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Nourison Names Appelt Regional Sales Manager for Southeast

Nourison Names Appelt Regional Sales Manager for Southeast

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Nourison has appointed David John Appelt to the new position of regional sales manager for the Southeast territory, covering North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas. He is based in Mobile, Ala. Appelt will manage and develop business for this region as well as supervise a teamMore »

NYIGF to Launch 100 Days of Design

NYIGF to Launch 100 Days of Design

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Beginning next month, the New York International Gift Fair will hold 100 Days of Design, an initiative that is intended to connect the show’s attendees with design resources. The program, which will begin on Oct. 20, will feature a 100 Days of Design blog, which will present daily guest posts during the weekdays,More »

Central Oriental Heads Back to High Point

Central Oriental Heads Back to High Point

SANFORD, Me.-Rug manufacturer Central Oriental will return to High Point Market next month, exhibiting in space M304 in the International Home Furnishings Center’s Pavilions section on the third floor. The showroom is about 1,500 square feet. The move back to the High Point Market made sense, said Jim Thompson, vice president of sales and marketing.More »

Oriental Weavers to Open IHFC Showroom at High Point

Oriental Weavers to Open IHFC Showroom at High Point

DALTON, Ga.-Oriental Weavers will unveil its new showroom at High Point Market next month. Located in the International Home Furnishings Center, the showroom is located in space G361, straddling the Green and Wrenn wings. The new space is 3,700 square feet, bigger than its former space in Showplace, which was about 2,700 square feet. TheMore »

Johnson-Burns Joins Loloi as Sales Manager for Reps

Johnson-Burns Joins Loloi as Sales Manager for Reps

DALLAS, Texas–Loloi Rugs has appointed Shawn Johnson-Burns to the position sales manager for rep groups, where she will be responsible for building Loloi’s account base and growing existing business. “We are thrilled to have Shawn as a member of our team,” said Amir Loloi, owner. “Her practical retail and wholesale sales experience will be assetsMore »

New Orleans Site of 2012 ART Conference

New Orleans Site of 2012 ART Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–The Accessories Resource Team, the decorative accessory industry trade association, will hold its 20th annual conference in New Orleans next year, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Scheduled for May 17 to 20, 2012, the conference will be co-chaired by Susan Andrulis, IMAX Corp., and Cody Hutcheson, CODARUS. The annual conference specializes in programming thatMore »

Market Square & Suites Announces Event Line-Up for October Market

Market Square & Suites Announces Event Line-Up for October Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Market Square & Suites has a variety of social, networking and educational events planned for next month’s October High Point Market, scheduled for Oct. 22-27. Events on Sunday, Oct. 23, include the Belgian Flax and Linen Association reception, which will include Belgian chocolates from Leonidas and Neuhaus, Stella Artois beer and wine atMore »