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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 »

Made In America Category Debuts at AmericasMart

Made In America Category Debuts at AmericasMart

ATLANTA–In an effort to help boost the U.S. economy and introduce retailers to companies whose products are American-made, AmericasMart will unveil a Made In America category during The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Rug Market this week. The Made in America category is part of The Temporaries – theMore »

GoodWeave to Host Party during Atlanta Market

GoodWeave to Host Party during Atlanta Market

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Next Thursday, Jan. 12, GoodWeave will host a cocktail reception during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. To be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Stoddard Room of the E Lounge in the Ellis Hotel — two blocks from AmericasMart — the event will give attendees a chance to enjoy cocktails andMore »

Jamie Drake Named 2012 Design Icon at Las Vegas Market

Jamie Drake Named 2012 Design Icon at Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–World Market Center Las Vegas has named Jamie Drake its 2012 Design Icon. The award, which recognizes an interior or furniture designer who has made a significant contribution to the industry, will be presented at the upcoming Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market, Jan. 30-Feb. 3. “Each year, as a market, we strive to deliverMore »

ORIA and AmericasMart Sign Multi-Year Partnership Agreement

ORIA and AmericasMart Sign Multi-Year Partnership Agreement

ATLANTA–The Oriental Rug Importers Association has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with AmericasMart Atlanta that sustains both organizations’ long-standing alliance and signals their continued support for the U.S. area rug industry. Effective with the January 2013 Atlanta International Area Rug Market, the agreement secures ORIA’s sponsorship of the National Oriental Rug Show (NORS), which isMore »