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NY Now Adds Programs on Pier 94

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-For this summer’s edition. NY Now is adding a variety of market-related programming—including seminars, events and special promotions—to the Pier 94 portion of the show. Each morning at the pier will begin with a “Fresh Start Breakfast,” and each day will end at 5 p.m. with a “Happy Hour Reception.” Artisan Resource, whichMore »

Kaleen to Debut Expanded Showroom in Atlanta

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ATLANTA–At next month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Kaleen will unveil its newly expanded and renovated showroom. Located in 3-C-9 in AmericasMart’s Building 1, the showroom has increased from 3,500 square feet to 6,000 square feet. The company will have a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 10, at 9 a.m. The Atlanta showroom will featureMore »

The Rug Market America Expands Design Staff, Office Space

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LOS ANGELES–The Rug Market America has expanded its Culver City, Calif.-based design department, both by enlarging the space by 2,000 square feet as well as adding four designers. The company said the move was based on increased demand for exclusive designs and private-label accounts. “With the tremendous growth in demand from rug and home furnishingsMore »

NAHFA Announces Summer 2014 Las Vegas Market Seminars

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association has announced its schedule for the 2014 Las Vegas Winter Market seminars, July 27-30. The NAHFA educational seminars, which are free to market-attendees, are held in the Retailer Resource Center (RRC), Building B-1050. The NAHFA hosts seminars during both Las Vegas and High Point Markets in the RRC—aMore »

High Point Market Wins Social Media Award at Expo E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority has won the “Use of a Social Media Network Award” at the annual Expo E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards luncheon, beating out the New York International Auto Show, Cisco Live and other notable trade shows. The award recognized High Point Market’s wildly popular Style Spotters program. The E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards celebrate excellenceMore »

Surya to Expand, Add 200 Jobs

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CALHOUN, Ga.–This August, Surya will break ground on a new 1,000,000-square-foot facility, which will house both corporate offices as well as distribution. It will be located in Cartersville, Ga., about 30 miles from its current headquarters here and about 45 miles from Atlanta. Surya will invest $33 million into the new facility, allowing the manufacturerMore »

The Rug Market Returns to Las Vegas Market

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LAS VEGAS–The Rug Market America will return as an exhibitor at next month’s Las Vegas Market. It will be in Building A, A130. “The reason for this reentry is due to the focus on designers and designer lines,” said Mike Shabtai, owner and founder of The Rug Market America. “The Rug Market’s designer business hasMore »

NY Now to Launch Maker Project

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will debut the Maker Project during this summer’s show to spotlight individual product crafters and their wares. At the show, the Etsy Wholesale pavilion will feature individual product makers and their products. The Grommet Wholesale display will present new-to-market makers. There will also be a four-part seminar program that will addressMore »