Floor Covering

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 »

G. Fried Winner of Oriental Weavers’ Options Rug Gallery Contest

G. Fried Winner of Oriental Weavers’ Options Rug Gallery Contest

WESTBURY, N.Y.—G. Fried has won Oriental Weavers’ Options Rug Gallery Contest with its displays highlighting Oriental Weavers’ Options reversible area-rug line. Yesterday, Mike Riley, Oriental Weavers’ president, presented owner Wendy Fried with an iPad for winning the contest. Oriental Weavers conceived the contest idea as a way to encourage its exclusive dealers of the lineMore »

Outdoor Decor

Outdoor Decor

By Andrea Lillo With consumers’ continued love of nature—and fresh air—their attention to the backyards has resulted in a shift in the indoor/outdoor rug category to better designed product. With the category’s more sophisticated styling, manufacturers find that these rugs are going inside the home as well, as they are perfect for kitchens or dens,More »

Shag Revolution

Shag Revolution

By Andrea Lillo The shags of the 1970s have become a distant memory, thankfully, as the category has evolved to offer more sophisticated textures and colors for consumers, at a wide range of price points. And consumers continue to buy them, so manufacturers continue to innovate in the category. Mixing fibers and/or colors, adding beadsMore »

World Rug Gallery Becomes First-Time Exhibitor at AmericasMart

World Rug Gallery Becomes First-Time Exhibitor at AmericasMart

ATLANTA — Come January, World Rug Gallery will exhibit at AmericasMart for the first time at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 13 – 16. Offering machine-made rugs, the company will show in a 1,600 square-foot showroom in Building 1 in space 3-C-3, and will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the show. “We lookMore »

Ralph Lauren Home Inks License Deal with Safavieh

Ralph Lauren Home Inks License Deal with Safavieh

NEW YORK – Ralph Lauren Home, a division of Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, has signed an exclusive license agreement with Safavieh for a line of area rugs under both the Ralph Lauren Home and Lauren Ralph Lauren Home brands. This new licensing affiliation, effective January 2011, will strengthen and grow the Ralph Lauren Home businessMore »