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

Heimtextil to Change Date Pattern in 2016


FRANKFURT, Germany-German trade fair Heimtextil will shift its date pattern to a weekday-only schedule, beginning next year. The show, which for more than 40 years has maintained a Wednesday-Saturday schedule, will instead take place from Tuesday-Friday. The first dates for this schedule will be Jan. 12-15, 2016. This year’s show will take place next weekMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Blissliving Home Partners with Avanti for Bath Line

The Kaleah shower curtain will be part of the Blissliving Home collection.

ROCKVILLE, Md.-Blissliving Home has formed a licensing partnership with Avanti Linens for a collection of bath textiles to be sold under the Blissliving Home and Dream by Blissliving Home brands in the United States and Canada. The line, which will be available to ship in August, will include shower curtains, bath towels, bath rugs andMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

C. R. Gibson, Divatex License with Designer Magsamen


NEW YORK-Sandra Magsamen, author and designer of lifestyle brands, has formed new licensing partnership with, among others, C.R. Gibson and Divatex. The license with C. R. Gibson, which has been Magsamen’s licensee for gift products and stationery, will now include new gift, home decor and accessory collections. With Divatex, Magsamen will develop a line ofMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Call for Showroom Information for HFN Textiles Sourcebook


NEW YORK-HFN is in the process of preparing its NY Home Fashions Sourcebook for the March New York Home Fashions Market. Textiles vendors and the showroom buildings in New York City are invited to send information about changes in showroom locations to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. The deadline for receiving showroom information isMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Protect-A-Bed Tabs Bell, Maykova for Marketing Roles

Warrick Bell

CHICAGO-Protect-A-Bed has designated Warrick Bell and Nadia Maykova for key posts in its marketing organization. Bell, previously manager of product development, has been promoted to director of marketing and product development. In his new position, Bell oversees Protect-A-Bed’s marketing, public relations and social media efforts, along with the development and production of new products. MaykovaMore »

Last updated: January 6, 2015

New Exhibitors to Debut at Home Textiles Market Week

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Home Textiles Market Week, which encompasses the NY Now trade show and the showrooms at 230 Fifth Ave. in New York City, will include a number of first-time exhibiting textiles vendors and exhibitors that are returning to the market after a hiatus. The newcomers are Augousti Stevenson Paris, Chelsea Leifken LLC, Emperor TextilesMore »

Last updated: January 2, 2015