Textiles

Pendleton Partners with Ricardo Beverly Hills for Luggage Line

Pendleton Woolen Mills

PORTLAND, Ore.-Pendleton Woolen Mills has reached an agreement with Ricardo Beverly Hills for a luggage collection under the Pendleton brand. The new line will be designed with Pendleton’s exclusive patterns, printed on Ricardo’s soft-side and hard-side luggage. A joint statement from the two companies added that there will be opportunities to incorporate Pendleton’s fabric inMore »

Last updated: July 9, 2014

FXI Acquires Southern California Manufacturing Site

FXI

ORANGE, Calif.-FXI, the foam products manufacturer, has purchased the manufacturing facility located here, which it has leased since 2009. The facility measures 250,000 square feet and is located on 25 acres. John Cowles, FXI president and CEO, said acquiring the site “is critical to supporting our customers in southern California and the western part ofMore »

Last updated: July 8, 2014

NY Now to Host More than 400 International Suppliers

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-More than 400 international vendors, representing 60 countries, will be among the exhibitors at the summer edition of NY Now. The show will have six international pavilions, which will include Brazil (represented by Worldwide Import/Export with 27 companies; France, represented by Ubifrance with 18 companies and Chambre Regionale de Metiers et de l’artisanatMore »

Last updated: July 7, 2014

Sferra Debuts Boutique at Lynnens of Greenwich

Sferra

EDISON, N.J.-Sferra will open its first-ever in-store boutique in the Lynnens shop in Greenwich, Conn. The boutique will offer the company’s entire range of linens in a 1,000-square-foot branded shop. It will also have selling space devoted to bedding, bath products, table linens, down duvets and pillows, along with decorative accents. Steve Schneider, Sferra’s president,More »

Last updated: July 7, 2014

Intertextile Shanghai to Host More Than 1,400 Exhibitors

Intertextile Shanghai

SHANGHAI-The 2014 Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, August edition, is expected to be the largest show in its history, with more than 1,400 exhibitors from nearly 30 countries and regions, according to show owner and organizer Messe Frankfurt. Scheduled for Aug. 27-29, the show will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. There willMore »

Last updated: June 30, 2014

NY Now Adds Programs on Pier 94

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-For this summer’s edition. NY Now is adding a variety of market-related programming—including seminars, events and special promotions—to the Pier 94 portion of the show. Each morning at the pier will begin with a “Fresh Start Breakfast,” and each day will end at 5 p.m. with a “Happy Hour Reception.” Artisan Resource, whichMore »

Last updated: June 27, 2014

Latex International Plant Fire Brought Under Control

LatexInternational

SHELTON, Conn.-An early-morning fire yesterday at Latex International’s River Road facility here was brought under control by several local fire departments, according to a company statement. The statement said all employees at the factory were evacuated safely, although several fire fighters were injured. David Fisher, Latex International’s president and CEO, said the company is nowMore »

Last updated: June 27, 2014

HFPA Sets 2017 Market Dates

HFPA

NEW YORK-The Home Fashion Products Association’s board of directors has approved the 2017 dates for the New York Home Fashions Market. The spring market will take place from March 27-30, 2017, while the fall market is scheduled for Sept. 11-14. This year’s fall market is slated for Sept. 15-18. The 2015 spring market is scheduledMore »

Last updated: June 26, 2014