RETAIL INSIGHTS: SERGENIAN'S NEXT-GENERATION RUG BUSINESS
Paul Sergenian, Kathryn Sergenian and Niko Papadopoulos share insights into Sergenian's thriving third-generation family owned rug business in Madison, Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wisconsin -- As the rug retail landscape continues to change at a rapid-fire pace, Sergenian's is an inspiring role model for family-owned rug businesses that are fine-tuning services and product mix to adapt to evolving consumer shopping preferences.
HRI ANNOUNCES NEW, LARGER SHOWROOM IN HAMILTON WING OF IHFC
This new design from HRI's Evoke collection will be featured at the rug company's new High Point showroom, H-407.
NEW YORK - Harounian Rugs International (HRI), manufacturer and importer for over 50 years of fine handmade programmed area rugs, has announced a move to a new, larger showroom, space (H - 407) on the 4th floor in the Hamilton wing of the IHFC building.
FEIZY HOSTS TEXAS-SIZED MOVING SALE WITH $250 MILLION IN INVENTORY
Feizy will include inventory from its one of a kind collections (shown), as well as the Feizy Fine and Lifestyles lines in a special sale to be held from March 5 - April 9.
DALLAS -- After more than 20 years in the Dallas Design District, Feizy is relocating to a larger facility in Farmers Branch, Texas. An unprecedented buying event will be held prior to the move.
INTERNATIONAL CARPET SYMPOSIUM IN AZERBAIJAN ANNOUNCES DESIGN COMPETITION
Created for the 2016 International Symposium in Azerbaijan, this carpet combines traditional patterns of all Turkic countries in its field.
BAKU, Azerbaijan -- The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum in Baku will host the 2nd International Symposium of Common Language of the Turkic World - Patterns, to be held May 22 - 24, 2017.
ASID LAUNCHES REDESIGNED NATIONAL AND CHAPTER WEBSITES
ASID has redesigned all of its websites including those for its 47 chapters, highlighting ASID's mission, 'Design Impacts Lives'.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has unveiled a complete redesign and enhancement of its websites, putting its mission of "Design Impacts Lives" front and center.
BOHEMIAN & TRIBAL LOOKS HEADLINE 2017 RUG COLLECTIONS -- PART 1
ATLANTA -- At the January Atlanta International Area Rug Market, the most prevalent stories in rug introductions for 2017 included a unanimous emphasis on Bohemian looks, an increase in beautiful abstracts, and innovations in yarn technology and machine-weaving.
BOHEMIAN & TRIBAL LOOKS HEADLINE 2017 RUG COLLECTIONS -- PART 2
ATLANTA / LAS VEGAS -- At the January Atlanta International Area Rug Market and Las Vegas Market, the biggest fashion stories for 2017 included a unanimous emphasis on Bohemian looks.
IKEA, JORDAN TO WORK WITH 200 SYRIAN REFUGEES FOR RUG WEAVING PROGRAM
Similar to the end goal for about 200 Syrain refugees, Ikea's Kattrup rug is woven by skilled craftspeople with good working conditions and fair wages at organized weaving centers in India.
LEIDEN, Netherlands -- Ikea partners with local Jordanian enterprises and foundations to engage about 200 Syrian refugees to produce the rugs and textiles.
SURYA ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ASID
CARTERSVILLE, Georgia -- Surya has secured Premier Partner status with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) in order to strengthen communication and engagement with ASID's 26,000+ members and the greater interior design community.
WAYFAIR NET REVENUE UP 59.7%, BUT RECORDS LOSS FOR Q4 AND 2016
BOSTON -- Wayfair Inc. today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2016.
FOLEY INKS LICENSE
WITH RIZZY HOME
LOS ANGELES -- Celebrity designer Dann Foley has added Rizzy Home to his growing stable of licensing partners
NEW INTERHALL TENANTS, DESIGNER LAUNCHES ANNOUNCED FOR SPRING HIGH POINT MARKET
High Point, NC -- Ten new tenants are joining InterHall for Spring High Point Market, April 22-26, 2017, including five companies new to High Point Market.
KASTHALL'S 2017 RUGS LAUNCHED AT STOCKHOLM FURNITURE & LIGHT FAIR
Kasthall debuts the hand-tufted Field wool bouclé rug at the 2017 Stockholm Furniture Fair. The rug illustrates the quartz pink tone seen at European shows in furniture, rugs and accessories.
STOCKHOLM -- Swedish rug maker Kasthall launched the first rugs of its 2017 collection at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, Feb. 7 - 11, 2017.
ORIENTAL WEAVERS NAMES TAMMY WASHBURN VP OF SALES, WEST REGION/SPECIALTY ACCOUNTS
DALTON, Ga. -- Oriental Weavers has named Tammy Washburn as its new Vice President of Sales - West Region/Specialty Accounts.
AND SEW RUGS
GAIN TRACTION AT SURFACES 2017
Surfacing at Surfaces 2017 were trends influenced by the rug industry, from outdoor floor coverings to fashion colors, textures and patterns. The influence was apparent at both broadloom and rug company booths.
LAS VEGAS -- The International Surface Event (Surfaces) is no longer viewed as dominantly a soft surface show, with hard surfaces taking over a much larger area than broadloom did at the 2017 event held at Mandalay Bay from Jan. 17-20.
KYLE BUNTING DEBUTS FIRST ARTIST COLLECTION, 'ELEMENT BY ABIDEMI'
Samples of the new puzzle-like designs by artist Abidemi Olowonira for Kyle Bunting debut at the New York showroom of Edelman Leather.
NEW YORK -- Trendsetting decorative cowhide rug designer Kyle Bunting recently debuted the Element collection by Nigerian born artist Abidemi Olowonira at the New York City showroom of Edelman Leather.
BUYERS EXPLORE NEW LINES AT AMERICASMART MARCH MARKET
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings and Holiday Market gives buyers another occasion to explore the Market center's more than 1,500 permanent showrooms, complemented by a curated Temporary showcase of up-and-coming and artisan lines.
SAMSON AGREES TO ACQUIRE BAKER, MILLING ROAD & MCGUIRE FROM KOHLER
HICKORY, N.C. -- Samson Investment Holding Company and Kolher Company entered into an agreement on Feb. 15, 2017 in which Samson agrees to acquire the furniture brands Baker, Milling Road and McGuire from Kohler.
DALYN RECEIVES VISUAL DISPLAY AWARD AT ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL RUG MARKET
Ronnie Jaffar of Dalyn accepts the AmericasMart Visual Display award for the rug maker's 6th floor showroom from Kevin Malkiewicz of AmericasMart at the January 2017 Atlanta International Rug Market.
ATLANTA -- Dalyn Rugs was recognized for its outstanding visual merchandising with a Visual Display award presented by AmericasMart during the winter 2017 Atlanta International Rug Market in January.
RIZZY HOME OPENS NY SHOWROOM IN 295 FIFTH AVENUE TEXTILE BUILDING
CALHOUN, Georgia -- Rizzy Home has announced the opening of a new showroom in the 295 Fifth Avenue building, showroom #1504, which will be open for business at the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market.
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