Major Furniture Supplier Expands Showroom At Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market announced that motion furniture supplier Man Wah/Cheers is relocating and doubling its showroom size on floor B5 for the Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market, running January 28 to February 1, 2018. “Man Wah/Cheers is the latest in a string of expansions by leading furniture brands who want to grow their Las Vegas Market business” said Ryan Mahoney, Senior Vice President of Furniture Leasing, International Market Centers. “As the leading furniture market in the western United States and the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market, Las Vegas Market delivers return on investment for buyers and suppliers alike.” Leading motion furniture supplier Man Wah/Cheers is relocating from floor B6 to B5 and doubling its showroom size to 40,000-square-feet. Guy Ray, CEO of Man Wah/Cheers, said that Las Vegas Market has played a pivotal role in the company’s growth. “We have seen season after season of success with our Las Vegas showroom, and we are looking to continue those sales increases with the launch of our new and enlarged showroom on B5,” he said, noting that the new 40,000-square-foot space will allow the company to showcase a broader array of its bedding and motion, stationary and upholstered furniture lines. Las Vegas Market is the largest furniture market in the western United States, with over 4 million square feet and 2,000+ furniture lines presented on 32 showroom floors, along with nearly 200 temporary exhibitors showcasing home furnishings on B2 and in The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market. In addition to key furniture categories, the Las Vegas Market is recognized as THE nation’s bedding market, with the top 15 producers represented, and as a growing resource for casual/outdoor furniture following its 2015 launch of two new, dedicated floors for the category. Key furniture categories presented at Las Vegas Market are: case goods, dining, upholstery, leather and casual/outdoor. Las Vegas Market features thousands of gift, furniture and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. The Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market runs January 28 to February 1, 2018. For more information, visit...

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Loloi To Unveil Seven New Collections At High Point

Loloi will bring some fall flavor to the High Point Market, debuting seven new rug collections and adding to three of its most popular existing collections. With a variety of styles and materials being introduced, the new collections range from neutral earth tones to dimensional and bold colorways, along with a blend of power loomed, hooked and hand-crafted collections – ideal for any space in the home. Also new to the market, Loloi will debut nine rug collections, including an assortment of pillows and throws, as part of its collaboration with Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines and ED by Ellen Degeneres. These exclusive collections will showcase October 14-18 at the Fall High Point Market in Loloi’s showroom in the IHFC Design Center-Space 320. The featured new rug collections from Loloi include: GIANA: Inspired by textural watercolors, the Giana collection by Loloi combines a relaxed grid with soft variations of color for an effortless and sophisticated look. Each piece is hand tufted with wool by artisans in India for a beautiful textural layer to add to your home. THE LONDON SHAG: The London Shag by Loloi is hand tufted in India of polyester with a generous pile height and irresistible softness. The exceptional sheen and stunning texture comes in a variety of neutral earth shades that mix effortlessly into any space. MILLENNIUM: Based on updated traditional motifs, the Millennium collection by Loloi is a dimensional floor piece with dimensional colors and distressing. Power loomed in Turkey with a mix of soft polyester and polypropylene, Millennium offers a beautiful luster of colors while remaining durable and easy care. PATINA: Patina by Loloi is Power loomed in Turkey of polypropylene and polyester. This collection gives a nod to formal luxury while embracing today’s relaxed design aesthetic. The luxurious sheen combined with an unmatched textural landscape make this rug inviting as well as beautiful. PORCIA: The Porcia collection by Loloi pays tribute to the age-old art of mosaic. Thousands of small tile pieces create an ancient, yet current, look that would fit well into any décor. Space dyed super soft polyester is cross woven to complete the vintage look and feel. RORY: Exceptionally soft to the touch, the Rory collection by Loloi is a two-tone fur that mixes effortlessly into any space. Each piece is machine-made in China of acrylic and polyester for strong color fastness and ability to withstand foot traffic. TATUM: Drawing inspiration from global textiles, the Tatum collection by Loloi offers a unique textural look to any room. Each Tatum rug is hand crafted by master artisans in India for a soft dissolved look in each of the patterns. Loloi...

