Just ahead of the Spring High Point Market comes news that giant home decor resource Surya has signed an agreement to purchase Global Views, an ARTS Award-winning manufacturer of home furnishings and decorative accessories. The deal will enable Atlanta-based Surya to expand its penetration into the high-end interior design community as well as complement its existing home furnishings assortment with a wider range of accent pieces and accessories.
Under the terms of the purchase, Global Views will continue to operate as an independent brand with creative direction from CEO David Gebhart. The deal is expected to be completed in the coming months.
“This marks the start of a transformative new chapter for our company. With the addition of Global Views to the Surya family, we will be able to reach more designers and better serve their needs,” said Satya Tiwari, President of Surya, adding, “We look forward to being the custodians of the iconic Global Views brand and we are confident that, under our leadership and David’s creative vision, it will continue to prosper for generations to come.”
Surya has been steadily adding product categories over the last decade and continues to invest heavily in building out each category with design-driven products backed by strong inventory and exemplary service.
“Partnering with Surya to keep the Global Views brand growing and thriving in the home décor marketplace is a blessing for me, and my partners Frederick Rayner and Lois Del Negro. This is an extremely exciting juncture in the history of our company. I will continue to spearhead the Global Views brand with the creative team already in place,” said David Gebhart. “Having witnessed firsthand the dramatic growth and development of Surya, we are confident Global Views, under Satya’s stewardship, will have an even greater impact in our industry and the future of home furnishings design.”
The combined resources, capabilities, and commitment to design excellence will enable Surya to enhance its customer experience and improve competitiveness in the market, further establishing Surya’s position as a leader in the home furnishings industry.