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    Durkan’s Crafted Convergence receives IIDA/HD Expo Product Design award

Durkan’s Crafted Convergence receives IIDA/HD Expo Product Design award

Calhoun, Ga.—The Crafted Convergence carpet collection from Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, has been recognized with the IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Award in the flooring category for carpet and rugs. The prestigious honor was presented last week on site in Las Vegas at HD Expo, the premier trade show and conference for hospitality design professionals. For more than two decades, the IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards program has

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    For Accu-Cut, service is king

For Accu-Cut, service is king

November 27-December 11, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 13 By Lindsay Baillie   Accu-Cut was created in 1990 with the intention of offering customers quality cutting and rolling machines. Since then Scott Brockie, president and CEO, and his son Trevor Brockie, vice president sales, have developed lasting relationships with flooring retailers from all over the U.S. With a focus on customer service, Accu-Cut aims to provide customers with the highest quality

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    In Style: Kane Carpet finds success in high-end rug biz

In Style: Kane Carpet finds success in high-end rug biz

October 23/30, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 10 By Lindsay Baillie   Despite the increase in hard surface sales, carpets and rugs continue to hold significance in flooring showrooms across the United States. Kane Carpet, a trendsetter in broadloom since 1947, is helping dealers increase margins and soft surface sales with its high-end carpets and rugs. The company also aims to provide retailers with upsell opportunities through its service, style and

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    Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries, an official supplier of the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, will be supporting some of the world’s most elite athletes as they gather Sept. 9–10 in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the competition of their lives. More than 4,500 athletes representing more than 90 countries, regions and territories and ranging in age groups spanning 18 to 89 will participate in the world-famous long-distance triathlon. Mohawk Group’s Spectrum V30 commercial

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    Karastan’s Kismet collection taps performance qualities of wool, SmartStrand Silk

Karastan’s Kismet collection taps performance qualities of wool, SmartStrand Silk

Dalton, Ga.— Karastan’s Kismet collection by brings together the company’s historical love of producing quality wool rugs with the innovative fibers of SmartStrand Silk. “Kismet is defined as something significant happening that comes about by fate,” said Tracy Pruitt, vice president of design, Karastan. “So perhaps it is fate, or kismet, that Karastan, which has been revolutionizing the rug and carpet industry since the 1920s, would think to combine wool

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    Should retailers be worried about hard surface surge?

Should retailers be worried about hard surface surge?

January 16/23, 2017: Volume 31, Number 16 By K.J. Quinn It’s no secret residential hard surface sales are growing at record levels and gaining market share primarily at carpet’s expense. What is unknown is the toll this surge will have on dealer profitability down the road, as margins are thinner and product life spans are considerably longer for natural materials and certain resilient floors. “This year, for us, was our

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Karastan, Patina Vie team up to produce rugs

Dalton, Ga.—Karastan launches 2017 with a new licensing partnership with the lifestyle brand Patina Vie. Patina Vie produces glassware, dinnerware, ceramics, lighting, bedding, textiles and furniture—all with a vintage warmth. Its product lines can be seen at Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, Horchow, Bloomingdales and specialty boutiques around the world. “Patina Vie is a brand we feel strongly aligns with the devotion to quality design that is a trademark of Karastan,” said

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    Area rugs: Color, design take center stage at Atlanta market

Area rugs: Color, design take center stage at Atlanta market

December 19/26, 2016: Volume 31, Issue 14 By Ken Ryan For many years the Atlanta International Area Rug market at AmericasMart has been the premier venue for new rug offerings, with the January show serving as the launch pad for that year’s introductions. However, success brings competition and some executives say the Atlanta show (Jan. 11-14) may have lost a bit of its momentum with the ascent of the World

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    Nance Industries: From scraps to success

