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Industry innovator Peter H. Burnham passed away on Thursday, Feb. 20. He was 82-years old. After beginning his career working as a buyer for Filene's, Peter owned Burton Carpet and Rug providing bound-area rugs across the nation for years.

Following three days of highly-targeted, business-oriented educational sessions and displays from unique floor covering companies, the second annual DOMOTEX USA closed on Friday, Feb. 7. A total of 101 flooring and floor covering technology suppliers from more than 12 countries unveiled their latest products across 39,800 square feet of exhibition space.

A strong Winter Las Vegas Market, fueled by robust traffic and order writing gains as well as excitement surrounding two IMC initiatives – the soon-to-be-completed Expo at World Market Center and the recently announced launch of a new digital platform for the industry – opened the furniture industry’s first market of the new decade and ended the gift and home industry’s busy January schedule on a high note.

It’s well known that coveted treasures are considered antiques when they hit 100 years or older. Well, Oscar Isberian Rugs achieved antique status on January 1, 2020, when the third-generation family business turned 100 years old.