Couristan

Today, Couristan’s handmade assortment consists of over 20 area rug collections. The company continues to import handmade area rugs from China and India. Strict “No Child Labor” policies are implemented and confirmed by continuous internal and private inspections of each facility in which the company’s handmade area rugs are created. Each inspected handmade area rug is identified with a “No Child Labor” tag on its backing. Maintaining a strong belief that handmade area rugs are like works of art, each and every handmade area rug the company imports is hand-crafted with extraordinary detail and elegance. Styles range from antique-inspired looks, updated Persian designs, deeply contoured Orientals, casual-contemporary trends and “green” eco-chic fashions.

Couristan Moves Production to China

Fort Lee, NJ, August 4, 2006--Seventy years ago, Couristan, the rug and carpet manufacturer, turned to China for handmade rugs to import into the U.S., according to NorthJersey.com. The company return...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-moves-production-to-china

Michael Riley Named President of Couristan

Fort Lee, NJ, March 3, 2017—Michael J. Riley has been named president of Couristan. Riley was most recently president of Oriental Weavers USA (OW USA). Couristan, established in 1926, is a glob...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/michael-riley-named-president-of-couristan

Couristan Taps Len Andolino as EVP of Residential

Fort Lee, NJ, November 1, 2017-As part of Couristan’s strategic growth strategy to double its size over the next five years, management announced today the appointment of Len Andolino as executi...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-taps-len-andolino-as-evp-of-resid...

Couristan Recognized for Low Rug Return Rate

St. Louis, MO, Oct. 6, 2008--For the third consecutive year, Couristan Inc. has been recognized by Home Decorators Collection for having the lowest return rate in the catalog’s entire area rug c...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-recognized-for-low-rug-return-rat...

Q&A With Couristan's Ron Couri

Hackensack, NJ, May 21--Ron Couri,the president and chief executive officer of Couristan, spends two weeks of the month traveling the world in search of quality handmade and machine-made rugs. Las...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/qa-with-couristan39s-ron-couri

Area Rugs: An Untapped Goldmine? - July 2006

By Bill Banks Most of the nation’s moderate and lower priced area rugs are sold by mass market chain stores like Kmart and Wal-Mart, specialty chains like Bed, Bath & Beyond and Line...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/area-rugs-an-untapped-goldmine--july-2006

Former Couristan President West Dies

Fort Lee, NJ, March 2, 2011 -- Former Couristan president Walter West died on Feb. 18 at the age of 87.West spent more than 45 years at Couristan, serving as the company's president during a majority ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/former-couristan-president-west-dies

Area Rug Report: Suppliers evolve to meet consumers' changing needs - Dec 2015

By Calista sprague The area rug segment is growing, bolstered by the sustained growth of hard surface flooring, but it is also undergoing dramatic changes. Suppliers have been forced to evolve in o...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/area-rug-report-suppliers-evolve-to-meet-co...

Surfaces Preview: A peek at what Surfaces 2018 has to offer - Jan 2018

By Beth Miller Surfaces, taking place January 30 to February 1, is the biggest residential flooring show in the western hemisphere and part of The International Surface Event (TISE) at the Mandalay ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-preview-a-peek-at-what-surfaces-20...

Top 250 Design Survey 2006 - October 2006

By Maurie Welsh O'Neill When times are good, people don’t complain as much as they do when times are bad. The nation’s Top 250 designers are certainly more content this year than t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/top-250-design-survey-2006--october-2006

Marlys Giordano Appointed Creative Director at Couristan

Fort Lee, NJ, July 10, 2017-Couristan has appointed Marlys Giordano to the position of creative director for the company’s area rug division. Giordano, formerly the senior trend specialist-glob...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/marlys-giordano-appointed-creative-director...

Couristan Awards Two Trips in Drawing

Fort Lee, NJ, Feb. 14, 2012 -- Couristan has named Matt Lund of Foremost Interiors in Salt Lake City, and Jan Mink of KL Mink and Sons, operator of the Fine Rug Gallery at Macy’s, headquartered ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-awards-two-trips-in-drawing

Summer Atlanta Rug Market - August/September 2009

Not unexpectedly, traffic at this summer’s Atlanta Rug Market was slow again this year. While many of the big name retailers were present, not all key retailers attended. However, once again the...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/summer-atlanta-rug-market--augustseptember-...

