Textiles

NY Now Eco Choice Awards Finalists Picked

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thirty finalists will compete for NY Now’s 11th annual Eco Choice Awards. The finalists will compete in one of three award categories: most innovative, most sellable and most sensitive use of materials. Online voting for the winners began on Dec. 12 and will continue through Jan. 9 on giftshopmag.com/votegreen. The winners will beMore »

Last updated: December 19, 2014

Home and Garden Trading Company a ‘Rising Star’

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DALLAS–An emerging resource for home furnishings and interior design, Home and Garden Trading Company of McKinney, Texas, will receive the Rising Star Award at the 26th annual ARTS Awards next month. The Rising Star Award recognizes innovation and modern excellence demonstrated by a home industry company that has been in business less than three years,More »

Last updated: December 12, 2014

NY Now Jury Selects New Artisans, Designers for Winter Show

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-A new set of artisans and designers has been accepted into two juried sections—Accent on Design and Handmade Designer Maker—for the winter edition of NY Now next month. From 138 applicants for the winter 2015 edition of Accent on Design, 24 were recommended by the Accent on Design Selection Committee for participation. AndMore »

Last updated: December 12, 2014

Nostalgia Home to Offer Downton Abbey Bedding

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NEW YORK-Nostalgia Home Fashions will produce and market a collection of bedding branded as Downton Abbey, based on the PBS/Masterpiece television series, according to a statement from Knockout Licensing, which serves as the series’ licensing agency. The collection will include comforters, comforter sets, duvet covers, duvet cover sets, quilts, quilt sets, bedskirts, pillow shams, coordinatingMore »

Last updated: December 12, 2014

Surya Honored with Niryat Shree Award

The President of India presents the award to Surya Tiwari.

CALHOUN, Ga.—Surya recently received the Niryat Shree Award for outstanding performance in exports, which was presented to Surya founder Surya Tiwari by the President of India, Honorable Shri Pranab Mukherjee, during a ceremony held in New Delhi at the beginning of December. The awards are given out by the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO),More »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Millhouse Named to Head Protect-A-Bed Sales

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CHICAGO-Protect-A-Bed has appointed former Lego executive Ken Millhouse president of sales, putting him in charge of the company’s sales teams throughout the United States and in 49 countries. Millhouse reports directly to James Bell, Protect-A-Bed’s CEO. He succeeds Clive Goldin, who has retired. Before joining Protect-A-Bed full time, Millhouse had served as a consultant toMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2014

Brummett Tabbed as Comfort Revolution VP

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.-Comfort Revolution has named sleep-products industry veteran Dave Brummett vice president of product development and merchandising, a newly created position. In his new role, Brummett is responsible for developing new products in mattresses, pillows and toppers, and a comprehensive merchandising strategy. Comfort Revolution produces collections for its own brand and for Sealy’sMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2014

Heimtextil India to Enlarge Space

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NEW DELHI-The 2015 edition of Heimtextil India will encompass some 43,000 square feet of exhibiting space, up 40 percent from this year’s Heimtextil India, according to a statement from the trade fair. In addition, the statement said, more than 50 percent of the total exhibiting space has been booked by major Indian textile brands. ConfirmationsMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2014