Floor Covering

Dallas Market Center Announces The Next Big Give Winners

Dallas Market Center Announces The Next Big Give Winners

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center today announced A. Dodson’s and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy as the two winners for The Next Big Give, a national search for specialty retailers that give back in their communities. A. Dodson’s, an apparel, gift, and home décor store in Suffolk, Va., and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy, based in Tyler, Texas, wereMore »

Gift Fair Attendance Rises 5 Percent to 35,000

Gift Fair Attendance Rises 5 Percent to 35,000

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Attendance at the winter 2012 New York International Gift Fair totaled 35,000, up almost 5 percent from the 2011 NYIGF, according to a statement from GLM, the show’s owner and manager. The Gift Fair ran from Jan. 28-Feb. 2 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Piers 92 andMore »

Rizzy Partners with Furniture First

Rizzy Partners with Furniture First

CALHOUN, Ga.–Area rug and textiles supplier Rizzy Home has partnered with Furniture First, a purchasing cooperative made up of retail furniture dealers, in a two-year partnership. The deal allows the co-op members access to Rizzy’s multiple product categories. A 17-year-old national buying group for the retail home furnishings and mattress industry, Furniture First has 186More »

Orian Rugs Chosen to be Featured on “World’s Greatest!…” Program

Orian Rugs Chosen to be Featured on “World’s Greatest!...” Program

ANDERSON, S.C.–Orian Rugs will be the subject of a future episode of “World’s Greatest…,” a 30-minute cable television series from How 2 Media that highlights products, places and people. “Even though one might assume from their name that Orian Rugs is in the floor coverings industry, they would be wrong,” said Gordon Freeman, executive producerMore »

Surya Realigns Sales Structure, Adds Two Sales Executives

Surya Realigns Sales Structure, Adds Two Sales Executives

DALTON, Ga.—In order to better service its distribution channels, Surya has recently added two sales executives to oversee the furniture and retail and design service categories. Eric Nyman has taken responsibility for furniture and retail, overseeing about 40 reps, while Steve Fahey is overseeing design services and about 30 reps. Both will have the titleMore »

Surya iPad, iPhone App

Surya iPad, iPhone App

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya has launched an iPad and iPhone application that allows retailers, designers, and consumers an easy-to-use medium to browse its assortment of rugs, pillows, wall art and poufs. “Surya products have intricate, hand-woven design elements, and the new app allows people to experience products in a more intimate and convenient way,” said Satya Tiwari,More »