Couristan Promotes Codella to VP of Sales

Fort Lee, NJ, Jan. 28, 2013 -- Broadloom and rug firm Couristan said it has promoted Steve Codella to executive vice president of sales. Codella, who has been in the floorcovering industry for over 30...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-promotes-codella-to-vp-of-sales

Couristan Signs License With Designer Gardner

Fort Lee, NJ, Dec. 3, 2012 -- Rug and carpet maker Couristan said it has signed a licensing agreement with Emma Gardner Design.Couristan will be given the license to manufacture, promote, market and d...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-signs-license-with-designer-gardn...

Couristan's Stephen Finkelstein Has Died

Fort Lee, NJ, January 30, 2019--Couristan has announced the death of long-time sales executive Stephen Finkelstein, 73, on January 21. Finkelstein was a seasoned professional in the floorcovering ind...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristans-stephen-finkelstein-has-died

Couristan Taps Mark Ferullo as VP of National Accounts

Fort Lee, NJ, October 26, 2016—Couristan has named Mark Ferullo vice president of national accounts. The move is part of the company’s long-term growth plan for its area rug division...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-taps-mark-ferullo-as-vp-of-nation...

Couristan Hires Western Residential Sales Manager

Fort Lee, NJ, May 14, 2009--Area and accent rug supplier Couristan has hired Andy Kuehnel as its western regional manager for the residential division.Most recently, Kuehnel spearheaded sales efforts ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-hires-western-residential-sales-m...

Couristan Opens Showroom in High Point

Fort Lee, NJ, October 5, 2017-Couristan will return to the High Point Market, following an eight-year absence, reports Furniture Today. The company, which sells both area rugs and broadloom, has open...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-opens-showroom-in-high-point

AmericasMart Showcases Best Rug Designs

Atlanta, GA, January 2007--From a marketplace as good as it gets came the January 2007 edition of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market® featuring the National Oriental Rug Show (NORS). January...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/americasmart-showcases-best-rug-designs

Winners of America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards Announced

Atlanta, GA, January 16, 2018-AmericasMart Atlanta recognizes the creativity, artistry and passion of the Area Rug industry with its annual America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards, presented at The...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/winners-of-americas-magnificent-carpets-awa...

Review 2006 - December 2006

By Kevin Hale Summer came and went without any major hurricanes hitting the U.S. That, coupled with the fact that conflicts with Iran seemed to take a back seat to the war in Iraq, all added up...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/review-2006--december-2006

Surfaces 2018 Review: At this year's show, branding and marketing shared center stage - Mar 2018

By Darius Helm, Beth Miller and Anne Harr This year’s show, held in Las Vegas from January 30 to February 1, was busy, colorful and enthusiastic. Attendee traffic was strong, exhibitor booking...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-2018-review-at-this-years-show-bra...

Couristan Names Andolino VP Broadloom Sales

Fort Lee, NJ, Jan. 23, 2013 -– Carpet and rug maker Couristan has named Len Andolino vice president of broadloom sales.  Andolino, who was formerly employed with Robertex/Carousel, will be ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-names-andolino-vp-broadloom-sales

Magnificent Carpet Awards Winners Announced

Atlanta, GA, Jan. 15, 2014 -- America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards, staged by AmericasMart Atlanta as part of The Atlanta International Area Rug Market, has named its winners.The event featured ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/magnificent-carpet-awards-winners-announced

BDNY Wraps Up Seventh Edition in New York

New York, NY, November 15, 2016—The seventh edition of BDNY (Boutique Design Trade Fair) was held in the Jacob K. Javits Center, November 13 and 14. The show brings interior designers, architec...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/bdny-wraps-up-seventh-edition-in-new-york

The International Surface Event 2017 - Dec 2016

By Ruth Simon McRae Floorcovering dealers and suppliers will be flocking to Las Vegas this coming January to see the latest in every type of flooring product and accessory at The International Surfac...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/the-international-surface-event-2017-dec-20...

AmericasMart Announces Details of January Area Rug Market

Atlanta, GA, December 1, 2016—AmericasMart Atlanta’s celebrated area rug collection showcases all that is new and next at The Atlanta International Area Rug Market, featuring the National ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/americasmart-announces-details-of-january-a...

Endorsements Continue For INSTALL

St. Louis, MO, Sept. 18--Seven companies within the floorcovering industry are the newest members of The International Standards and Training Alliance (INSTALL). Couristan, Desso Carpets USA, Milli...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/endorsements-continue-for-install

Magnificent Carpets Honored at AmericasMart

Atlanta, GA, Jan. 15, 2009--The best area rugs on the market were honored during the America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards Jan. 10 at AmericasMart in Atlanta.The annual awards ceremony is the sig...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/magnificent-carpets-honored-at-americasmart