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Wools of New Zealand popular at upcoming markets

Marietta, Ga. — Seventeen Wools of New Zealand brand partners will be celebrating the beauty, softness and durability of New Zealand wool in the Wools of New Zealand pavilion at the 2013 Surfaces event, Jan. 29 to31, in Las Vegas. On a 19,000-square-foot oasis of green carpet, the group will fill the convention floor with eco-fabulous fashions and diverse designs. Continue reading Wools of New Zealand popular at upcoming markets

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AmericasMart Atlanta establishes home/rug floor

Rebranding. Officials at AmericasMart are integrating home furnishings with area rugs on Floor 4 of Building 1.

ATLANTA—In a bold move to address the changing needs of customers, AmericasMart Atlanta is rebranding Floor 4 of Building 1 by integrating home furnishings and accents with area rugs. The new Home & Rug floor will unveil its expanded product mix during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, scheduled to take place Jan. 9 to 16 (temporaries Jan. 10 to 15), which will run in conjunction with the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 10 to 13. Continue reading AmericasMart Atlanta establishes home/rug floor

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Momeni hires Tashjian, expands custom program

Carlestadt, N.J.— Momeni has bolstered its Momeni Concepts custom program with the appointment of Douglas Tashjian as custom program director, a newly created position. This comes as the company expands this program, which will be shown next month at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Continue reading Momeni hires Tashjian, expands custom program

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Atlanta market gets ready for winter heat

ATLANTA—The market that for more than half a century has powered the area rug industry is locked and loaded for its 2011 winter edition. Once again, AmericasMart officials are preparing to unveil the best-of- the-best at next month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show (NORS).

“AmericasMart creates the stage on which manufacturers, designers and sales representatives unveil new lines, launch designs and introduce categories,” noted Chas Sydney, senior vice president, area rug/external business development. Continue reading Atlanta market gets ready for winter heat