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Chilewich Opens First Retail Store

CHILEWICH

NEW YORK-Renown textiles brand Chilewich has opened its first retail store, here in the Flatiron District. Located at 23 East 20th Street, the 820-square-foot spot showcases most of its flooring and table linen line in a simple and modular fashion. “There’s no store in the universe with this product assortment,” Founder and Creative Director SandyMore »

Last updated: November 21, 2014

Clipper Adds Ledbetter, Wenz to Sales Team

Clipper

LOS ANGELES–Clipper Corporation, a global distributor and supplier for the food service and consumer products industry, has appointed Jason Ledbetter and David Wenz as sales directors for the consumer packaged goods division. The two will manage the Viking Culinary line, including handling brand distribution, increasing revenue growth and working with specialty retailers. The line debutedMore »

Last updated: November 21, 2014

AmericasMart Now Accepting AMCA Applications

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart is now accepting submissions for the 2015 America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards, which will take place during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. The deadline for online submissions is Thursday, Dec. 25. The actual rugs must be delivered to AmericasMart by Monday, Dec. 29. The categories are: handhooked/handtufted, handknotted/flatweave, machine made, outdoor and licensee. ApplicationsMore »

Last updated: November 18, 2014

Atlanta Markets to Offer Lead Retrieval Devices

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta has enhanced its market technology services to include new lead retrieval devices, allowing its permanent and temporary exhibitors the ability to track and optimize their at-market buyer traffic. Powered by Expo Logic, the lead retrieval devices will offer quick badge scanning, easy lead qualifying and note taking and organized follow up, and willMore »

Last updated: November 18, 2014

New Showrooms, Educational and Social Activities for Dallas Lighting Market

The Dallas International Lighting Market Opens Today

DALLAS–Lighting professionals who kick off 2015 at the Dallas International Lighting Market will see many new and relocated showrooms, as well as the opportunity to attend events both educational and social. The 26th annual ARTS Awards will also take place, on the Friday of the show. In the lighting category, new showrooms include: Blackjack LightingMore »

Last updated: November 14, 2014

Kaleen Releases its Second Catalog for 2014

Kaleen’s newest catalog

DALTON, Ga.-Kaleen has just released its second catalog for 2014, a more-than-650-page book that showcases the company’s expansion and rebranding over the past year, and the more than 10 new collections and four existing collection expansions that have been added. The newest catalog includes photography for every rug design, including runners, round and square rugs.More »

Last updated: November 14, 2014

Celebrity Designers: Star Power

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The sparkle and intrigue of the world of celebrity designers never seem to fade. New, trendy designers are consistently joining the ranks of well-known home furnishings designers. At the same time, famous designers who have stood the test of time continue to create, inspire—and expand their licensing agreements. Here, we spotlight some of our favoriteMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Capel Rugs to Unveil New, Relocated AmericasMart Showroom

Capel Rugs

TROY, N.C.-After many years on the sixth floor, the AmericasMart showroom of Capel Rugs is relocating to the third floor of Building 1, in space 3-C-15. The renovated space will include new flooring and wall treatments for impact. In January, the location will also showcase Capel’s newest designs, including sari silk and contemporary styles, newMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014