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WestPoint Home Q3 Net Up 300 Percent

WestPoint Home Restructures, Slims Executive Staff

NEW YORK-Increased sales volume and a wary eye on expenses helped WestPoint Home to a 300 percent gain in third-quarter net income, to $4 million. Net sales rose 2.2 percent to $46 million in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by Icahn Enterprises,More »

Last updated: November 5, 2014

Portico’s Zaroff to Keynote HFPA Meeting

Marci Zaroff

NEW YORK-Marci Zaroff, president of Portico Brands, will deliver the keynote presentation at the annual meeting of the Home Fashion Products Association on Nov. 13. Zaroff’s presentation is titled “Sustainable Style: Driving Fashion Forward in the 21st Century.” It will focus on how consumers are seeking products and brands “that speak to both value andMore »

Last updated: November 4, 2014

Progressive Business Media Acquires HFN and Related Print and Digital Properties

HFN

NEW YORK – HFN the most prestigious and longest-running business magazine for the home furnishings and housewares industry has been purchased by Progressive Business Media. The brand joins the PBM portfolio of business media properties specializing in the home industry, including Furniture/Today, Home & Textiles Today, Casual Living, Home Accents Today, and Gifts & DecorativeMore »

Last updated: November 6, 2014

Artisan Resource Adopts New Date Pattern

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Artisan Resource will adopt a new Sunday-Wednesday (February 1-4) date pattern this winter, and, as previously reported, will move to New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Artisan Resource, which runs concurrently with NY Now, offers U.S.-based volume importers, direct import retailers, wholesalers and designers the opportunity to meet with international artisanalMore »

Last updated: November 3, 2014

NY Now Prepares New York-Centric Events

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The winter of NY Now will host three Only in New York events, including  a Night on Broadway, Gift for Life’s annual industry fundraiser, and discounted museum admission during Market Week. “NY Now capitalizes on its location to deliver unparalleled after-hours opportunities to market attendees,” said Randi Mohr, NY Now co-director and viceMore »

Last updated: October 31, 2014

NY Now Registration Opens

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Registration for the winter edition of NY Now is now open. The show will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Jan. 31-Feb. 4. Qualified members of the trade can register online, at nynow.com, at no cost, according to Emerald Expositions, which owns and manages the show. The show isMore »

Last updated: October 30, 2014

MSLO Q3 Net Loss Rises as Revenues Spiral Downward

MSLO

NEW YORK-The third-quarter net loss for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) widened to $10.9 million from $4.3 million in last year’s third quarter, as revenues from all three business segments fell. Total net revenues in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30, were $29.8 million, down 11.9 percent. Merchandising revenues (which include the company’s homeMore »

Last updated: October 28, 2014