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Safavieh to Launch Extensive Martha Stewart Collection in Atlanta

Safavieh to Launch Extensive Martha Stewart Collection in Atlanta

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–At this month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Safavieh will launch its second-largest release of rugs in its Martha Stewart collection since it began working with the design doyenne. The new group of 26 SKUs includes hand-knotted Nepalese and Tibetan rugs; high-quality, hand-tufted designs that look like hand-knotted rugs; and, to simulate flatMore »

Rug Ready for 2011

Rug Ready for 2011

By Andrea Lillo While hoping for a better year, it will definitely be a busy one to start for the rug industry, as both the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and the Las Vegas Market fall a week apart this month.  Manufacturers will debut collections with new designers, techniques, price points and more—as well asMore »

Surya Donates Operations to Smile Train

Surya Donates Operations to Smile Train

CALHOUN, Ga.—Surya has donated 300 operations for children with unrepaired clefts to Smile Train, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children throughout the world who suffer from cleft lips and palates. The donation was made in the name of the company’s top customers in 2010. “With our customers’ continued support, I am very confident thatMore »

Rizzy Celebrates Holidays by Giving Free Health Care in India

Rizzy Celebrates Holidays by Giving Free Health Care in India

GOPIGANJ, India—As part of the ongoing human services it provides in India, Rizzy Home recently sponsored a Mobility Health Fair for disabled people at its corporate headquarters here. More than 100 assisting devices such as crutches, hearing aids and wheelchairs were provided at no charge, and each person was evaluated by medical personnel and fittedMore »

Roberts Joins Nourison as Director of National Accounts

Roberts Joins Nourison as Director of National Accounts

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. — Sabrina Roberts has been named director of national accounts, a new position at Nourison. A 20-year veteran of the home fashions industry, Roberts will oversee the opening and development of key national accounts at Nourison, as well as assist in expanding business with existing national retail accounts. She will split herMore »

Doug Robetor Joins Feizy Rugs

Doug Robetor Joins Feizy Rugs

DALLAS — A 35-year veteran of the flooring industry, Doug Robetor has joined Feizy Rugs as vice president of sales. He has previously worked for Oriental Weavers/Sphinx as southern regional manager and most recently as national sales manager for Loloi Rugs. “Doug’s knowledge of the industry and his sales and business acumen are well-known andMore »

Safavieh Promotes Tiffany Yaraghi

Safavieh Promotes Tiffany Yaraghi

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Tiffany Yaraghi has been promoted to the new position of executive account manager, licensing, at Safavieh. Having joined the company earlier this year, she has worked in a variety of merchandising capacities, including development of home accent product line extensions that will be launched in 2011. “With the growth of our designer licensingMore »