Textiles

Surya Solves Super-Commute Dilemma

Surya Van Pool

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya’s new carpooling program, which includes a company-supplied van for employees who live far away from company headquarters here, appears to be paying dividends. Since its launch at the beginning of June, the commuting van pool—which picks up employees living in Atlanta and the surrounding areas, roughly 70 miles away—has saved its employees hundredsMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Safavieh to Debut Throw Category, New Rugs, Pillows in New York

Safavieh throw

NEW YORK–Safavieh will step into the decorative throw category at next week’s New York Home Fashions Market, Sept. 15-18, as well as present 250 new rug and pillow designs. The company will show its new collections at its showroom at 902 Broadway. Initially including 50-by-60-inch knotted and woven faux-fur throws, the line is made inMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Morgan Home to Make Hawaiian Tropic, Banana Boat Collections

Hawaiian Tropic

NEW YORK-Morgan Home Fashions has teamed with Energizer Personal Care, parent of the sun-care brands Hawaiian Tropic and Banana Boat, to produce beach textiles collections under both brands. The two lines will consist of beach towels, beach mats, totes and swim sacs. The 2015 spring and summer collections for both brands will be previewed byMore »

Last updated: September 10, 2014

Jay Franco Allies with Loudmouth for Textiles Line

Jay Franco

FOSTER CITY, Calif.-Jay Franco and Sons has teamed with Loudmouth, a producer of bright lifestyle apparel and accessories, for a licensed collection of textiles. The new line will be on display next week at Jay Franco’s showroom, 295 Fifth Ave., room 312 in New York City, during next week’s New York Home Fashions Market. ItMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

Surya to Unveil Outdoor Offerings at Casual Market

Surya Buddha

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya is set to introduce a significantly expanded outdoor product offering at the 2014 International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market, to be held Sept. 16-19 at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago. Featuring a range of coordinating accessories across multiple categories along with high-performance materials, the new offerings are designed to make it easy forMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

American Woods to Enter U.S. Market

American Woods

NEW YORK-American Woods Global Brands, a distributor of luxury home textiles based in India, will launch its product lines in the U.S. market during next week’s New York Home Fashions Market. The line will be showcased in the showroom of Sparkk Home, at 295 Fifth Ave., room 1421 here. It will include cotton and polyesterMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

AICO to Show at Textiles Market

Martin Chapman Joins AICO Merchandising Team

PICO RIVERA, Calif.-Amini Innovation Corp. (AICO) will show its bedding collection at next week’s New York Home Fashions Market. The company has taken showroom space in room 704 of 230 Fifth Ave. in New York City, which will be listed under the brand of Michael Amini, founder of AICO. The showroom “will give us betterMore »

Last updated: September 8, 2014

Heritage Home Appoints Shine

Shine, Tim

MONTREAL–Tim Shine has joined Heritage Home Fashions as executive vice president of sales for the United States—a new position for the company. Shine will be responsible for all sales and distribution of Heritage Home Fashions brands and licenses. He has worked at WestPoint Home, along with Oneida and EB Brands, and will be based inMore »

Last updated: September 5, 2014