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Market Matters: High Point Market Wrap Up

Market Matters: High Point Market Wrap Up

There was a renewed spirit at the recent High Point Market, as rug manufacturers felt attendees had a more positive outlook. And there were plenty of introductions from which to choose, as vendors continued with such themes as eco-friendly materials, American-made products and bold color. Designer licenses also remain important, as do added details suchMore »

Whorton Joins Feizy as Regional Sales Manager

Whorton Joins Feizy as Regional Sales Manager

John Whorton has joined Feizy Rugs as regional sales manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico. Reporting to Dale Sweary, Feizy’s vice president of sales, Whorton succeeds Bethanye Nicholson, who is taking a different position within the company. A rug industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Whorton will be responsible forMore »

Jaunty to Unveil new Atlanta Showroom

Jaunty to Unveil new Atlanta Showroom

Jaunty will relocate its showroom to the fifth floor of AmericasMart’s Building 1 come January for the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. While its former showroom in the lobby was open daily, the new showroom will only be open during the markets, said Kami Navid, executive vice president of sales, Jaunty. “It’s in a goodMore »

Dover to Work with Olmsted Museum

Dover to Work with Olmsted Museum

Dover Rug & Home has been selected to supply rugs and carpets to the Frederick Law Olmsted Museum, a National Historic site in Brookline, Mass. Olmsted is considered the founder of American landscape architecture and created such urban parks as New York’s Central Park. “It was a very competitive process and I am honored DoverMore »

Warp & Weft Sponsors FIT Competition

Warp & Weft Sponsors FIT Competition

Working with the Fashion Institute of Technology, high-end rug gallery and manufacturer Warp & Weft  sponsored Contemporary Creations: A Rug Design Competition for the 24 students in the college’s Custom Rug and Carpet Design course, for upper-division Textile/Surface Design Program students. The students were tasked with creating a contemporary design with complete freedom in expressingMore »

Di Adamo to Head Surya’s Production Development

Di Adamo to Head Surya’s Production Development

Surya has appointed Eva Di Adamo as head of its product development team. Di Adamo has 20 years of product development and merchandising experience with the home accessories and fashion industries. She succeeds Al Mortensen, who has left the company. “Product development is core to our business and we are thrilled to have attracted suchMore »

Loloi Rugs Names Craley Vice President of Sales

Loloi Rugs Names Craley Vice President of Sales

Loloi Rugs has appointed Austin Craley to the new position of vice president of sales, where he will manage the company’s sales team. Reporting directly to Amir and Steven Loloi, founder/president and principal, respectively, Craley will be based in New Jersey. With more than 26 years of experience in the rug industry, Craley was mostMore »

Mohawk Home Launches Holiday Sweepstakes

Mohawk Home Launches Holiday Sweepstakes

SUGAR VALLEY, Ga.–Mohawk Home will give one of its Facebook fans—which now number more than 10,000—a $1,000 Visa gift card to help spruce up their home in the New Year. Both new fans and existing ones can enter to win the sweepstakes on the company’s page on Facebook. The winner will be chosen by Jan.More »