Floor Covering

Karastan Returns to High Point Market

Karastan Returns to High Point Market

DALTON, Ga.–Karastan is returning to the High Point Market next month, and will be showing in space C409 in the International Home Furnishings Center. The entire Karastan Rugs line, including Studio by Karastan, will be featured, as well as Mohawk Select. The last time it exhibited there was in October 2005. “Our updated product lineMore »

Creative Home Ideas Focuses on Ensembles for New York

Creative Home Ideas Focuses on Ensembles for New York

For this month’s New York Home Fashions Market, Creative Home Ideas will offer more than new rug designs, unveiling full collections for the kitchen and bathroom to make decorating a snap for consumers. “We’ve done really well in stand-alone rugs in the accent and bath categories,” said Yaron Shemesh, executive vice president. Now, the companyMore »

More on the Floor

More on the Floor

By Janet Herlihy Corpus Christi, Texas, is basically a big, small town on the Gulf Coast. Retail-wise, shoppers here are grateful for what they’ve got, and when it comes to mid-tier department stores that consists of a single Kohl’s, J.C. Penney and Sears. HFN went looking to see how these three national retailers were sellingMore »

Capel Rugs of Connecticut Announces Biltmore Raffle Winner

Capel Rugs of Connecticut Announces Biltmore Raffle Winner

WESTPORT, Conn.–Cynthia Gilroy of Lake Carmel, N.Y., has won Capel Rugs of Connecticut’s drawing for a three-day getaway to the historic Biltmore estate. The contest was part of the store’s grand opening festivities in September. The trip includes two nights of accommodations, estate admission, transportation and a behind-the-scenes tour of the estate. “Since we openedMore »

Safavieh Purchases California Distribution Center

Safavieh Purchases California Distribution Center

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh has purchased its first warehouse on the West Coast, a 150,000-square-foot facility in Fontana, Calif., which will provide one million square feet of warehousing space as well as significantly increase the speed of drop shipments to consumers on the West Coast, the company said.  In January, Safavieh added a distribution center inMore »

Reminder: Editorial Deadline for High Point Market Friday, March 11

Reminder: Editorial Deadline for High Point Market Friday, March 11

NEW YORK–HFN is in the midst of coordinating its editorial coverage of April’s High Point Market. Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight at this market for possible inclusion. Furniture manufacturers should submit their information to Duke Ratliff at dratliff@hfnmag.com. Submissions for floor covering and lightingMore »

New Showrooms Features at 7 W New York for Market

New Showrooms Features at 7 W New York for Market

NEW YORK—The 7 W New York showroom building will highlight new tenants and other events during the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market March 14-18. Manual Woodworkers & Weavers, Blonder Home, Nishat Chunian, Rizzy Home and Kaleen Rugs have all opened new showrooms. Manual Woodworkers is in room 525, Blonder is in room 635, NishatMore »