Floor Covering

NY Gift Fair Appoints Two New Board Members

NY Gift Fair Appoints Two New Board Members

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Two industry veterans – Thompson Lange of Homescapes Carmel and David Gooding of Juliska – have joined the seven-member advisory board of the New York International Gift Fair.  Comprised of both attendees and exhibitors, the board meets semi-annually with show management to offer strategic feedback related to the gift and home market inMore »

Nourison to Open New N.Y. Showroom

Nourison to Open New N.Y. Showroom

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.-Nourison will open its new permanent showroom in New York next month, in time for Metro Market and New York Home Fashions Market. Located on the street level of the 295 Fifth Avenue building, the showroom is more than 10,000 square feet, 70 percent larger than its former location on the 14th floor.More »

Mohawk Net Falls 10.5 Percent in Second Quarter

Mohawk Net Falls 10.5 Percent in Second Quarter

CALHOUN, Ga.–Income-tax expenses and an increase in cost of goods sold spoiled what otherwise was a decent quarter for Mohawk Industries. The floor-covering manufacturer posted a 10.5 percent decline in net income for its second quarter, which ended on July 2 and which brought the bottom line to $60.9 million. The company reported income-tax expense ofMore »

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the 2011 Summer Las Vegas Market, which ends today. Yessica’s, Couronne Company and Alef Design were recognized for creating innovative and visually appealing displays to attract strong retail buyers and traffic to their spaces. “We’re very pleasedMore »

Tom Conley Named President, CEO of High Point Market Authority

Tom Conley

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The High Point Market Authority board of directors has appointed trade show executive Tom Conley president and CEO, effective Aug. 15. Conley replaces Brian Casey, who left the Market Authority in the spring. “We are very pleased to have someone of Tom’s caliber join the Market Authority, particularly with his extensive background inMore »

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

LAS VEGAS–The foodie scene hits World Market Center Las Vegas just in time for Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, which opened yesterday. Las Vegas Market has a new food court on the third floor of Building C, featuring nine casual dining options. “In addition to some of the more established restaurants and kiosks throughout market,More »

Momeni Promotes Three

Momeni Promotes Three

CARLSTADT, N.J.–Momeni has promoted three executives to its sales management team.  Stephen Hoberman has been promoted from national accounts manager to national sales manager, where his key responsibilities will be to manage and expand Momeni’s national sales organization into new and existing avenues of business. Hoberman has been with Momeni for two years, prior toMore »