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Rutigliano Joins Sensio as EVP, Marketing Chief

Sensio

NEW YORK-Jerry Rutigliano has joined Sensio in the newly created position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Rutigliano, who reports to Sensio CEO Shae Hong, will be lead product development, marketing and sales initiatives for Sensio’s brands, which include Bella, Brim, Throwback Appliance Company and other licensed brands. Rutigliano previously served as viceMore »

Last updated: October 16, 2014

Amer Launches Updated Website

Amer website

ATLANTA–Amer Rugs recently released its newly rebuilt website at amerrugs.com. The new site combines the latest in search engine technology and is designed for more results in fewer clicks, the company said, making it ideal for both rug buyers and the buying public. The website also has additional login areas to place orders, make inquiriesMore »

Last updated: October 15, 2014

Vietri to Open Two New Belk Boutiques

Vietri

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.-Vietri will open two new boutiques in Belk stores in Alabama and South Carolina today. Vietri will unveil a 180-square-foot boutique featuring tabletop collections and garden, home and wall décor items in Belk’s Mount Pleasant, S.C., store. A second boutique, which is 192 square feet, will open in the Belk store in Huntsville, Ala.More »

Last updated: October 17, 2014

Capel’s High Point Promotion Awards all Buyers

Capel Rugs

TROY, N.C.–At the upcoming High Point Market, every attendee shopping the Capel showroom will have the chance to participate in a special market promotion. Visitors will have the chance to pick out a bag containing a special marble, and each marble signifies a prize depending on its color. Prizes will include gift cards worth fromMore »

Last updated: October 15, 2014

ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Penn.–ELK Group Intl. has made another acquisition, purchasing furniture, lighting and accessory manufacturer GuildMaster. The move will strengthen ELK’s accent furniture category, the company said. Based in Springfield, Mo., GuildMaster is known for its handcrafted home furnishings, and emphasizes quality through handcarving, custom finishes and utilization of solid wood construction. GuildMaster also has aMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Brown Jordan Appoints Tortorici to Executive Vice President

Vincent A. Tortorici

St. AUGUSTINE, Fla.–Brown Jordan International has promoted Vincent A. Tortorici to executive vice president. Tortorici also will continue his role as chief financial officer, which he has held with the company and its predecessors since March 1988. He has previously held positions as vice president and treasurer of the company, its predecessors and subsidiaries. “ForMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Barclay Butera to Debut Leftbank Art Line

Butera

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–Interior designer Barclay Butera will debut his new licensed art collection with Leftbank Art at the upcoming High Point Market, which starts on Saturday. Called Barclay Butera Private Collection by Leftbank Art, the eclectic collection is inspired by Butera’s worldwide travels and will include his original photography, abstracts influenced by the colors ofMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Wendover Art to Debut Lillian August Artwork at High Point

Lillian August

LARGO, Fla.–Wendover Art Group will debut a licensed collection by Lillian August at the High Point Fall Market, Oct. 18-23. “We are absolutely thrilled to debut Ms. August’s new collection,” said Richard D. Forsyth, CEO of Wendover Art Group. “Her pieces are exquisite. The collection spans a broad range of looks—traditional, transitional and modern—and includesMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014