ATLANTA, GA – When the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® opens for business at AmericasMart Atlanta® on January 10, 2017, the global retail and design community will mark and celebrate its staging as the 60th consecutive winter show under continuous Portman Family ownership and management and the latest and largest in a continuing legacy of industry-leading market events.“The six decades linking January 1957 and January 2017 chronicle a business driven toward the future, compelled by innovation and unfailingly committed to the industry we love and lead,” notes Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., vice chairman, president and chief operating officer of the AmericasMart marketplace envisioned and founded by his father, John C. Portman, Jr., who continues as chairman and chief executive officer.“While the nature of the home, rug, gift and apparel industries has evolved with unimaginable speed over those 60 years, our mission sustains the course set by our founding compass: to create markets of necessity powering the growth of the tens of thousands of buyers and sellers choosing to do business here. That was, is and forever will be our passion,” adds Portman.
Designs shown from Abelia (left) and Abytha Collections
DALLAS, TX – Feizy, one of the country’s largest rug manufacturers, invites you to make its showroom your 'Design Destination' at Fall 2016 High Point Market. “There is so much to see this fall in the Feizy showroom at Suite 145 Market Square,” said Cameron Feizy, principal. “Brand new hand-knotted collections and sumptuous new one-of-a-kind rugs have arrived – just in time to wow your customers. Tufted and power-loomed designs are also available, plus we are also bringing back some vintage collections by popular demand. Don’t miss the chance to flip through our new 2017 Designer Catalogs.” New CollectionsFeizy is adding to its deep inventory of museum-quality, fine rugs with new hand-knotted collections and other quality constructions with the addition of the following collections. Abytha - A decadently soft hand and inviting sheen are the signatures of Feizy's Abytha Collection. Hand-knotted wool and bamboo fibers crisscross in casual geometry, proving upscale looks can be both lux and durable. Handmade in India, Abytha is a designer's dream, easily commanding but never demanding your guests' attention.
SADDLE BROOK, NJ – Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will host a Tea & Trends talk with Kathy Ireland and Barclay Butera. The discussion will be moderated by Jenny Heinzen, Editor in Chief of Home Accents, and will focus on consumer trends versus designer trends. "It is an extraordinary pleasure to join Barclay Butera, and our dream team at Nourison for an editorial fashion tea. This event on trends in fashion flooring will entertain, enlighten, educate and be a fun, relaxing and networking afternoon. Special thanks to Julie Rosenblum and our Nourison Family for bringing this important discussion to life," said Kathy Ireland, Chief Designer for kathy ireland Home by Nourison. “High Point Market is always about what’s hot in design, and talking about the latest upcoming trends with Kathy and Nourison will be fantastic. I am so looking forward to this event!” said Butera.
The All-Natural Basket of Braid
PAWTUCKET, RI – Colonial Mills launched exclusive promotions to support their customers' needs. “Our new promotions are designed to add just the right amount of color and style to any space. They take up minimal space but yet make a big merchandising impact to boost impulse sales. Maximizing floor space is very important to our customers due to limited floor space in their stores and we are always working to meet their needs”, says Angela Rossi - Marketing Director, Colonial Mills. The promotions are available at a great discount on their website for a limited time only. Create your dealer account to receive discounted pricing at https://www.colonialmills.com/dealers/application.
LOS ANGELES, CA — Just in time for this holiday season, Paul Shaper Productions is publishing their annual rug industry “Woven Treasures” Advertising Calendar for 2017. Due to the first edition selling out, a second limited edition will go to press immediately.
It’s the 26th year in the production of this unique wall hanging advertising rug calendar. Paul & Tammy Shaper travel to the rug centers of the world to capture the compelling art and culture which serves as a rich background for the stunning rug collection offered by leading importers and retailers. Retailers and cleaners give the calendars out to their customers and referring affiliates with their advertising message elegantly printed on each month. To offer a gift that may be kept and referred to now and after 2017, the calendar additionally contains two valuable rug guides, “How to Care for Your Rug” and “How to Select An Oriental Rug”.
DALLAS, TX – Feizy has released its 2017 designer catalog series, shipping October 2016. Stemming from new product growth, the series will arrive in two separate, easy-to-navigate catalogs:
Book One features the 2017 Feizy Fine Collection, comprising the highest caliber, museum quality rugs in an array of decadent hues, textures and styles. Each piece is a handmade work of art and represents the impeccable craftsmanship synonymous with the Feizy brand.
Book Two features the 2017 Feizy Lifestyles Collection, which spans the construction gamut; hand-knotted, hand-tufted and machine-made rugs deliver luxury at any price. Customers seeking classic elegance, chic transitional or clean contemporary design will find the perfect foundation pieces to anchor their rooms in the Feizy Lifestyles Collection.
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