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Las Vegas Market: Day One Roundup

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LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas Market opened yesterday, with an array of introductions spanning all product categories. In addition, several companies kicked off the new year by debuting brands and categories. Among Feizy’s introductions were Nevis, a reversible rug design that features a handtufted, high/low solid-color pattern on one side with a jacquard woven two-color stripe patternMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

Dallas Market: Designs Go Clean and Simple, LED Goes Mainstream

A new globe design from Quoizel

DALLAS-Clean and simple were the two buzzwords at the Dallas International Lighting Market—followed by three letters: LED. While getting rid of overly ornamental elements is not new, this market emphasized simple details and shapes to create statement pieces. LED has become a more mature category, expanding its reach into more mainstream looks, not only contemporary.More »

Last updated: January 16, 2015

Feizy Rebrands Home Collection to Honor its Founder

johnf by Feizy

DALLAS-Feizy rebrands its current Home Collection to honor the legacy of its founder, John Feizy, who founded the company more than four decades ago. Now called john f. by Feizy, the trend-setting line includes powerloomed, handtufted, woven and handknotted constructions, and encompasses more than 500 designs in 82 collections. “We are looking forward to whatMore »

Last updated: January 15, 2015

Dallas Market Opens Today

Dallas Lighting Market Opens Today

DALLAS-Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and Dallas International Lighting Market both open today at the Dallas Market Center, here. Thousands of new items, including lighting, home decor, gourmet and more, will debut. Today, events include a reception at Crystorama (Trade Mart, 3503), from 4-6 p.m., which is celebrating its expanded showroom. Designer Libby LangdonMore »

Last updated: January 14, 2015

Mohawk Purchases European Vinyl Company for $1.2B

Mohawk Industries

CALHOUN, Ga.-Mohawk Industries has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the IVC Group, a leading manufacturer of sheet vinyl, luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and laminate based in Belgium. Mohawk is acquiring IVC for approximately $1.2 billion through a combination of cash and equity. The purchase will expand Mohawk’s position as a leading global flooringMore »

Last updated: January 14, 2015

Arteriors Expands Sales Team with Three Appointments

Arteriors

DALLAS-Luxury lighting, furniture and home decor company Arteriors has appointed three sales executives: Ben Howard has been named national sales manager of lighting, Jim Bindman vice president of sales of the Arteriors Contract division, and Kevin Reilly international sales manager. “As Arteriors continues to expand our presence into new markets—both internationally and domestically—it’s a naturalMore »

Last updated: January 14, 2015

ART Card Program Continues at Dallas, Las Vegas Markets

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program continues at the upcoming the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and Las Vegas Market. The ART card program offers exclusive market specials and promotions to ART member retailers who present their ART card when they place an order. At Dallas market, the specials are: • Classic HomeMore »

Last updated: January 13, 2015