Floor Covering

CMI Debuts Redesigned Website

CMI Debuts Redesigned Website

PAWTUCKET, R.I.–Braided rug and accessories manufacturer cmi (Colonial Mills Inc.) has launched its new and completely redesigned website at colonialmills.com. The new site incorporates simple navigation and inviting colors, the company said. “We categorized the ‘Browse By’ function into eight different categories to make it easy for the retailer or consumer to quickly find theMore »

Kas to Open new DC in June

Kas to Open new DC in June

CALHOUN, Ga.–In June, Kas Rugs will open a 110,000-square-foot facility here, which will become the company’s main operations and warehousing space. The company currently ships out of its facility in Somerset, N.J., which will remain the company’s headquarters. “This move is part of our ongoing effort to serve our customers more effectively and efficiently,” saidMore »

IFDA and Safavieh Award First Winner of Design Competition

IFDA and Safavieh Award First Winner of Design Competition

NEW YORK–With her design Konichiwa Spring, Deirdre M. Cimino won the first rug design competition from the New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association and Safavieh. A member of the Philadelphia chapter, Cimino will receive a check for $500 from Safavieh and will be presented with a 6-by-9 rug of her design.More »

Hearst Magazines and HGTV to Launch Magazine

Hearst Magazines and HGTV to Launch Magazine

NEW YORK–Hearst Magazines and HGTV are partnering to test a new magazine this fall, called HGTV Magazine. Sara Peterson, the former editor of Coastal Living, is the editor-in-chief of the new publication, which will cover the themes covered on the home and gardening cable channel, as well as go beyond what is featured on theMore »

Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–With the start of High Point Market this past weekend, manufacturers launched a number of new licenses and other programs to retailers. The Dick Idol collection launched at Crestview in lighting, wall decor, accessories and accent pieces. Before, these categories were split among manufacturers but now “we get to merchandise the category together,”More »

April High Point Market Opens Today

April High Point Market Opens Today

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market opens today, with the newest wave of furniture, lighting, rugs and home decor products unveiled to the industry. New collections include Lexington Home Brands’ Henry Link Trading Co., a brand that has global influences and uses such materials as specialty veneers, marble, penn shell, embossed leather, aged metal, bamboo,More »

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

HIGH POINT, N.C.–As HFN reported yesterday, an entity called the High Point Acquisition Company has purchased the the showroom buildings Market Square Complex, Hamilton Market, 300 S. Main Street, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, and the National Furniture Mart from MMPI properties for $139.5 million. These buildings and tradeshow spaces encompass 2.1 million square feet andMore »

FLOR Store Opens in New York

FLOR Store Opens in New York

NEW YORK-With plans to open a handful of stores by year’s end, modular floor covering company FLOR officially opens its third U.S. store today, in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. The company already has locations in Chicago, where it is based, and Santa Monica, Calif. but the New York market is where it needed toMore »