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Karastan Debuts App to Help Shoppers Match Styles and Colors

Karastan Debuts App to Help Shoppers Match Styles and Colors

DALTON, Ga.–Karastan has introduced an iPad application enabling consumers to take the company’s full catalog with them to match styles, colors, textures and patterns as they shop. Called Karastan on the Go, the app gives shoppers access to both of Karastan’s carpet and rug catalogs, and allows them to zoom in on images to discernMore »

Rug Ready in Atlanta

Rug Ready in Atlanta

ATLANTA — The rug industry kicks off the new year in Atlanta, and there will be plenty of activity for today, the opening day of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Couristan is celebrating its 85th anniversary with a champagne brunch in its showroom, 6-D-11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also for its anniversaryMore »

ART Announces Atlanta ART Card Participants and Market Event

ART Announces Atlanta ART Card Participants and Market Event

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Fourteen vendors will participate in Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which starts today. In addition, ART will also host an event during the Market, on Saturday, Jan. 14. First launched in 2011, the ART card program is exclusive to ART members and allows allMore »

Safavieh Enters Lighting Category; Previews Line in Las Vegas

Safavieh Enters Lighting Category; Previews Line in Las Vegas

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh will preview its first lighting collection to buyers attending the upcoming Las Vegas Market. Marketed as Safavieh Lighting, the line will consist of 50 skus in Las Vegas, where the company shows in space A-101. Another 70 designs will be added for the High Point Market in April, which will be theMore »

Shaw to Host Party this Thursday during Atlanta Market

Shaw to Host Party this Thursday during Atlanta Market

DALTON, Ga.–Shaw Living will host a party on the opening day of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, which runs Jan. 12-15. On Thursday, Jan. 12, Shaw will offer cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres from 5 to 7 p.m. in its Merchandise Mart showroom, 6-A-2. In addition, it will give away cupcakes on Friday, Jan.More »

Nourison to Introduce Several New Broadloom Collections

Nourison to Introduce Several New Broadloom Collections

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Nourison will introduce five broadloom collections this month as well as additions to popular collections. “Traditionally, we have the most new introductions during the winter/spring market,” said Alex Peykar, principal at Nourison. “We are very pleased with all our new product offerings this year. Last year, we made several strategic additions to ourMore »

Jaipur to Give Away Rug in Atlanta

Jaipur to Give Away Rug in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga.–At the Atlanta International Area Rug Market later this week, Jaipur will give away one of its Raymond Waites rugs — Animal Instinct — to an attendee. The winner will be announced at the company’s Global Inspirations luncheon and cocktail event on Friday, Jan. 13, from noon to 2 p.m. in its showroom, 3-C-15.More »

Kaleen Hosts Mariachi Band in Atlanta

Kaleen Hosts Mariachi Band in Atlanta

DALTON, Ga.–Kaleen will celebrate the launch of nine new collections at this week’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market with two parties. Starting at 3:30 p.m. on both Thursday, Jan. 19, and Friday, Jan. 20, the company will offer food, beer and wine as well as a mariachi band in its showroom, 3-C-9, in AmericasMart’s BuildingMore »