Rugs Direct names Surya 2012 Partner of the Year
Michael J. Knell -- Casual Living, July 17, 2012
(Left to right) Randy Kremer, president, Rugs Direct; Surya Tiwari, president, Surya India; Satya Tiwari, president and chief rug officer, Surya USA; and Bill Martin, executive VP, Rugs DirectSurya, a vertically integrated manufacturer of area rugs and home accessories, was named 2012 Partner of the Year at the summer Atlanta Rug Market. Surya is the only manufacturer to have won this award in consecutive years.
Rugs Direct is a leading North American merchant in area rugs, and has been working with Surya since 2003 to expand its online rug selection. Today, Rugs Direct has one of the widest selections of area rugs available for purchase in the U.S. through its e-commerce website, www.rugs-direct.com.
"It is truly an honor to receive this award once again from Rugs Direct," said Satya Tiwari, president of Surya. "A primary focus at Surya is to make sure that our customers, like Rugs Direct, have access to the widest range of applicable designs so that they can better serve the market. We design our rugs and home accessories with today's shoppers in mind. Our customer-centric focus blended with Rugs Direct's effective Internet technology ensures a very strong partnership and sustainable retail success."
Surya has been collaborating with Rugs Direct for several years. "Surya has some of the best designed rugs in the industry, along with a very broad selection at many different price points. Also, their team really gets what superior customer service means," said Rugs Direct owner Randy Kremer. "As we continue to innovate and stay at the leading edge of design, we will look to Surya for continued service and inspiration."