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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 »

Blogging From the New York Home Fashions Market: Rug Report

Blogging From the New York Home Fashions Market: Rug Report

NEW YORK–With the New York Home Fashions Market underway, rug manufacturers are debuting new categories and programs for retailers. At 7 W New York, Apache Mills delves into the bath category with new bath mats that combine memory form and microfiber. “The response has been great because of the comfort factor,” said Steve Della Posta,More »

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 »