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Shaw Living to Open New Showroom in Las Vegas

Shaw Living to Open New Showroom in Las Vegas

DALTON, Ga.–Shaw Living will debut its new showroom at World Market Center during Las Vegas Market next month. The showroom is located in Building B, suite 559. In addition, on Monday, Aug. 1, and Tuesday, Aug. 2, Shaw will have a Cupcake Delight in the new showroom starting at 2 p.m. The company will showcaseMore »

September Designer Day to Focus on Carpet Selection

September Designer Day to Focus on Carpet Selection

NEW YORK–“Selecting the Right Carpet: From Contemporary to Classic to Custom” will be the topic of  7 W New York’s next Designer Day series on Sept. 12. Taking place during the New York International Carpet Show, Sept. 11 to 13, on the 11th floor of 7 W New York, the event will begin at 11:30More »

Blog: Atlanta Rug Market Wraps Up

Blog: Atlanta Rug Market Wraps Up

ATLANTA–The Atlanta International Area Rug Market finished up yesterday at AmericasMart, where exhibitors debuted collections as well as product categories. Among the themes were color and texture, which continue to perform well with consumers. The ‘Made in the U.S.A’ distinction remains important, and manufacturers continue to strengthen their production here. One hundred percent of Karastan’sMore »

ICON Honors Awarded in Atlanta

ATLANTA–Leaders in the home and gift industry were recognized here during the ICON Honors celebration last week, part of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. J. Todd Figi, founder of Figi Giftware, received the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. Figi, who passed away this January at the age of 66, created the namesake FigiMore »

Capel Rugs Names Hancox Eastern Canadian Rep

Capel Rugs Names Hancox Eastern Canadian Rep

TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs has named Cara Hancox account executive for Quebec, Ottowa and Eastern Ontario. She also represents Barrymore Furniture in these markets. As the company’s Canadian sales representative, Hancox will head sales to dealers and designers in these territories. Hancox will be based in Ottawa and report directly to Allen Robertson, Capel’s vice presidentMore »

International Gift & Home Furnishings Market Opens

International Gift & Home Furnishings Market Opens

ATLANTA–Gourmet housewares and design-driven home furnishings take centerstage at AmericasMart as the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market begins today. The International Rug Market opens tomorrow. The show features more than 250 permanent gourmet product lines, plus a floor of gourmet Market Temporaries. Cooking demonstrations will include appearances by chefs such as Cat CoraMore »

Safavieh Names Vlahopoulos to Sales Post

Safavieh Names Vlahopoulos to Sales Post

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh has named industry veteran John Vlahopoulos to the position of senior sales executive. This comes as part of the company’s restructuring and planned expansion of its sales force to target independent rug retailers and trade showrooms in major markets nationwide. Prior to joining Safavieh, Vlahopoulos served as a sales manager for TheMore »

Synergy, Events for Newly Relocated Rug Showrooms at Las Vegas Market

Synergy, Events for Newly Relocated Rug Showrooms at Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Seven rug exhibitors will relocate to the Building B for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, where they will co-locate with complementary home decor and adjacent rug showrooms. Las Vegas Market will commemorate this rug relocation with a champagne toast on Wednesday, August 3, at 3 p.m. in each of the newly relocated rug showrooms,More »