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Nourison To Launch New Christopher Guy Collection And More At High Point

Nourison will be introducing the Christopher Guy Area Rug Collection, new hand-knotted designs, and hundreds of One-of-a-Kind rugs at High Point Market. The Christopher Guy by Nourison will launch with 38 designed and crafted handmade area rugs made of New Zealand Wool, silk and mohair, on display at both Nourison and Christopher Guy showrooms. The collection is based on Christopher Guy Harrison’s personal interpretation of how Coco Chanel’s home may have looked if she were with us today. The kathy ireland® Home Heritage rug collection launches with an abstract industrial feel, creating an urban energy inspired by scenes from the streets of New York City and India. The kathy ireland® Silver Screen collection is also a new release, featuring elegant designs with delicately distressed to evoke a beautiful vintage vibe. The focus and trend toward hand knotted rugs continues, with the introduction of the Lucent Collection and new One-of-a-Kind rugs. Lucent features a traditional Tibetan floral design with an artfully faded vintage look. One-of-a-Kinds debuting at High Point include abstract designs and silk sari rugs in rich, saturated colors. The One-of-a-Kinds have been best sellers at High Point Market, in high-quality wool + silk and unique, intricate designs. Mina Victory Home Accents presents new Tibetan Lamb ombre pillows and cubes, and natural hide rugs in new Blue Silver and Indigo...

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Feizy Offers Enhanced Visualization Tool For Shoppers

Long-time rug designer, manufacturer, and leader in the home furnishings industry, Feizy, has partnered with online solutions leader, MicroD LLC, on a new digital merchandising program for dealers. The integration of the “Accessorize” catalog component paired with the “Build Your Brand” manufacturer landing page, is aimed at promoting corporate and retail brands, while enhancing the online buying experience for shoppers. Available on the OmniVue website platform by MicroD, the Feizy Catalog Program is a merchandising tool that gives dealers the ability to showcase all Feizy catalog items online without increasing in-store inventory. Dealers that join the program will have access to a dedicated brand landing page to highlight Feizy products and tell their craftsmanship story. Using the “Accessorize” feature, online shoppers can then select a Feizy rug and virtually place it beneath a furniture piece to visualize and coordinate with their other items before purchasing. “Feizy is known for their quality craftsmanship and high-end designs and their rugs require the best solution to represent their brand,” stated Richard Sexton, Chief Product Officer at MicroD. “MicroD is uniquely qualified to move Feizy into the online marketplace with our partnership. Our robust platform and visualization capabilities will allow their dealers to showcase these beautiful rugs in the best manner possible on the digital landscape.” By integrating the Feizy catalog with the OmniVue platform, MicroD provides consumers and retailers with a fully responsive website that is optimized and easy to navigate on all devices. Users experience consistent catalog data, beautiful images, interactive room planning and visualization tools, and expert development to maximize for search engine results. With the launch of their 3D elements, MicroD continues to push the shopping experiences into the virtual realm through 3D room planning, 360 degree product views, product configuration, augmented reality, and virtual reality. “Feizy is excited to collaborate with MicroD on this program and we are looking forward to the benefits it will bring to our dealers,” commented Michael Ackelbein, Sr., Vice President of Global Sales at Feizy. “We want to get our products in front of digital shoppers and our dealers are the best channels to do so. By combining the Feizy online product catalog with MicroD’s OmniVue website platform we are able to bring added value to our dealers and their...