Nance Industries: From scraps to success

October 24/31, 2016: Volume 31, Number 10 Nance Industries was founded in 1972 with the dream and determination of a young mother who found a way to turn carpet scraps into quality rugs. For the past 44 years Carol and Bob Nance built four manufacturing plants with more than 150 employees. With the help of family consisting of three generations, Nance Industries currently ships nationally and internationally to many big

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    Carpet One Floor & Home supports breast cancer research with annual pink ribbon welcome mats

Carpet One Floor & Home supports breast cancer research with annual pink ribbon welcome mats

Manchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home released their annual collection of pink ribbon welcome mats under the Carpet One Welcomes Your Support campaign. Established in 2004, the campaign has raised nearly 1 million dollars for various breast cancer research charities and organizations by donating 25% of each welcome mat sale. This year, Carpet One continues to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Carpet One Floor & Home’s latest mat collection

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New Brown Jordan rugs by Gertmenian at Casual Market Chicago

Los Angeles—Gertmenian will introduce its Brown Jordan indoor/outdoor rug collection to the casual furnishings trade at Casual Market Chicago in September 2016. The new collection will be available exclusively through designers and Brown Jordan dealers. The Gertmenian Design Studio created the versatile designs, which complement Brown Jordan’s outdoor furniture. The collection is available in 5’3″x7’5″ and 7’10″x10′ sizes and consists of six designs in multiple colorways, including Megalo and Rivington.

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    Karastan’s limited edition rug recreates popular Multi Panel Kirman

Karastan’s limited edition rug recreates popular Multi Panel Kirman

Sugar Valley, Ga.—Karastan has recreated its most popular rug, the Multi Panel Kirman with new colors. The latest addition to the Artisan Collection, Panel Kirman Granite, will debut at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, taking place Jan.13-16 in Atlanta. “We have re-imagined the 717 Multi Panel Kirman, the longest running line and top selling rug of all time,” said Brandon Culpepper, vice president of specialty sales at Karastan. “Due

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    Karastan spices up EverStrand collections with Spice Market

Karastan spices up EverStrand collections with Spice Market

Sugar Valley, Ga.—Karastan’s Spice Market collection gathers style influences from across the globe in a rich treasure-trove of color and beauty. EverStrand, Karastan’s premium polyester fiber produced from up to 100% post-consumer content from plastic bottles, gives Spice Market rugs an irresistible soft touch, inherent stain resistance and vivid color clarity. Woven on Van De Weile looms, each design features original artistry, one-of-a-kind details and a palette of sultry Mediterranean-derived

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    Rug importer expanding in North Carolina

Rug importer expanding in North Carolina

Edison, N.J. — Rug importer Due Process Stable Trading Company said it has purchased a 91,000 square foot warehouse facility in Lumberton, N.C., to serve as the new home of the company’s rug operation. Since 2003, Due Process has operated from a 45,000 square foot facility leased in Edison. Due Process will retain a portion of its offices in New Jersey following the move. The company said it plans to invest

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Surya announces summer market events schedule

Calhoun, Ga.—a recently announced an extensive schedule of retail and designer geared events for the upcoming Atlanta and Las Vegas Summer Markets.  “We look forward to our schedule of exciting events during the upcoming Atlanta and Las Vegas Summer Markets. Keeping the needs of our customers in mind, Surya is continuing a focus on both informative and creatively inspiring events that bring retailers and designers together to learn more about

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Elegant Mosaics welcomes Rachel Moriarty to design program

Elegant Mosaics welcomes the award-winning, leading homestyle expert Rachel Moriarty to its brand. Moriarty will be a key partner to the “Design, Play, Create” program, which Elegant Mosaics created specifically

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Sustainable Surfaces, Hero Flooring receive LGBTBE certification

Las Vegas—Hero Flooring and parent company Sustainable Surfaces have received their certification as LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBE) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Division Initiative. End users who support the LGBT

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wedi North America celebrates U.S. factory grand opening

Batavia, Ill.—wedi North America celebrated the official grand opening of its factory and corporate office with a ribbon cutting ceremony. wedi management and staff, local and state officials as well

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