Maples to produce Royal Velvet rugs
September 10, 2004,
NEW YORK — Maples Industries has signed a license agreement with Official Pillowtex LLC to produce and sell bath, kitchen and area rugs under the Royal Velvet brand, according to brand manager Group 3 Design Corp.
Maples, based in Scottsboro, Ala., is a producer of tufted washable rugs in the United States. The company plans to leverage its manufacturing and distribution resources to supply Royal Velvet rugs to upscale retail channels.
Group 3 Design Corp. is a New York-based firm focusing on brand management and development. The firm manages and directs all marketing, design and licensing for the Royal Velvet, Cannon and Cannon Royal Family brands on behalf of brand owners, Official Pillowtex LLC.
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