Textiles

Executive Shift at NY Now; Falkenberg Out

Randi Mohr

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Emerald Expositions has restructured the senior leadership of NY Now, promoting Randi Mohr and Scott Kramer to the new positions of vice president, show directors, while Allison Garafalo has been promoted to sales director, all effective immediately. The role of senior vice president of NY Now, formerly held by Christian Falkenberg, has beenMore »

Last updated: September 19, 2014

Tommy Hilfiger Home Hosts High Line Event

Tommy Hilfiger Terry Lundgren

NEW YORK–The stars were out last night—both the celeb version as well as the ones in the sky—as the second-annual High Line Art Dinner took place outdoors, underwritten by Tommy Hilfiger Home and hosted by Friends of the High Line. More than 200 guests attended the event, including Tommy and Dee Hilfiger, artists Jeff KoonsMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

Ellery Teams with Blissliving on Licensed Line

Ellery Homestyles

ROCKVILLE, Md.-Ellery HomeStyles has reached an agreement with Blissliving Home to produce a licensed line of home textiles under the Blissliving Home label. The line will include duvets, comforters, coverlets, quilts, decorative pillows, throws, blankets and soft window treatments. The first new products will be presented at the March 2015 New York Home Fashions Market,More »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

Home Source Licenses with National Geographic

National Geographic Home Source

NEW YORK-Home Source International has entered into a licensing partnership with National Geographic magazine, and will manufacture and market a line of beach towels branded under the magazine’s name. The designs of the towels will be based on National Geographic’s photographic archive, and the towels will be marketed to both adults and children. They areMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Textiles Market Opens Today

New York City

NEW YORK-Today marks the opening of the September New York Home Fashions Market. Among the more notable product lines that will see their first light of day this week, Jay Franco and Sons will formally launch its new license with Loudmouth, the lifestyle apparel producer, which will include bedding, bath products and coordinated accessories. RevmanMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Welspun Debuts Spun Brand as Part of Social Value Initiative

Welspun

NEW YORK-Welspun will launch its new brand, “Spun, Threads with a Soul,” at this week’s New York Home Fashions Market, as part of a new corporate social value initiative. The new effort is focused on reviving crafts in the company’s headquarters country of India, and empowering women, artisans, farmers and weavers. The company has openedMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Elaine Smith to Open Merchandise Mart Showroom

Elaine Smith Inc.

CHICAGO-Elaine Smith Inc., the manufacturer of outdoor luxury pillows, will open a permanent showroom in the Merchandise Mart, room 1524, in time for this week’s International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market. The company is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary in the casual furniture industry. It offers a line of pillows fabricated with textiles that areMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014