Surya is keeping pace with the rug industry’s rapid rate of innovation across handmade and machine-made rugs. At the High Point Market, the company introduced an ample assortment of area rugs across both categories, each with a variety of new constructions. “As machine-mades continue to improve and innovate, it puts pressure on the hand-knotted category […]

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Orian Rugs’ newest design program brings the look of space-dyed yarn to the marketplace without actually space dyeing the yarn. The Anderson, S.C.-based manufacturer rolled out three new collections that incorporate the new Fusion 24 Color Technology developed by Director of Design Scott Miller and Vice President of Development and Design Jeff Hughes. Fusion 24 […]

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The Jammu and Kashmir government is mulling over a comprehensive package to address problems faced by the state’s carpet sector, the state finance minister Haseeb Drabu told mediapersons. A delegation of carpet traders and manufacturers recently had met him sometime back and urged for reducing the 12 per cent tax on carpets under the goods […]

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Stanton Carpet has acquired substantially all of the assets of Hibernia Woolen Mills, according to an announcement by Jonathan Cohen, CEO and President, Stanton. Hibernia serves the high end residential market with well-styled, decorative tufted wool carpets. The Hibernia brand will now operate under the Stanton umbrella and build on its core decorative tufted wool […]

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At a staggering 170,000 square feet, Colorado’s newest luxury home store, The Showroom @ Furniture Row, claims to carry the largest selection of upper-end home furnishings in the Mountain West. What’s more the sprawling store features about 1,000 rugs, not only throughout its well-appointed designer galleries and living vignettes, but also in its dedicated 8,000 […]

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Gains in carpet and rug demand over the 2011-2016 period were constrained by increased competition from hard-surface flooring products, particularly luxury vinyl tile (LVT), according to a recent research. This was especially evident in the US — the largest market for carpets and rugs globally — where growth in hard-surface flooring has significantly outpaced that […]

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Customs duty on various imported textile yarn, fabrics and raw materials have been increased with immediate effect by Department Of Revenue, Ministry of Finance through three notifications (No. 80, 81 and 82/2017–Customs) dated October 27, 2017. This development is expected to protect domestic Indian textile manufacturers who were facing stiff competition from cheap imports after […]

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Beginning in July 2018, AmericasMart Atlanta’s July Market will operate on a seven-day schedule. The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market in July 2018 is Tuesday, July 10 — Monday, July 16, 2018 with Temporaries Wednesday, July 11 — Sunday, July 15. Market operating hours will follow a uniform 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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Feizy is taking its new collection with Crayola to Brazil. In partnership with bedding licensee Siscovers, Feizy’s Crayola collection of rugs, throws and bath mats for kids launched in Sao Paolo at a special retail event. Feizy said its business in Latin America has been on a growth trajectory, and this new Crayola collection is […]

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