market Preview, takes a look at rug makers whose names begin with A-L and products they are offering to show shoppers.


 
Atlanta Market Preview Part 2
BUYERS WANT INNOVATION & FASHION, VENDORS RESPOND


ATLANTA -- Part 2 of RugNews.com's two-part Atlanta Market Preview takes a look at what companies named M-Z are presenting to retailers, who said that they are counting on innovation and fashion to help drive sales.


 

MOMENI BRINGS ATTAINABLE LUXURY TO MARKET; ADDS PROGRAMS TO BOOST RETAIL SALES THIS FALL

At Atlanta International Rug Market, Momeni will launch the new Petra collection crafted of polyester in a cross woven construction. The line features on-trend colors in tandem with distressing and updated traditional motifs.

CARLSTADT, N.J. -- Momeni will focus on a theme of attainable luxury at summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas, and will have on show an assortment that includes new collections as well as in-stock and promotional items that will help retailers "close out the year with a bang."

 

UNITED WEAVERS TO HOST VEGAS MEET & GREET WITH CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT TO LAUNCH ACTOR'S FIRST  RUGS
Star of TV's Brady Bunch Already a Hit in Furniture

United Weavers will unveil its first Christopher Knight Collection rugs in Atlanta, followed by an appearance by the Brady Bunch TV show star at the rug maker's Las Vegas showroom.


DALTON, Ga. -- United Weavers of America will launch the first rugs by Christopher Knight Collection, a new licensing brand that will expand the reach of Christopher Knight Home, a company created in 2012 by the Brady Bunch TV show star to sell furniture online.

 

FIBREWORKS INTRODUCES NEW RETAIL BRAND, COLLINWOOD MARKETPLACE RUGS

A Kara collection woven jacquard rug of 100 percent sisal with coordinated serging will retail at $999 in 6x9 in Fibreworks' new Collinwood Marketplace Rugs. 


LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Fibreworks, a 26-year old producer of natural fiber broadloom carpet and custom area rugs, announces the introduction of Collinwood Marketplace Rugs, a new brand for retailers.
 
 
CAPEL OFFERS 20% SAVINGS ON SUMMER MARKET ORDERS; CONTINUES 'UNIQUELY CAPEL' PERKS


One of six new collections debuting at Capel this summer, Barletta (shown above in oyster) is a new transitional range offered in five colors.

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Capel Rugs will offer a special discount during the upcoming summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas to reward retailers for new orders placed during the shows.


 

 AMERICAN RUG CRAFTSMAN INTRODUCES TWO NEW EVERSTRAND COLLECTIONS AT SUMMER MARKETS


SUGAR VALLEY, Ga. -- For its 2016 summer introductions, American Rug Craftsmen continues to expand its offerings constructed of EverStrand yarn. 


 
KAS FOCUSES ON INNOVATIVE NEW EASY-CARE COLLECTION, INDOOR-OUTDOOR OFFERINGS


Kas turns the summer spotlight on its innovative stain resistant Retreat collection of flatweaves. Shown, Sahara in charcoal.

SOMERSET, N.J. -- Celebrating its 35 years in business during 2016, Kas heads into summer market heavily promoting its new easy-care, stain repellant Retreat collection, and focusing on its indoor/outdoor selections. 


 

ORIENTAL WEAVERS RELEASES CATALOG; DEBUTS NEW MARKETING CAMPAIGN


The cover of OW's new 2016-2017 catalog illustrates the debuting "Drawn to Inspire" marketing campaign which emphasizes the importance of rugs in the creation of fashionable rooms.

DALTON, Ga. -- Oriental Weavers, the world's largest manufacturer of machine-woven rugs, announces the release of its 2016-2017 Rug Catalog.  


 

 

NYICS ANNOUNCES FIRST
ANTIQUE RUG PAVILION


West Hollywood, CA  -- NYICS will introduce the first pavilion dedicated to antique handmade carpets at its upcoming show to be held Sept.  11 - 13, 2016 at the Terminal Warehouse in New York City.


