SPARTANBURG, S.C.-Radici USA has become the newest member of the Oriental Rug Importers Association, ORIA announced. Now that it is under new leadership, ORIA wants to become a more inclusive organization and expand the membership to include all U.S.-based rug flooring companies and wholesalers, it said in a release. “Our organization is at a crossroads … More »
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh will debut its first collection of decorative pillows at the upcoming High Point Market. The company’s first lineup of decorative pillows encompasses 50 SKUs, with designs and fills segmented by retail channel of distribution, according to a Safavieh statement. Targeted retail channels include furniture stores, upper-end home-furnishings retailers, catalogs and websites. Tiffany … More »
NEW YORK-Gilt Groupe, an online shopping destination, has acquired home decor site Decorati, expanding its footprint in home to include offerings for designers and trade-only manufacturers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Decorati is a destination site for upscale interior design products and services as well as a community for the display of designer … More »
NORCROSS, Ga.–Design icon Raymond Waites is bringing his bold touch to Jaipur this High Point Market, launching an initial line of three rug collections. To celebrate the new license, the company will host a party on Sunday, April 3, in its Showplace showroom, #3415, from 4 to 6 p.m., with Waites as the guest of … More »
TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs has named Tami Watras vice president-product and creative director, a new position. Reporting to John Magee, president and chief executive officer, Watras will oversee media messaging and advertising for Capel, as well as the overall creative direction for the company. She will continue to oversee product development and Capel’s import division, which … More »
CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya will hold the fourth of eight anniversary celebrations this year during next month’s High Point Market, on Sunday, April 3. Taking place in Ballroom A in the International Home Furnishings Center building from 7 to 10 p.m., the event will include a catered dinner, cocktails, and live music. The company has been hosting … More »
DALLAS–During High Point Market next month, Loloi Rugs will host a party in its International Home Furnishings Center showroom, #D-320, on Sunday, April 3, starting at 4 p.m. The eight-piece band Glow, which has headlined many of Loloi’s trade events throughout the South, will be providing the music for this event. Loloi’s new collections for … More »
TROY, N.C.–Longtime Capel executive Bud Young has left Capel Rugs for personal reasons, the company said, and no replacement has been named. Instead, Young’s responsibilities as vice president of marketing will be absorbed by Allen Robertson, vice president of sales, and Tami Watras, director of merchandising. Young was with Capel for 28 years.