Floor Covering

Clinton Speech at Las Vegas Market Rescheduled

Clinton Speech at Las Vegas Market Rescheduled

LAS VEGAS–President Bill Clinton’s keynote speech for the Las Vegas Market has been rescheduled to Aug. 2 at 6:45 p.m. The address, which will include a question-and-answer session, was originally scheduled for Aug. 1. The former president will speak on the challenges of globalization and the nation’s growing economic interdependence, along with looking ahead toMore »

Nourison’s Stewart Hay Dies

Nourison’s Stewart Hay Dies

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Stewart Alexander Hay, vice president of the tufted division for Nourison, died July 7. He lived in Marietta, Ga., and was based in the company’s Calhoun, Ga., location. He was 55. Born in New Zealand, Hay founded Glen Eden Wool Carpets in 1987 where he built a successful brand by making luxurious carpetsMore »

The Rug Market America Kicks Off Anniversary With Expanded Showroom

The Rug Market America Kicks Off Anniversary With Expanded Showroom

CULVER CITY, Calif.–Now celebrating its 26th year in business, The Rug Market America recently opened its expanded corporate headquarters and showroom here, which tripled in size and totals 11,000 square feet. More than 200 buyers and representatives of The Rug Market gathered at the new facility recently to celebrate the opening and its anniversary. “TheMore »

Surya Releases Video Showcasing Indian Craftmanship

Surya Releases Video Showcasing Indian Craftmanship

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya has produced its first video, which shows the craftsmanship and people behind the rugs made at its factory in India. Just under six minutes long, the video will be distributed to Surya’s retailers, sales associates and industry partners, and will be featured on its website. The video takes a look at the rug-makingMore »

Loloi Relaunches Website; Offers B2B Rebate Program

Loloi Relaunches Website; Offers B2B Rebate Program

DALLAS–Loloi Rugs’ customers can now take advantage of financial rebates when they place orders on the company’s relaunched website as part of its new B2B rebate program. With no minimum orders, the new program is accessible on the site’s new home page, which includes lifestyle rug images and easy-to-click boxes to explore the company’s traditional,More »

Sphinx Adds Stockwell as New England Sales Rep

Sphinx Adds Stockwell as New England Sales Rep

DALTON, Ga.–With more than 10 years of floor covering experience, Kimberly Stockwell has been named the New England sales representative for Sphinx by Oriental Weavers. She will report to Sam Belak, northeast regional vice president of sales. Stockwell will be responsible for developing new business and managing sales for existing dealers who carry Sphinx areaMore »

AmericasMart Readies for Gift, Rug Shows

AmericasMart Readies for Gift, Rug Shows

ATLANTA–Living. Outdoor/Indoor.The Gardens continues to refine and broaden the spectrum of casual living product innovations and resources this month when AmericasMart Atlanta hosts the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market July 13 – 20 (with Temporaries taking place Friday, July 15 – Tuesday, July 19) and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market July 14More »

HFN Deadline for Gift Fair Product Submissions This Friday, July 8

HFN Deadline for Gift Fair Product Submissions This Friday, July 8

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York International Gift Fair in August. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Vendors ofMore »