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Las Vegas Market Goal: Call 90,000 Buyers

Las Vegas Market’s Retail Relations team

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market has significantly expanded its retail relations team, increasing its buyer outreach efforts to include 30 full-time staff with dedicated representatives for the gift, home decor, furniture and lifestyle categories as well as two field representatives. Show owner International Market Centers said it expects this team to generate significant increases in buyerMore »

ICFF Brings Delight and Design to New York

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NEW YORK–The International Contemporary Furniture Fair showed the fun and the functional this week, featuring products for all types of spaces and surfaces. It ends today. Area rugs companies were an important part of the ICFF mix. Surya debuted as an exhibitor and showed a selection of its product categories, including handknotted and hide-on-hair rugs,More »

Chris Phillips Joins Amer Rugs

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ATLANTA–Amer Rugs has appointed Chris Phillips as its new Midwest regional sales director. Having joined the company May 5, Phillips is now responsible for Ohio, Northern Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana, western Pennsylvania and Michigan for the company. Based in Ohio, Phillips reports to Tanuj Gupta, president. He succeeds Seth Joseph. A veteran sales manager andMore »

Chilewich to Open First Store This Fall

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NEW YORK–Textiles company Chilewich has plans to open its first physical store this September. It will be located in the Flatiron district here. “It is both thrilling and a little scary,” said Sandy Chilewich, designer and founder, in a mass email. “In this new store we will create our own personal environment to showcase ourMore »

IMC to Host Third Annual Las Vegas Market CEO Summit in Winter 2015

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LAS VEGAS–International Market Centers and Eller Enterprises announced that the third annual Las Vegas Market CEO Summit has been scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. This executive-level gathering for the gift and home furnishings industry will be presented in connection with the winter 2015 Las Vegas Market, scheduled for Jan. 18-22,More »

HFN Editorial Deadline for July’s Atlanta Markets

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NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (July 8-15) and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market (July 9-12). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Rug and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (alillo@hfnmag.com), whileMore »

ICFF: Modern Medley of Rugs

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NEW YORK–The International Contemporary Furniture Fair opens this Saturday in New York, and area rugs will be among the categories on view. The usual focus on the unusual will be on tap, as these manufacturers create sophisticated looks and playful interpretations to create statement pieces for the floor. The show runs until Tuesday, May 20.More »

Safavieh to Roll Out Asian-Inspired Lamps in Las Vegas

Safavieh’s Serenity Buddha lamp

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–At Las Vegas Market this summer, Safavieh will expand its lighting line with a new collection of Asian-inspired table lamps. The 20 designs range from classic urn and temple jars in handpainted chinoiserie designs to modern interpretations of Foo dogs and Buddha sculptures in ceramic and metal. The new line includes patterns modeledMore »