Large retail chains and major independents actively shopped Troy, NC-based Capel Rugs, creating an especially busy Winter Las Vegas Market for the company as buyers shopped the line for fresh looks to spice up their floors. Alongside these retailers was the contingent of smaller merchants and independent designers that regularly visit the rug source’s popular showroom in the World Market Center’s Building A.
After establishing a successful interior design firm, selling it, and now owning a lifestyle PR agency called A Design Partnership, CEO Natalie Norcross has launched a DIY public relations platform to the industry called Interior Design PR. With this weeks official launch date, Interior Design PR is offering a first-of-its-kind platform to interior designers.
The March buying event at AmericasMart Atlanta will be refreshed in 2020 with a new name – Spring Mini Market – and updated programming complementing the opportunity for retailers and designers to source from 1,000+ gift and home decor showrooms plus a curated collection of 50+ temporaries at its March 4-6, 2020 staging.
Four Hands, the Austin-based home furnishings brand, leading designer and global importer of trendsetting lifestyle home furnishings has begun redesign plans for its state-of-the-art corporate headquarters and flagship showroom in Austin, Texas. Tapping renowned architecture firm Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, the redesign is set to be complete in early summer 2020.
Largo, FL-based WaterMark Living has announced that its sales team made up of independent representatives has expanded with the addition of Tom Muir and T.J. Muir. Bringing decades of sales experience, the two new sales professionals will represent the company’s multiple lines of fashionable and customizable contract-grade indoor and outdoor living furnishings, lighting and accessories in a territory comprised of the Caribbean and Central and South America.
International Market Centers has announced plans to transform the arrival experience in AmericasMart Atlanta Building 3 as part of its Atlanta NEXT initiative, a multi-stage plan that transforms the campus through capital investments and strategic remerchandising of resources. Construction will begin in the second quarter of 2020 and will be completed by January 2021.
Luxury bedding brand Kingsdown will launch a branded pillow line extending its reach into the bedding accessories space for the first time.