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Dennard Joins Momeni

Dennard Joins Momeni

CARLSTADT, N.J.–Momeni has named Blake Dennard to the newly created position of Southeast regional manager, responsible for managing the sales and sales agents in 10 Southeastern states. Based in Chattanooga, Tenn., Dennard will report to Stephen Hoberman, national accounts manager. Dennard joined Momeni in early 2009 as a sales representative. Prior to joining the company,More »

Nourison Area Rug Featured in Award Winning Interior Design Project

Nourison Area Rug Featured in Award Winning Interior Design Project

SADDLEBROOK, N.J.-A Nourison area rug was part of a winning interior design project that snagged first place in the Decorating Den Interior’s design conference. Interior designer Julie Carrol used a rug from Nourison’s Expressions collection in her design, which was entered into the competition’s commercial category for a community clubhouse she decorated near Baltimore. TheMore »

Oriental Weavers Names Battles Regional V.P.

Oriental Weavers Names Battles Regional V.P.

DALTON, Ga.–Monica Battles recently joined Sphinx by Oriental Weavers as regional vice president-West. Battles will be based in Seattle, with responsibility for 11 states which span from Arizona to Montana, all states on the West Coast, Alaska and Hawaii.  With over 15 years of retail and industry experience, Battles comes to Sphinx from Nourison whereMore »

Fully Into Flatweaves

Fully Into Flatweaves

By Andrea Lillo While most of the American rug market has traditionally been product with a pile, the flatweave category has proven a steady or even growing area for the industry. Available in casual or traditional looks, flatweaves fit numerous design styles and price points—consumers can get a flatweave at around $300 for a 5-by-8.More »

Memorial for Karastan’s Miller Set for Today

Memorial for Karastan’s Miller Set for Today

NEW YORK–The memorial service for Elizabeth Miller, senior vice president of style and design for Karastan Rugs, is scheduled for today, at 5:30 p.m., at the headquarters of CHF Industries, 1 Park Ave. here. Miller died earlier this month after a five-year-long battle with breast cancer. Contributions in Miller’s memory may be made to SusanMore »

Designer Liora Manné to Appear on HSN May 17

Designer Liora Manné to Appear on HSN May 17

NEW YORK–Designer Liora Manné will appear on HSN on Monday, May 17, to demonstrate her newest indoor/outdoor mats, which includes flip flops, stripes, and fish designs. Manné will also explain the LaMontage process that is used to create these mats and make them antimicrobial and machine washable. Her show times will be 9 a.m. andMore »

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, Icon Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »