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Gilt Groupe Acquires Decorati

Gilt Groupe Acquires Decorati

NEW YORK-Gilt Groupe, an online shopping destination, has acquired home decor site Decorati, expanding its footprint in home to include offerings for designers and trade-only manufacturers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Decorati is a destination site for upscale interior design products and services as well as a community for the display of designerMore »

Jaipur to Unveil Raymond Waites Line in High Point

Jaipur to Unveil Raymond Waites Line in High Point

NORCROSS, Ga.–Design icon Raymond Waites is bringing his bold touch to Jaipur this High Point Market, launching an initial line of three rug collections. To celebrate the new license, the company will host a party on Sunday, April 3, in its Showplace showroom, #3415, from 4 to 6 p.m., with Waites as the guest ofMore »

Watras Named Capel’s V.P.-Product and Creative Director

Watras Named Capel’s V.P.-Product and Creative Director

TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs has named Tami Watras vice president-product and creative director, a new position. Reporting to John Magee, president and chief executive officer, Watras will oversee media messaging and advertising for Capel, as well as the overall creative direction for the company. She will continue to oversee product development and Capel’s import division, whichMore »

Surya Continues 35th Anniversary Celebration in High Point

Surya Continues 35th Anniversary Celebration in High Point

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya will hold the fourth of eight anniversary celebrations this year during next month’s High Point Market, on Sunday, April 3. Taking place in Ballroom A in the International Home Furnishings Center building from 7 to 10 p.m., the event will include a catered dinner, cocktails, and live music. The company has been hostingMore »

Loloi to Host Market Party at High Point

Loloi to Host Market Party at High Point

DALLAS–During High Point Market next month, Loloi Rugs will host a party in its International Home Furnishings Center showroom, #D-320, on Sunday, April 3, starting at 4 p.m. The eight-piece band Glow, which has headlined many of Loloi’s trade events throughout the South, will be providing the music for this event. Loloi’s new collections forMore »

Young Leaves Capel; No Replacement Named

Young Leaves Capel; No Replacement Named

TROY, N.C.–Longtime Capel executive Bud Young has left Capel Rugs for personal reasons, the company said, and no replacement has been named. Instead, Young’s responsibilities as vice president of marketing will be absorbed by Allen Robertson, vice president of sales, and Tami Watras, director of merchandising. Young was with Capel for 28 years.

Kim Walker Named Sales Associate at Capel’s Atlanta Showroom

Kim Walker Named Sales Associate at Capel’s Atlanta Showroom

ATLANTA-Kim Walker has been named sales associate at Capel Rugs’ AmericasMart showroom, in space 6F2 of the Merchandise Mart. Reporting to Allen Robertson, vice president of sales, Walker will develop new marketing initiatives to increase designer attendance and sales. “We are excited to welcome Kim to our Atlanta team,” said Robertson. “Interior designers are anMore »