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Nourison offers NYC giveaway at Atlanta Market

nourisonSaddle Brook, N.J.—Nourison is offering customers who purchase products for $5,000 or more at the Atlanta Market the chance to win a New York City Giveaway for two. All purchases must be made in Nourison’s showroom at Building A of the Merchandise Mart, Suite 3F between July 11 and 14, 2013.

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Nourison unveils window displays in New York City

Nourison's new window displays on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

Nourison is kicking off the New York Home Fashions Market with two window displays at its showroom in Manhattan at 295 Fifth Avenue (5th Avenue and 30th Street).

One of the windows is dedicated to Nourison’s new Waverly designs. It features a hot air balloon theme and classic to current Waverly patterns and rug textures in a three-dimensional diorama. The other window has a nautical theme with trending Nourison accent and area rugs.  The displays highlight the company’s dedication to innovation and style.

“We always have wonderful showroom window displays but I think our designers have outdone themselves this time,” said Steven Peykar, co-CEO of Nourison. The windows are already attracting the attention of market visitors and tourists passing through the heart of the New York Home Fashions district.

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Nourison kicks off NY Home Fashions Market with 4 new collections

Saddle Brook, N.J.—Nourison, leader in area rugs and home accessories, brings the Waverly brand in full force to the Spring New York Home Fashions Market with four exciting new collections. The occasion also coincides with the 90th anniversary of Waverly as a premier home fashion and lifestyle brand and one of the most recognizable names in home furnishings today. Continue reading Nourison kicks off NY Home Fashions Market with 4 new collections

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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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Nourison celebrates holidays and presents service awards

Some of the seventy-two Nourison employees with over 10 years of service.

Saddle Brook, NJ —Nourison celebrated the holiday season with a gala banquet that included dining, dancing, fun and service awards to acknowledge the 10-year and 20-year tenure of employees. Over 150 Nourison employees, including office staff, warehouse employees and company sales reps from all over the country, attended the event, held at Landmark in East Rutherford, N.J., on December 8. Continue reading Nourison celebrates holidays and presents service awards

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Nourison to launch two new Joseph Abboud rug collections

Saddle Brook, NJ —Nourison will launch two exciting new rug collections under the Joseph Abboud brand at the Atlanta Rug Market in January 2013.

The Griffith Collection is quintessentially Joseph Abboud and recreates classic designs to suit today’s cosmopolitan trends. Made of New Zealand wool blends, these striking and fashion forward rugs bring contemporary color palettes to the forefront. From an updated houndstooth pattern to an exciting new twist on a border rug, the Griffith Collection offers a fresh perspective to classic patterns. Griffith offerings are vailable in size ranges from 2.3×7.5 up to 9.6×13 and retail priced from $299 to $2,499. Continue reading Nourison to launch two new Joseph Abboud rug collections

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Atlanta International Area Rug Market: Event to feature new layout, latest innovations

By Jenna Lippin 

Volume 27/number 15; December 3/10, 2012

The winter session of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, which will be held Jan. 10 to 13, has the industry excited about new displays, hot products and educational seminars.

The biggest change attendees will witness is the incorporation of rugs with other home furnishings. The winter market will address “the changing needs of customers with a massive rebranding of Floor 4 in Building 1 to showcase the integration of area rugs and home furnishings and home accents,” according to AtlantasMart spokesperson Lisa Bokovoy. Continue reading Atlanta International Area Rug Market: Event to feature new layout, latest innovations

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Nourison signs Waverly license

The Beach and Bay collection is part of the Waverly brand.

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.—Nourison has added the Waverly name to its licensed brands as it has signed an agreement to manufacture and produce collections under the home fashion and lifestyle moniker.

“This partnership will help us reach new markets and add a fresh perspective to our product line,” said Steven Peykar, co-CEO of Nourison. “The Waverly collections feature exciting color palettes and textures that will appeal to value-conscious customers.”

The collection includes area and accent rugs, and three collections that will debut this fall—Sun N Shade, a collection of indoor-outdoor rugs in various sizes; Aura of Flora, a collection of modernized florals and ikat designs, and the Beach and Bay collection of accent/scatter rugs.

For more, call 201.368.6900.

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Al's Column

FCNews Volume 27/Number 12, October 22/29, 2012

SMART CARPET: We already have smart phones and smart appliances, so why not carpet with intelligence? A blog on reported, “Homes of the future may soon be equipped with ‘smart carpets,’ or sensor-packed rugs that can instantly detect when someone has fallen and can’t get up or when unknown feet have been taking a walk around.” Developed by researchers at the University of Manchester in the U.K., the carpet contains a layer of optical fibers that creates a 2-D pressure map. When stepped on, this map distorts, causing sensors around the carpet’s edges to relay signals to a computer, which analyzes the footsteps—is this a normal walk across a room or has someone fallen to the ground?

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Industry’s future, product colors brighten at fall High Point Market

By Deena C. Bouknight

Feizy enticed High Point attendees into its showroom with an array of colorful rugs in the entryway.

HIGH POINT, N.C.—Area rug companies reported a positive showing at this year’s fall International Home Furnishings Market, held Oct. 13 to 18. While many businesses and consumers are waiting on the results of the tight presidential race before making major financial decisions, the home furnishings industry appears a little less reserved.

Analyst Jerry Epperson of Mann, Armistead & Epperson, is optimistic that if the stock market and auto industry are guides, the U.S. could have a dramatic economic recovery. He pointed out the lack of household mobility that has depressed both housing and furnishings sales over the last four years could be about to change. Continue reading Industry’s future, product colors brighten at fall High Point Market