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...

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

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...
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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 ...
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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...
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Surfaces 2019 Review: Trends and highlights from the 30th annual national flooring expo - Mar 2019

By Darius Helm, Beth Miller and Anne Harr   At this year’s Surfaces show, held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 23 to 25, technical innovations and...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-2019-review-trends-and-highlights-...

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...

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 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...

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-...

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

Couristan Releases 2019 Trend Report

Fort Lee, NJ, June 24, 2019-Couristan has released its 2019 annual trend report.  Couristan identifies five key trends in the home furnishings industry by embracing some of last year's influence...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-releases-2019-trend-report

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'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 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

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

Matt Tollison Named EVP Residential Area Rugs for Couristan

Fort Lee, NJ, July 24, 2020-Couristan has appointed Matt Tollison to the position of executive vice president of area rugs for its residential division. In his new role, Tollison will lead and execut...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/matt-tollison-named-evp-residential-area-ru...

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...

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

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

Couristan Won't Open its Showroom for Las Vegas Market

Fort Lee, NJ, August 11, 2020-Couristan has announced that it will not be participating in the upcoming Las Vegas Market, scheduled for August 30 to September 3. In response, the company has launched...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/couristan-opting-out-of-vegas-market-launch...

New Products 2020: A sneak peek at new productions to the residential market - Jan 2020

By Beth Miller This year kicks off with two premier flooring shows, The International Surface Event (TISE) and Domotex USA. TISE will take place January 27 to 30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Cente...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/new-products-2020-a-sneak-peek-at-new-produ...

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

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