Floor Covering

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 »

Surya Gives Facebook Fans a Vote on Rug Design

Surya Gives Facebook Fans a Vote on Rug Design

CALHOUN, Ga.-Surya will conduct its first-ever Designer’s Choice sweepstakes on its Facebook page, inviting its fans to select a new design for a Surya rug. Fans will be able to vote on their favorite design from 10 pre-production sketches on the Surya fan page, www.facebook.com/suryasocial , through March 8. The winning design will go intoMore »

Blog:The Good Show Vibe Continues in Vegas

Blog:The Good Show Vibe Continues in Vegas

LAS VEGAS–The Las Vegas Winter Market opened yesterday with a bang, continuing the good vibes of the January trade shows. Showgoers packed the showrooms and hallways, and educational and socializing events were well attended. A presentation by celebrity Priscilla Presley was standing room only as she debuted her new home furnishings line with H Studio. The collectionMore »

MSLO Appoints Smyth to Board

MSLO Appoints Smyth to Board

NEW YORK–Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) has named Margaret M. Smyth to its board of directors. Most recently, Smyth served as vice president and chief financial officer of Hamilton Sundstrand, part of United Technologies Corp. Prior to that, she was United Technologies’ vice president and corporate controller. She also served in financial positions with 3M,More »