LOS ANGELES—The Rug Market America will focus on East Coast-based shows for 2013, which includes expanded space at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. In addition, the company will debut new home décor categories, such as decorative pillows, high-end furniture, gifts, candles and accessories.
“For 2013, we are again focusing on the trade shows that are sound investments in reaching our retail partners,” said Mike Shabtai, founder and owner of The Rug Market America. “We have expanded our space in Atlanta to illustrate the direction we are taking to connect with our customer base and to grow our business. We are excited to provide great exposure in a new location in Building 1, Floor 12, showroom B-8, which places The Rug Market America alongside all the best accessory lines in the industry.”
In Atlanta, 100 new items will debut including a decorative pillow line and a new accessory line for indoor/outdoor living. New collections of rugs will include new colors and designs in the company’s Ecconox and Resort lines and indoor/outdoor collections incorporating natural fibers with silk-screened patterns.
Besides the Atlanta markets, The Rug Market America’s show schedule for the year includes the New York International Gift Fair, the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and High Point Market.