HICKSVILLE, NY — Make plans to visit World Market Center Building B, Space #B-0449 to experience Kalaty's first Las Vegas Market, July 27-31.
Attendees are invited to share the excitement and stop by the showroom for a presentation of Kalaty's product line and receive a handmade Kilim bag, valued at $130. Based on its best-selling Soumak Collection, the gift of appreciation will be offered one per company, while supplies last.
View the latest modern transitional rug collections and more. Lunch and cocktails will be served daily during market.
SYOSSET, NY – Stanton Carpet Corporation, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers and importers of decorative, high quality branded carpet and custom rugs has named Geoff Siebold to serve as both Antrim National Sales Manager & Stanton Midwest Regional Sales Manager reporting directly to George Forte, VP of Sales. The announcement was made today by Stanton Carpet CEO & President, Jonathan Cohen.
In his newly created position as Antrim National Sales Manager, Siebold is responsible for growing the overall business in the United States & Canada through increased participation with existing accounts, maximizing new opportunities and continuing to educate Antrim’s account partners and sales team about products and capabilities. Siebold will be complemented by Stanton’s talented team of Regional Vice Presidents who further support Antrim’s growth. In addition, as Midwest Regional Sales Manager, Siebold will be responsible for the growth of the Stanton & Antrim brands in the Midwest Region through existing dealer expansion as well as new & complementary business. Tim Cargill will continue to manage a smaller region and handle the OH territory.
LAS VEGAS, NV ? KAS Rugs recently partnered with Christi Tasker of PuTTin’ OuT, LLC to develop, design, and execute a social media campaign called #ColorWithKAS. The fun will begin at next week’s Las Vegas Market. Every Wednesday through October, KAS Rugs will give away a rug to a lucky winner who posts a photo containing a KAS product or a KAS licensee using the hashtag “#ColorWithKAS”.
Every week, market attendees and the general public can upload these photos to their favorite social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag: #ColorWithKAS. Every week one of these posted photos will be selected at random from one of the three social networks. The winner will be announced via Facebook on Wednesdays. Users should remember to mark their #ColorWithKAS photos as public or post them directly on the KAS Facebook page.
#ColorWithKAS gives participants the ability to engage their personal and businesses audiences with the KAS brand along with two new licensed partners: iconic Academy Award-nominated costume designer Bob Mackie with Bob Mackie Home rugs, and legendary American singer and former teen idol Donny Osmond & his wife Debbie with Donny Osmond Home rugs. The social media strategy is designed to give rug dealers, furniture retailers, interior designers, and even KAS Rugs sales representatives an easily shareable marketing source to familiarize their own audiences with the colorful KAS pillows, poufs, and rugs. Donny Osmond and his wife Debbie will be in attendance during the Donny Osmond Home launch party with KAS Rugs in the Las Vegas World Market Center in Building B Suite B-175, just off of the main lobby on Monday, July 28th from 4-6pm.
SOMERSET, NJ — KAS Rugs will launch the Donny Osmond Home Rug line at the upcoming Las Vegas show. KAS, located in B-175 at the market, announce that the line will consist of a machine woven and handmade collection with numerous designs in both.
A launch party to celebrate the new product will happen in the showroom on Monday, July 28 from 4-6 p.m. with Donny and Debbie Osmond in attendance. Drinks, appetizers, music, raffles and a chance to meet Donnie Osmond and see the line will be all part of the event.
“The industry’s anticipation of the Donny Osmond Home brand makes this a tremendously exciting partnership for us” says Rao Yarlagadda, President of KAS. “Their brand story is genuine and very similar to ours here at KAS…blending family and home into one. Their design aesthetic of versatility and timelessness is a natural complement to KAS’ existing product portfolio. We have enjoyed working closely with Donny and Debbie to bring transitional looks with timeless accents to our customers.”
BALTIMORE, MD — In response to the incredible expansion of product and clientele eager to view new collections, Tamarian Carpets has announced an enhanced showroom experience for this fall’s New York Metro Market/NYICS.
Tamarian will be showing September 7-9 at The Altman Building. Located at 135 West 18th Street in the heart of Chelsea, the Altman is next door to the Metropolitan Pavilion, site of the 2014 NYICS. This historical space will serve as a beautiful host for the myriad of new exciting pieces Tamarian will debut and allow visitors to digest the abundant new offerings at their leisure. Appointments are strongly encouraged to ensure the proper experience.
ATLANTA, GA – Area rug house Amer unveiled its new 2014 catalog during the first day of Atlanta’s July market to tremendous critical acclaim.
“The 280-page catalog features the most color-correct photography yet for Amer,” explained operations director Bart Gilleland, who oversaw the development of the catalog. “Alongside the basic catalog information such as photography, content, material, country of origin, and available sizes and shapes, we have also included editorial spreads, information on our constructions, techniques, and our unique story. We’ve also included care instructions, and information on our initiatives corporate social responsibility.”
PORT WASHINGTON, NY – Safavieh will host a buffet lunch and book signing event for Las Vegas Market’s 2014 Ahead of the Curve designers following their 10 a.m. trend presentation and panel discussion on Tuesday, July 29 in the Worldview Ballroom. The meet and greet, book signing and lunch will be held in the Safavieh showroom, A-101, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Safavieh licensing partner Thom Filicia will sign copies of his most recent title, “American Beauty: Renovating & Decorating a Beloved Retreat.” Sales and signings will also be done by designer Timothy Corrigan for his book, “Chateau de Grand Luc,” and by Today show contributor Susanna Salk for her new book, “Decorate Fearlessly.”
CARLSTADT, NJ — Momeni Rugs has promoted Hadi Sattari to the important position of National Sales Manager. The young executive has an impressive 14-plus years of professional experience in the rug industry. Sattari has been with Momeni since 2005 working in different sales capabilities.
“This broad experience Hadi brings with him in his new role as National Sales Manager is invaluable for Momeni’s continuously growing business,” said Reza Momeni, president of Momeni.
NORTH BERGEN, NJ - Nine months after the closing and demolition of the historic ORICA building in North Bergen, NJ, eleven wholesalers will be open for business in a new building as of June 1, 2014.
The address of the new location is 3901 Liberty Avenue, North Bergen, NJ 07047. Building officials state the location is about 5 minutes from the old ORICA building and is right off I-95 and Rte. 3.
Wholesalers in the building include: Tepp Team, Bichoupan Rug Co, Nasser Hakimian Rugs, Mihan Rugs, Yadid Dardashti, Pacific Collection, Banilivi & Nabavian, Hasan's Rugs, Trans Orient, Yashar Rug Co, and Lotfy & Sons.
Hannover, Germany and Chicago – OOO Deutsche Messe RUS, Deutsche Messe’s Russian subsidiary, will stage next year’s DOMOTEX Russia – Russia’s leading tradeshow for carpets and floor coverings – from April 1-3, 2015 at the Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre in Moscow. The new timing of DOMOTEX Russia, a spin-off of the main DOMOTEX fair in Germany, means that manufacturers of carpets and floor coverings can now complement their showcase at the main event with a second presentation in April that is targeted specifically at buyers and trade visitors from Russia and neighboring states. It also means their marketing campaign in that part of the world will be off to a vibrant start early in the calendar year.
The DOMOTEX Russia exhibition program encompasses hand-made and machine-made carpets, textile floor coverings, parquet and laminate flooring, resilient floor coverings, and application, installation and care solutions. The fair is the only specialist showcase for carpets and floor coverings in Russia, which makes it the ideal platform for international companies seeking to develop this burgeoning market.
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