Floor Covering

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 »

ON TARGET: rugs

ON TARGET: rugs

Target generally devotes an aisle and a half to area and accent rugs and door mats. One half of an aisle contains area rugs 5-by-7 up to 6.5-by-10, and brands included Target’s Room Essentials and Target Home, as well as Fieldcrest Luxury and Woolrich. Styles included a jute and cotton chenille rug that looked likeMore »

Alighting on Atlanta

Alighting on Atlanta

By Andrea Lillo It continues to be a colorful story for the rug category, and more bright hues will be welcomed at this month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Accompanying them are bold designs such as oversized patterns of paisleys, florals and damasks. But on the opposite side, the neutral tones of brown and grayMore »

Nourison Launches Color Couture In Atlanta

Nourison Launches Color Couture In Atlanta

While Nourison has offered custom rug sizes as well as a custom Axminster woven program before, Color Couture is the company’s first custom design program for area rugs only, and will be shown at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. More than 60 original designs have been created for this program. Patterns are primarily modernMore »

GoodWeave Certified Rug Program Launches at Select Macy’s Stores

GoodWeave Certified Rug Program Launches at Select Macy’s Stores

GoodWeave Certified Rug Program Launches at Select Macy’s Stores An exclusive line of GoodWeave certified rugs has launched at 10 Macy’s stores in New York and New Jersey, offering consumers 20 styles of rugs in four collections. The GoodWeave label certifies that the rugs were not made with child labor. The rugs are being importedMore »