 
KARASTAN TO LAUNCH FIRST AMERICAN-MADE INDOOR/OUTDOOR RUGS 


Portico, Karastan's first domestically made indoor-outdoor collection, will debut at summer markets along with Cosmopolitan, an indoor line aimed at younger consumers.

SUGAR VALLEY, Ga.-- At the upcoming summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas, Karastan will introduce its first domestically made indoor-outdoor collection and a new contemporary line that is driven by the trend for soft, tinted neutrals and by Karastan's desire to reach out to young consumers.


 
 

RUG DYES: A CAUTIONARY TALE IN THE AGE OF VISCOSE

In this "after washing" photo of a rug with white wool ground and raised black viscose motif, the black dye would not have run onto the white sections if the proper dye for viscose had been used. 

SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. -- As viscose yarns are increasingly used in rugs woven both at home and abroad, manufacturers should take extra precautions that they are using the appropriate dyes to prevent future cleaning issues.  


 

WOVEN PARADISE EXHIBIT FEATURES GERMAN COLLECTOR'S ANATOLIAN RUGS


Although Renaissance artist Ghirlandaio painted a similar rug design, this 18th century Bergama rug is uniquely Buddhist-inspired with the pillar of the world rising up perpendicularly from its center. 207 x 197 cm; 812 Knots/dm².  All rugs shown copyright Martin Posth Collection.


BERLIN -- Collector Martin Posth, author of "Collected Beauty," a highly respected book on Anatolian rugs and kilims published in 2014, will present a selection from his extensive collection in an exhibition at Berlin's Studio Bumiller from Oct. 23 - Dec. 3, 2016.


 
DYNAMIC RUGS PAIRS CUTTING-EDGE CONSTRUCTION & FASHION FOR SUMMER MARKETS


The debuting Milan collection, featuring a budget-friendly price tag, is tufted and then printed by hand.

FREDERICK, Md. -- Dynamic Rugs adds to existing collections and launches a series of collections that feature novel constructions for the upcoming markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas. 

 
WAYFAIR CLAIMS WORLD'S LARGEST LIGHTING SELECTION; LAUNCHES ONLINE 'HOME RENOVATION HEADQUARTERS'

BOSTON -- Wayfair Inc. today announced the expansion of its lighting offering at Wayfair.com to deliver what the company claims to be the world's most extensive lighting selection across a wide range of styles and price points. 
 

 

 

CONSUMERS SAY THEY WON'T INCREASE ONLINE SPENDING IN COMING YEARS


CHICAGO, Il. -- The easy growth days for e-commerce may be over according to new U.S. consumer research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). 


 
SURYA CELEBRATES 40 YEARS
   SATYA TIWARI: "THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING"


CEO Satya Tiwari projects Surya's future as a billion-dollar lifestyle brand as the he and the company celebrate their 40th birthdays.


CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Surya is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016. This may come as a surprise to more than a few, since the company is so closely associated with its 40-year-old CEO Satya Tiwari.


 


 

CAPEL RUGS TO INTRODUCE SIX FASHION-FORWARD COLLECTIONS AT SUMMER MARKETS


Capel is set to unveil Simply Gabbeh, a hand-loomed wool series inspired by classic Persian Gabbehs, but in chic updated color palettes and transitional-looking designs ($599 in 5x8).

TROY, N.C. -- Building on the momentum of an outstanding spring High Point Market, Capel Rugs is introducing six new collections of fashion-forward rugs designed to help retailers spark new store traffic and sales. 


 
 

AYKA DESIGN SELECTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS VENICE DESIGN EXHIBIT


Ayka's Beauty (shown hanging left) and Reflections were chosen for the Venice Design exhibit to reflect the city's rich jewel colors.


VENICE -- Award-winning London rug atelier Ayka Design was selected to exhibit alongside design heavyweights such as Karim Rashid and Paul Kelly at the curated Venice Design 2016 held at the city's stunning Villa Palazzo Michiel. 




















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