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Las Vegas Market Launches Exhibitor-Focused Webinars

Las Vegas Market Launches Exhibitor-Focused Webinars

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market has launched a new series of webinars designed to assist tenants and exhibitors in planning for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2012, as well as educational sessions for growing their business. They will take place through November and December, with the first one taking place this coming Monday.More »

Couristan Launches New Marketing/Sales Tool

Couristan Launches New Marketing/Sales Tool

FORT LEE, N.J.–Couristan has debuted a new sales and marketing tool for its dealers to communicate the breath of its rug collections in several lifestyle trends. Called Pulse, the area rug program includes a library of glossy four-color brochures that focus on popular lifestyle trends and is housed in a sturdy three-ring binder. The initialMore »

Going with Genevieve

Going with Genevieve

By Andrea Lillo Fun, bold and bright describe Capel’s newest collection with Genevieve Gorder, as well as the designer herself, who was at High Point Market last month to launch her first collection with the rug company.  “Rugs wake a room up,” Gorder said, and her first group with Capel—four flatwoven wool designs—are the idealMore »

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 »