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Kas Rugs Taps Welch as National Sales Manager

Kevin Welch

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs has named Kevin Welch national sales manager, reporting to Rao Yarlagadda, president. Welch succeeds Steve Roan, who has left the company. Welch was most recently in the same position at Rizzy Home. He has also held sales management positions at Karastan and Oriental Weavers. “Kevin joins Kas as a long-time veteran ofMore »

Kas Rugs Inks Licensing Partnership with Donny Osmond Home

Donny Osmond

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs is the latest licensee to partner with Donny Osmond Home for collections of area rugs as well as decorative pillows and poufs, a category Kas recently entered. The initial group of designs will launch at Las Vegas Market in July 2014. “Debbie and I are so pleased to have Kas as ourMore »

Bob Mackie Signs Licensing Agreement with Kas

Bob Mackie

SOMERSET, N.J.–Legendary fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie has partnered with Kas Rugs on a new license agreement. The initial rug collection will debut at High Point Market in April 2014. Mackie’s work in entertainment has earned him nine Emmy Awards, 31 Emmy Award nominations and three Oscar nominations. He has worked with hundreds ofMore »