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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

Donny Osmond

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

IMC’s Mitchell to Retire, Eckman Named EVP

Tom Mitchell

HIGH POINT, N.C.- International Market Centers announced that Tom Mitchell, president of home furnishings, will retire at the end of this year. Meanwhile, Scott Eckman has been promoted into a newly created position of executive vice president of marketing and furniture leasing. Mitchell has spent much of his career leasing space, managing operations and servingMore »

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

HFN Deadline for Winter Markets is Nov. 21

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 6-13, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 7-10, the Dallas International Lighting Market, Jan. 14-18, which is during Dallas Total & Gift Market, Jan. 14-20, and the Las Vegas Market, Jan. 18-22. The Atlanta markets and DallasMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

IMC Files for IPO

IMC

HIGH POINT, N.C.-International Market Centers, parent company of both the High Point Market Authority and World Market Center Las Vegas, has filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the filing, IMC hopes to raise about $200 million from the offering, which it intends to use to payMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Surya Raises More Than $69K for its Miles for Meals Campaign

Tiwari Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.-Through its third-annual Miles for Meals campaign, Surya has raised $69,603—83 percent more than last year’s campaign—for Akshaya Patra, an NGO-run meal program in Northern India that provides daily hot lunches to thousands of school children. The amount of money raised will be able to provide daily lunches to more than 4,600 school childrenMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

New Rug Showrooms at AmericasMart

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta recently announced a slew of new and relocated showrooms, which included several rug exhibitors. They will all be unveiled at January’s Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. After years on the sixth floor, Capel Rugs will relocate its showroom within Building 1, moving to 3-C-15,More »

Last updated: November 11, 2014