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Rug Show To Debut At High Point Market

The Rug Show, a non-profit industry association of producers, importers and wholesalers, is bringing a 10-company collection of rugs to the Top Floor of Suites at Market Square for Fall High Point Market, Oct. 14-18. “This year, the Rug Show will join High Point Market for the first time,” said Ramin Mobayen, a representative of The Rug Show. “We will be located on the top floor of The Suites at Market Square and proudly show casing some of our most prestigious exhibitors.” Mobayen said that a range of high-end area rugs will be showcased at market, and various price points and design aesthetics will be featured. Exhibitors for the 2017 Rug Show High Point Market debut include: The New England Collection, Anadol Rugs, Caravan Rug Corporation, H.O.C Design, Lapchi Rug Design Studio, Looms Of Persia, The Tibet Rug Company, Zollanvari, Rug and Kilim and Mobayen Rugs. “Our national Rug Show brings together under one roof as great a number as possible of the wholesalers and buyers in the trade,” Mobayen said. “Our show is run by the actual exhibiting members in an open, communal manner so as to create the best purchasing environment for our industry’s customers. And by pooling our resources, we’re able to achieve superior service as well as dramatically more efficient cost structures for the management of these shows.” According to Mobayen, the Rug Show has become the place to see a large range of beautiful high-end area rugs collected under one roof in the United States, covering traditional to contemporary aesthetics. “At The Rug Show, exhibitors from around the world join forces to exhibit their diverse range of handmade carpets, which are really in fact, works of art,” he said. “This is more than a trade show. This is a place of cultural and artistic exchange — a place for people passionate about design, interiors and most importantly rugs to connect.” The Rug Show opens on Friday, Oct. 13 and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 18. Hours are 8 a.m. – 7 p.m....

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AmericasMart Atlanta Gears Up For January Market

When the global buying community convenes at AmericasMart® Atlanta beginning January 9, The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® sets the 2018 wholesale trading year in motion with the world’s single-largest product mix   fueling business growth in the show’s 61st consecutive year of continuous Portman Family ownership and management. The Market will create an international population of retailers, designers, specifiers, online merchants, trend setters, tastemakers and high-profile buying   groups from more than 70 countries and every U.S. state—all together, all to discover what is new and next across the home furnishings, gift and fashion landscape. “The Atlanta January Market experience is cultivated and curated to inspire wonderment and invite discovery,” notes Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., AmericasMart vice chairman, president and   chief operating officer. “From the innovation continuum comes an endless progression of new ideas, new business concepts and new product creations. We believe AmericasMart in January is the first and best source and stage for innovation discoveries,” Portman adds. January Market buyers will find new product destinations, new and expanded showrooms and trend-driven temporary collections, yielding a comprehensive marketplace that inspires new and longtime attendees alike. Setting the January 2018 bar for new product resources is Building 2’s reimagined Floor 10, where Creative Co-Op unveils a dramatically expanded showroom to create one of AmericasMart’s largest exhibitor footprints. Trend-leading designers and retailers gather to network, connect with thought leaders and source product from the industry’s top home furnishing, décor and rug purveyors   in AmericasMart’s HOME collection of leading manufacturers in the Home & Rug, Home Accents & Fine Linens, Home Furnishings, HOME & DESIGN and complementary Holiday & Floral / Home Décor categories. Building 2, home to AmericasMart’s unmatched Gift, Tabletop, Gourmet, Housewares and The Gardens® collections, brims with trendsetting product. The celebrated temporary collection features more than 30 trend-driven categories full of new product introductions including newest destinations ANTIQUES and DÉCOR | Light & Lifestyles plus HIGH DESIGN®, HD HOME and the LUXE collections: HIGH DESIGN LUXE®, Tabletop LUXE, Gourmet LUXE and Gardens LUXE. Other collections of note for January 2018 include Gourmet Housewares, Tabletop & Entertaining, Holiday, Floral and Baskets, Children’s World, Modern Baby & Contemporary Kid, Body & Soul, On Trend Gift, Boutique and Jewelry, Fashion Accessories & Apparel. Home and rug trends start with The Atlanta International Area Rug Market® Featuring the National Oriental Rug Show (Showrooms: Wednesday, January 10 – Sunday, January 14, Temporaries: Thursday, January 11 – Monday, January 15), staged and produced in exclusive collaboration with The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA). AmericasMart’s signature celebration of innovation in rug design and production, America’s Magnificent Carpets® Awards, highlights the importance of the Rug showrooms as...

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