Walking the Market

Getting New Customers into Showrooms @ HIgh Point Market

Most exhibitors appear to target known customers with "discounts" for buyers who make prior appointments.  Many send e-invitations to showroom openings and product introductions. Many megabytes...

Rug News Retail

Kamiski Auction -75% Sold – Most with Opening Bid

  Kaminiski Auction March 4 2018 Auctioning off 292 rugs on a Sunday morning can seem daunting, but Kaminski Auctions on March 4, 2018 sold approximately...

About Rugs

Leslie Stroh’s Cryptic Comments After Atlanta,Las Vegas and NY NOW

The heart of the rug business is DESIGN. The heart of home fashions is Design.  DESIGN is supported by construction, fiber, texture and color. Greige...


Feizy & Nourison Display Rugs “In Context” during Home Fashions...

Rugs are not stand alone items. By visually coordinating rugs with other products the buyer conceptualizes product use for the end user. The  Waverly Concept Shop was...

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Kammy & Co. EXTRAORDINARY Persian Rugs at AmericasMart 

Kammy & Co. has the most extraordinary Persian rugs for display. Antiques reproduction from the 1800s and 1900s. Made in Iran. 100% Wool. High...


Augmented Reality Will Fundamentally Change the Rug Industry

Augmented Reality from the New York Times Just after Rug News andDesign wrote about Augmented Reality, on page 15, the New York Times announced a new...

To The Trade

Is Sotheby’s Selling Rugs Again?

Sotheby’s recently  bought a company called Viyet, which is selling rugs Direct to Designers (D2D). We looked at the press release; we looked at the...

Video: Teppich-Samimi, Berlin, Germany

During a recent visit to Berlin, Rug News andDesign spoke with Arwin Samimi, owner of Teppich-Samimi, a rug store on Bismarckstraße in Charlottenburg.

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