SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Theolene Woods has joined Nourison as Northeast sales rep, covering Connecticut, Rhode Island and upstate New York. She will service and develop business with the company’s dealer base in this region, handling both Nourison’s rug and broadloom lines. With more than a decade of industry experience, Woods has served in sales and management … More »
By Andrea Lillo Eco-friendly fibers are not new to the rug category, but now that eco-savvy consumers shop more frequently online across all home furnishings categories, calling out products’ green features can only be a good thing. An online search at the sites of several specialty retailers found that what they called “natural fiber” rugs … More »
BROOKLYN, N.Y.–Custom handmade rug designer malene b has signed her first international designer showroom: Canada’s Colin Campbell. With showrooms in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, Colin Campbell will introduce the malene b collection this fall. Malene b is currently represented by Sacco Carpets in New York, B. Moore Home in Brooklyn, N.Y., Carpet Creations in Miami … More »
LOS ANGELES—The Rug Market has recently added three sales rep groups to bolster its business in the Southeast, Midwest and West Coast regions. Casa Bella, based in Chicago, will cover nine states in the Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. For the Southwest territory, Atlanta-based Southern Accessories Today … More »
NEW YORK-The deadline for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of the Las Vegas Market in August is Monday, July 12. To submit information on rugs, lighting, or accessories, contact Andrea Lillo, email@example.com; for mattresses, David Gill, firstname.lastname@example.org; and for furniture, Warren Shoulberg, email@example.com.
TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs has appointed John Harrison general manager of the company’s import division, reporting to Tami Watras, director of merchandising. Now responsible for the company’s planning and purchasing strategies as well as inventory control and vendor management, he first joined Capel in 1994 as import purchasing manager.
SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Imran Dhedhi has been named account representative, covering the Northern California territory for Nourison. He will be responsible for servicing and developing business in the region and for handling the more than 60 active collections in Nourison’s line, as well as the company’s growing Nourtex brand. Dhedhi is returning to Nourison after previously … More »
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh and AmericasMart will hold a book-signing party for Safavieh Couture designer Suzanne Kasler at Safavieh’s showroom, 5-A-2, on July 16, from 2 to 3 p.m., during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Kasler will sign copies of her book, “Inspired Interiors,” released last year and already in its second printing. Prior to … More »