Textiles

Crown Crafts Q1 Net Falls 14.5 Percent

Crown Crafts

GONZALES, La.-Emerging from what historically is its slowest quarter of the year, Crown Crafts posted first-quarter net income of $703,000, down 14.5 percent from the first quarter of last year. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on June 29, fell 5.5 percent to $15.7 million. Gross margin edged up 20 basis points to 27.3More »

Last updated: August 13, 2014

IMC: Las Vegas Market Garners Rave Reviews

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market announced that the just-concluded Summer Market was a success for both buyers and suppliers. According to Bob Maricich, CEO, International Market Centers, the strong positive reactions to Summer Market from participants are a direct result of the phased growth and enhancement of Las Vegas Market over the past two years. “JustMore »

Last updated: August 8, 2014

Young Designers in NY Now Spotlight

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Two special programs will showcase emerging designers at NY Now later this month. Two young companies—J R Meyer Lighting of Norwich, Vt., and Above The Fray from Bangkok, Thailand—will participate in their first wholesale market as part of The Emerging Designer Maker Platform in the show’s Handmade collection. And within Accent on Design,More »

Last updated: August 8, 2014

Textiles Expo Attendance Up 11 Percent

Home Textiles Sourcing Expo

ATLANTA-Attendance at last month’s Home Textiles Sourcing Expo reached 5,895 verified visitors from 22 countries, an 11 percent increase over the July 2013 Expo and the show’s highest attendance ever, according to a statement from Messe Frankfurt North America, which owns and manages the show. The show, which took place at the Jacob K. JavitsMore »

Last updated: August 8, 2014

WestPoint Has Break-Even Q2

WestPoint

NEW YORK-WestPoint Home posted a break-even second quarter, the first time it has not posted a quarterly loss for some years, compared to a net loss of $3 million in last year’s second quarter. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on June 30, totaled $46 million, a decrease of 8 percent. However, gross marginMore »

Last updated: August 6, 2014

Last Call for New Products for Textiles Market

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York Home Fashions Market in September. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. The deadline for submissions is today, Aug. 4. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information toMore »

Last updated: August 4, 2014

Three NY Now Exhibitors Cited for Eco-Choice Awards

Circa Asia bowl

  WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-dconstruct Jewelry of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Circa Asia of Novato, Calif.; and Anointment Natural Skin Care of Sackville, New Brunswick, have all been named to receive NY Now’s Eco-Choice Awards for the summer edition of the show later this month. dconstruct Jewelry’s Wild Silk Jewelry was named Most Innovative for its use ofMore »

Last updated: August 1, 2014