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Looking Back at 2013

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Rug companies reflect on the year’s highlights By Andrea Lillo As 2013 comes to a close, it’s natural to reflect on what went well for the year—and what was a teachable moment. For the rug industry, companies felt more comfortable trying new things this year than they have in the past, as the economy slowlyMore »

Last updated: November 27, 2013

Filicia Uses Safavieh Rug for Breast Cancer Fundraiser

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh licensing partner and celebrity designer Thom Filicia used a rug design from his collection with Safavieh to create a paddleboard for the 2013 “Paddle and Party for Pink,” a charity event that raises money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Filicia, who lost his mother to breast cancer, chose to affix hisMore »

Last updated: November 5, 2013

Blog: The Rug Debuts Continue in High Point

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–Bright colors and new licenses are on tap at High Point Market, which runs until Thursday. Rug vendors are using the last trade show of the year to expand into new categories, as well as bring out new constructions and additions. With the launch of its Spring 2014 collection, Company C kicked offMore »

Last updated: October 22, 2013

Safavieh Promotes Esther Cho

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-Safavieh has promoted Esther Cho to account manager, with responsibility for sales to online retail customers. In this newly created position Cho will sell an integrated program of cross-category products merchandising Safavieh as a total home source.  Prior to assuming her new responsibilities, Cho was project manager for product development in the furnitureMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2013

Blog: Weaves from Wednesday

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NEW YORK-With the September New York Home Fashions Market beginning to wind down, here are some observations from showroom visits yesterday: Down Lite put the spotlight on its mattress pad line, a category which the company entered earlier this year. It also introduced Wicking Windows, a technology that repels moisture on fabric, on a lineMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2013

Safavieh to Debut First Crystal Lamp Collection at High Point Market

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh will officially launch its first collection of crystal lighting at High Point Market next month, after previewing it at Las Vegas Market. Called Crystal Facets, the line of table and floor lamps includes almost 70 SKUs in a range of vintage, baroque, transitional and contemporary designs. In High Point, N.C., the companyMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2013

Rugs at New York Home Fashions Market

Garland Simply Urban

NEW YORK–The fall edition of the New York Home Fashions Market kicked off yesterday, and rug manufacturers used the show to debut expanded collections and licensed lines, as well as new showrooms. Nourison grew its accent rug business through its licensed and natural fibers lines because it made sense for its brands. “There was anMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2013

Safavieh Unveils New York Market Intros

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Showing in its new New York wholesale showroom, at 902 Broadway on the mezzanine level, Safavieh will expand its handwoven dhurrie collection, as well as add other designs and colors in a range of price points in handknotted, handtufted and power-loomed rugs at the New York Home Fashions Market, which opened today. TheMore »

Last updated: September 23, 2013