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By Andrea Lillo More was more at last month’s High Point Market. More color, more texture and more designer collections, as manufacturers looked to bring more added value to retailers. Color continues its reign. Bolder colors, such as indigos, and trendy grays and browns were found all over. Shags have evolved, with new designs, fiberMore »

Mohawk Places Among Top Five Georgia Companies in Sustainability

Mohawk Places Among Top Five Georgia Companies in Sustainability

ATLANTA–Mohawk Industries placed among the top five Georgia companies for sustainability practices in the Southeast—and number one in its industry—for the 2011 Southeastern Corporate Sustainability Rankings, which were presented here last week. The annual rankings, founded by Mark Callaway Investments and GreenBusiness Works, evaluate companies on a variety of environmental, social and governance factors. The companiesMore »

Von De Bur Named Surya VP of National Accounts

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya has appointed Kurt Von De Bur vice president of national accounts. Von De Bur has assumed responsibility for the development and growth of existing national accounts, and with formulating new business relationships. He is part of Surya’s newly formed national accounts division, which is headed by Paul Sullivan, senior vice president of nationalMore »

Clarification: Surya’s Discount to Tornado Victims

Clarification: Surya’s Discount to Tornado Victims

CALHOUN, Ga.–Last week, Surya announced it was offering a 25 percent discount to dealers who wanted to replace rugs, pillows, throws, poufs and wall art that was damaged or destroyed during the recent tornados in the South. This offer applies to any damaged product—it does not have to be a Surya product.

Surya Offers Assistance to Tornado Victims

Surya Offers Assistance to Tornado Victims

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya is offering a 25 percent discount to dealers of any rug, pillow, throw, pouf and wall art that was damaged or destroyed during the tornados that swept through the southern states two weeks ago. This offer is valid for all customers who were affected. “The impact this tornado has had in many southernMore »

Bassett Completes IHFC Sale to Las Vegas Market Owners

Bassett Completes IHFC Sale to Las Vegas Market Owners

BASSETT, Va.-­Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc., announced today the completion of the sale of its interest in the International Home Furnishing Center in High Point, N.C. Bassett sold the market showroom building for $275 million, plus the assumption of debt of $100 million to the acquirer, a newly formed company International Market Centers, which was identifiedMore »

Surya Taps Sullivan for Sales Post

Surya Taps Sullivan for Sales Post

CALHOUN, Ga.–Paul Sullivan has been appointed senior vice president, sales/national accounts, at Surya, responsible for developing and growing the company’s national accounts in its home accessories division. “He will develop a product line aimed at national accounts and will build a team of independent sales representatives specializing in this market segment,” said Satya Tiwari, president,More »

Luxury Market Prospects Mixed in Second Quarter

Luxury Market Prospects Mixed in Second Quarter

STEVENS, Pa.–While a key indicator of luxury spending has gained ground in the second quarter, spending on luxury products has continued to lag since the beginning of this year, according to the latest luxury consumption index survey from Unity Marketing. The luxury consumption index in the second quarter picked up 6.7 points to reach 82.8,More »