Rug firms embrace marketing alliances

Wyman, Lissa
January 2001
Furniture/Today;01/22/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on some industry trends evident at the 2001 International Rug Market held in Atlanta, Georgia. Gradual integration of hand-made and machine-made cultures; Expansion of opportunities between divisions of large companies as a result of marketing nuances; Increased interest in big-name licensing.


Related Articles

  • Rug vendors up ante in face of tough market. Corral, Cecile B. // Home Textiles Today;7/16/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p1 

    Reports the impending Atlanta International Area Rug Show in Georgia. Preparations of rug manufacturers for the show; List of store competitors; Features of the rug show.

  • Area rug vendors aim high in Atlanta.  // Home Textiles Today;7/16/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p14 

    Presents the collections of contemporary rug designs from different rug manufacturers in Atlanta, Georgia. Introduction of power-loomed and hand-knotted patterns Visions and Taos by 828 International; Creation of Claire Murray's Carmel by The Sea collection; Presentation of Ebisons Harounian...

  • Rugs switch fashion gears. Wyman, Lissa // Furniture/Today;07/10/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 43, p30 

    Highlights the 2000 International Area Rug Market held in Atlanta, Georgia. Product introductions; Color trends.

  • Rug Market exhibitors feel economy's jitters. Wyman, Lissa // Furniture/Today;7/22/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 45, p4 

    Reports on issues of concern to participants of the International Rug Market exhibition. Stock market; Declining U.S. dollars; State of consumer confidence; Exhibitors' views on the future of the rug market.

  • Market reflects changes in rug business realities. Wyman, Lissa // Furniture/Today;8/6/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p46 

    Focuses on the current state of the United States rug industry, based on the outcome of the 2001 Atlanta International Rug Market exhibition. Retail trends in the rug industry; Doubling of rug sales; Long-term outlook for the industry.

  • Wide selection set for Atlanta.  // Home Textiles Today;01/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p13 

    Presents a sampling of products to be showcased at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market scheduled in Atlanta, Georgia, in January 2000. Wool carpets from Asia Minor and designer Alexander Julian; Woven area rugs from Terrallenium Collection; Braided/hooked accent rugs in floral designs from...

  • New century brings best rugs to Atlanta. Lillo, Andrea // Home Textiles Today;01/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p18 

    Previews the Atlanta International Area Rug Market scheduled in Atlanta, Georgia, in January 2000. Projected attendance; Products to be showcases; Celebration of the first anniversary of the Area Rug Center expansion; Awards program; Seminars.

  • Rug vendors work to help dealers trim inventories. Wyman, Lissa // Furniture/Today;7/30/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p6 

    Focuses on the challenge of reducing the inventory at the rug market in Atlanta, Georgia. Result of the lower than expected attendance in the exhibits; Strategy to improve the vendor-retailer relationship; Development of non-traditional promotions to increase sales revenues.

  • Rug sources view Vegas as vehicle for new growth. Wyman, Lissa // Furniture/Today;7/30/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 46, p90 

    The article provides an overview of the Atlanta International Rug Market in Las Vegas, Nevada. Oriental Weavers of America President Mile Riley explains that the company will use the Las Vegas show to officially launch its Andy Warhol line. Abbyson Vice President Yavar Rafieha explains that he...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics