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200 N. Hamilton St. Adds Four Exhibitors for High Point

200 N. Hamilton St. Adds Four Exhibitors for High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Four new exhibitors will be showing in the Design District at 200 N. Hamilton St. during next month’s High Point Market: Modern Traditions Furniture, Friedman Brothers Mirrors, Charles Luck and Antique Rug Connection. These companies target high-end furniture stores and interior designers with their products, which range from ornate mirrors and stone tablesMore »

ART Announces 19 ART Card Participants at High Point Market

ART Announces 19 ART Card Participants at High Point Market

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Nineteen exhibitors will participate in Accessories Resource Team (ART) card program during the High Point Market next month, offering discounts, free freight with minimum orders and more to ART retail members when those retailers present their ART cards when placing an order. A complete list of the High Point vendor specials is listed onMore »

Rug/Textiles Veteran Launches Custom Rug Company

Rug/Textiles Veteran Launches Custom Rug Company

NEW YORK–Rug and textiles industry veteran Gary Shafran has launched L&M Custom Carpet & Rugs, a custom flooring company that offers sourcing services to the architect and designer community. The company works directly with experienced artisans in Nepal, China, India and Thailand, and offers a number of constructions: Nepalese-Tibetan 100 knot in 100 percent wool;More »

Vente-Privee, Safavieh Partner for Private Sale Event

Vente-Privee, Safavieh Partner for Private Sale Event

NEW YORK–Vente-privee, the French members-only website that teamed up with American Express last year to create a U.S. version, has launched its home furnishings sales with products from Safavieh. The limited-time Safavieh sale, which includes more than 200 skus in rugs, furniture, lighting and accent pillows, began yesterday at 10 a.m. and will run forMore »

Dallas Market Center Launches “Know It All” Blog

Dallas Market Center Launches “Know It All” Blog

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has launched its first blog, Know It All, on its website, found at dallasmarketcenter.com/blogs. Through the new blog the DMC will share retail and business tips, product features, trends, expert advice, inspiration, industry information and more. “Our blog extends our brand and reaches our customers in an entirely new way,” said CindyMore »

Orian Rugs to Open High Point Showroom, Appoints Gallery VPs

Orian Rugs to Open High Point Showroom, Appoints Gallery VPs

ANDERSON, S.C.—Orian Rugs will open its first High Point Market showroom next month, exhibiting in Showplace, space 3233. The 6,500-square-foot space will show Orian’s full line, but will emphasize its new Gallery collection, which debuted in January and targets the furniture, specialty and independent regional retailers.  “We had a great reaction to Gallery in January,”More »

NY Gift Fair Offers Market Readiness Seminars

NY Gift Fair Offers Market Readiness Seminars

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Beginning in April, a monthly series of free market readiness webinars that address marketing and selling strategies, tradeshow operations and lead follow-up will be offered to New York International Gift Fair exhibitors. Produced jointly by NYIGF and Right Angle Strategies, a business strategy and coaching consultancy, the series includes four pre-show webinars, oneMore »

GLM Picks Falkenberg to Head Gift Fair

GLM Picks Falkenberg to Head Gift Fair

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Christian Falkenberg, vice president of GLM, has been named director of the New York International Gift Fair. The move gives Falkenberg complete oversight over NYIGF, including strategic development, brand positioning, sales, audience marketing, public relations and operations. He reports directly to Charles McCurdy, GLM’s CEO, and succeeds Dorothy Belshaw, who left GLM earlierMore »