ATLANTA–Next month, from July 14 to 17, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market will offer retailers and designers not only numerous area rug introductions but also several events and seminars of which to take advantage. The Area Rug Center, located on floors 3 to 6 in Building One of AmericasMart, continues as the core of … More »
NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, July 14 to 17. Area rug exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline for materials is Monday, June 13.
By Andrea Lillo With personalized products on the rise, it’s no surprise that more custom programs have debuted in the rug category. Targeting retailers, designers, consumers—or all three—the programs offer the opportunity to create a unique item for the consumer, rather than buying “straight off the rack.” While these programs vary on what they focus … More »
NATICK, MA.–James Swan, the interior designer and author of the book “101 Things I Hate About Your House,” will have a book signing at the Natick location of Dover Rug & Home on Wednesday, June 22. It will be the first book signing of Swan’s book in New England, and will be held from 6:30 … More »
TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs has appointed Daryl Peel regional sales manager for its southwest territory. With 20 years of sales experience, Peel has a background in upholstery and case good sales and furniture store management. At Capel, he will be responsible for sales in Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma, and will report directly … More »
NEW YORK–Patsy Pollack has been promoted to senior executive vice president of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, responsible for all of the company’s merchandising initiatives. Pollack reports directly to Lisa Gersh, who has been appointed president and chief operating officer. An MSLO statement said Gersh will be responsible for all of the company’s day-to-day operations when … More »
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Kevin Yaraghi has been named credit manager for wholesale operations at Safavieh, responsible for all credit department functions and staff. He first joined the company after he graduated from college a year ago, and had been assigned to several retail division positions as well as focused on developing the company’s recently launched retail … More »
FORT LEE, N.J.–Five new designs as well as a special market promotion will debut for Couristan’s new Without Walls merchandising display unit at this July’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market, among the company’s other introductions. The Without Walls indoor/outdoor rug display unit debuted last month and holds 40 2-by-4 area rug samples. Dealers can customize … More »