Textiles

NY Now Announces Eco Choice Award Winners

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Three products exhibiting at NY Now later this month have won Eco Choice Awards. Two fair-trade companies importing from Mexico and India—Tilonia (for Xaquixe Glass Carboy and Glasses) and Sustainable Threads (for a cruelty-free, organic silk throw)—are winners of most sensitive use of materials and most saleable categories respectively, while Massachusetts-based Look AtMore »

Last updated: January 16, 2015

Heimtextil Exhibitor Count Gains

Heimtextil

FRANKFURT, Germany-The exhibitor count for Heimtextil, which opens today, totals 2,759, up 45 from last year’s show and the largest number of exhibitors in years, according to Messe Frankfurt, which owns and organizes the textiles trade fair. Those exhibitors come from 68 countries, up from 62 countries last year. Detlef Braun, member of Messe Frankfurt’sMore »

Last updated: January 14, 2015

HFN New Textiles Product Deadline is Feb. 9

HFN

NEW YORK-HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York Home Fashions Market in March. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Vendors ofMore »

Last updated: January 13, 2015

Crown Crafts Allies with Zutano for Infant Textiles

Crown Crafts

The infant products subsidiary of Crown Crafts has reached a license agreement with Zutano, the designer of children’s clothing, accessories and nursery products, for a collection of infant bedding, blankets, bibs, bath and room decor products. The line will debut some time in 2015. It will feature the contemporary, playful and colorful designs that areMore »

Last updated: January 12, 2015

Comfort Revolution Takes New Showroom at Vegas Market

Comfort Revolution

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.-Comfort Revolution will move to a new showroom at World Market Center for the upcoming Las Vegas Market. The manufacturer of high-end sleep products will be in room 1496-A in building C, adjacent to Tempur Sealy’s new 6,000-square-foot space. Previously, the company had a showroom in building B. Comfort Revolution is theMore »

Last updated: January 12, 2015

Newcomers Get Special Display Area at NY Now

NY Now

NEW YORK-NY Now’s new exhibitors will be concentrated within the New! area at the rear of the Level Three exhibit floor. “New resources are the lifeblood of a tradeshow, and NY Now will showcase hundreds of new companies this winter,” said Scott Kramer, NY Now codirector and vice president. “The demand for exhibit space fromMore »

Last updated: January 12, 2015

NY Now Makes B’way Show Switch

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will offer specially priced tickets to the Tuesday, Feb. 3, performance of “Honeymoon In Vegas” as part of its popular “Night On Broadway” programming. This show will replace the previously scheduled “The Last Ship,” which announced this week that it is closing production in late January. Tickets, normally priced at $142,More »

Last updated: January 9, 2015

Laura Ashley Expands License with Beatrice Home

Laura Ashley, Isaac Jacobs Sign Frame Deal

FORT MILL, S.C.-Laura Ashley has enlarged the scope of its license with Beatrice Home Fashions to include table linens. Beatrice Home has been a licensee with the fashion brand since 2012, when the company introduced its line of Laura Ashley window treatments. The table linens collection will include tablecloths, runners, napkins, placemats, napkin rings andMore »

Last updated: January 8, 2015