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Capel Rugs Gives Away Kindle E-Readers at Las Vegas Rug Market

Capel Rugs Gives Away Kindle E-Readers at Las Vegas Rug Market

LAS VEGAS–Three lucky Capel customers won Amazon Kindle e-readers during last month’s Las Vegas Market: Kristin Rocke of K. Rocke Designs; Kate Finnesy of Commercial Home Furnishings; and Karen Willman-Jung of Northwoods Furniture Gallery. Capel had invited customers who visited its Las Vegas showroom to enter to win a Kindle during the first three daysMore »

Oriental Weavers: Egyptian Uprising Should Not Affect U.S. Customers

Oriental Weavers: Egyptian Uprising Should Not Affect U.S. Customers

DALTON, GA.–The U.S. division of Egyptian-based Oriental Weavers has issued a statement to assure its U.S. customers that despite the crisis in Egypt they “will feel no disruption in business today or at any time in the near future,” according to Michael Riley, president, Oriental Weavers USA. Parent company Oriental Weavers Group has corporate officesMore »

Outdoor Lifestyle

Outdoor Lifestyle

Consumers are focusing on their outdoor spaces with the same attention that they have been giving to their indoor rooms. Indeed, with many new decor products available specifically for the outdoors—or, in some cases, intended for either indoors or outdoors—the outdoor “room” has become just as important in terms of decor as the living room,More »

ARTS Awards Presented in Dallas

ARTS Awards Presented in Dallas

Now in its 22nd year, the annual ARTS Awards gala brought together the decorative accessory and lighting industries last month to recognize excellence in 28 categories. Given by the Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART), the awards were presented on Jan. 22 during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and attendedMore »

A Brighter Mood in Atlanta

A Brighter Mood in Atlanta

By Andrea Lillo For the rug category, 2011 looks bright—as well as gray, as those were the two color directions patterns took at last month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Contemporary styles, having taken a back seat to traditional when the economy faltered, seemed to come out of hibernation. Manufacturers took this as a goodMore »

New HGTV Brand to Include Bedding and Flooring

New HGTV Brand to Include Bedding and Flooring

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—HGTV has debuted its HGTV Home Lifestyle brand, which will include a fashion-bedding collection produced in partnership with Victoria Classics, and a collection of carpet, hardwood flooring, laminate flooring and area rugs from Shaw. A line of paints from Sherwin-Williams will also be part of the brand. The entire line is slated to appearMore »

Blog: Rug Showrooms to Relocate at Las Vegas Market

Blog: Rug Showrooms to Relocate at Las Vegas Market

FROM THE MARKET—Among the news at the first day of the Las Vegas show, World Market Center execs said rug showrooms currently on the eighth floor of Building C will relocate to the heart of the home decor section in Building B. The WMC said the move is being made to accommodate the growing giftMore »