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Kas Rugs Unveils its 2014 Look Book

Kas Rugs’ new Look Book

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs has unveiled its latest catalog, reflecting new features as well as details on the Kas brand story and stories about licensed designers Bob Mackie and Donny Osmond. At 238 pages, the bound book is larger than its previous catalogs. It’s the company’s first fashion-forward look book and includes its newest product categories—pillowsMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Kas Rugs Taps Welch as National Sales Manager

Kevin Welch

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs has named Kevin Welch national sales manager, reporting to Rao Yarlagadda, president. Welch succeeds Steve Roan, who has left the company. Welch was most recently in the same position at Rizzy Home. He has also held sales management positions at Karastan and Oriental Weavers. “Kevin joins Kas as a long-time veteran ofMore »

Last updated: May 23, 2014

Bob Mackie Signs Licensing Agreement with Kas

Bob Mackie

SOMERSET, N.J.–Legendary fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie has partnered with Kas Rugs on a new license agreement. The initial rug collection will debut at High Point Market in April 2014. Mackie’s work in entertainment has earned him nine Emmy Awards, 31 Emmy Award nominations and three Oscar nominations. He has worked with hundreds ofMore »

Last updated: March 11, 2014

Kas Rugs to Expand into Pillows and Poufs, Unveil New AmericasMart Showroom in January

Kas

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs will launch its extension into the home décor category this January with a collection of pillows and poufs debuting first at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. In addition, the company will be relocating to space 4-C-5 in AmericasMart’s Building 1. Some of the new pillows and poufs will both coordinate withMore »

Last updated: November 19, 2013