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Sphinx to Host “Vegas Night” Party at Las Vegas Market

Sphinx to Host “Vegas Night” Party at Las Vegas Market

DALTON, Ga.—Sphinx by Oriental Weavers will host its second annual “Vegas Night with Sphinx” party during the upcoming Las Vegas Market. The party is scheduled for Jan. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the company’s showroom, room 580 in building B. It will include complimentary food, drinks and entertainment, and Sphinx will also beMore »

Capel’s Songbird Rug to be Added to N.C. Museum of History

Capel’s Songbird Rug to be Added to N.C. Museum of History

RALEIGH, N.C.–The North Carolina Museum of History will add Capel Rugs’ braided Songbird rug to its permanent artifact collection, recognizing the company’s long history as a North Carolina manufacturer. A special ceremony was held today on the N.C. State University’s Centennial Campus. Capel Rugs began 93 years ago, after A. Leon Capel transformed his Gee-HawMore »

Rizzy Home Appoints Two Executives

Rizzy Home Appoints Two Executives

CALHOUN, Ga.- Rizzy Home has named Tim Donahue director of business development and Scott Evans creative director for textiles. Reporting to Mark Ferullo, vice president of sales, Donahue brings more than two decades of experience to his new position. He previously spent 21 years at Milliken Residential Flooring, where his posts included national sales director,More »

Magnificent Carpet Award Winners Honored in Atlanta

Magnificent Carpet Award Winners Honored in Atlanta

ATLANTA-The Atlanta International Area Rug Market celebrated the winners of its America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards during market last week, recognizing those in both the handmade and power-loomed categories as well as the best showroom for each of the four area rug floors in Building 1. For handmade rugs, the winners were: Couristan, in the $0­12More »

Karastan Uses Facebook for its Home for the Holidays Promotion

Karastan Uses Facebook for its Home for the Holidays Promotion

DALTON, Ga. – For its Home for the Holidays promotion, Karastan invited its hundreds of Facebook fans to click or comment on their favorite Iconoclast rug during the month of December, and then randomly awarded one participant with the rug she commented on. The Facebook promotion was part of Karastan’s expanding efforts to use onlineMore »

Shaw Debuts HGTV Collection at Atlanta Market

Shaw Debuts HGTV Collection at Atlanta Market

ATLANTA–Shaw Industries and HGTV have expanded their partnership with the debut of the HGTV Home-Flooring by Shaw collection here at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. The licensing program includes area rugs, carpet, hardwood and laminate. Each category will include eco-friendly options as well. Shaw has been the exclusive flooring provider for the HGTV Green HomeMore »