Textiles

Grand to Receive HFPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Mark Grand

NEW YORK-Mark Grand, president of Peking Handicraft, will receive the Carl Goldstein Lifetime Achievement Award from the Home Fashion Products Association at its annual meeting on Nov. 13. The award, named for the late vice chairman of S. Lichtenberg & Co., recognizes Grand’s commitment and dedication to the HFPA, its board of directors and theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

John Mack Carter, Former Good Housekeeping Editor, Dies

Rubin to Become Michaels CEO

NEW YORK–John Mack Carter, the storied magazine editor who headed the nation’s top three women’s magazines, including a 20-year stint at Good Housekeeping, died on Friday, Sept. 26, at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old. Carter spent six decades in magazines and was theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

bedgear to Show at High Point Market

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.-bedgear, a manufacturer of “performance” bedding, will exhibit at next month’s High Point Market, taking space PS 1-500 on the first floor of the Plaza Suites. The company produces bed pillows, pillow protectors, mattress protectors and mattress encasements. Eugene Alletto, bedgear’s CEO, said, “We know that High Point provides quality time for visitsMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Maison & Objet Welcomed Almost 67,000 Visitors

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PARIS-This month’s Maison & Objet played host to 66,962 visitors, up 1.1 percent from the attendee count from the September 2013 show, according to a statement from the show. A total of 3,445 companies exhibited at the show, up 5 percent from last year. This included 650 exhibitors that were new to the show, theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Woolrich Opens First North American Flagship Store

Woolrich Adds PM&J for Pet Products

NEW YORK-Woolrich Inc., the outerwear and lifestyle brand, has opened its first stand-alone retail space in North America, which will carry the company’s blankets along with its apparel and accessories. Located at 125 Wooster St. here, the store encompasses a 1,400-square-foot ground floor and a 500-square-foot basement level. The company’s blankets, along with bags andMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Surya’s High Point Events Include Educational, Social Opportunities

Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.–During High Point Market next month, Surya will host a number of events at its Showplace showroom, #4100. They will include both educational events about such topics as global design trends and how innovative technologies are opening up new design possibilities, as well as social ones. In addition, market attendees who register at surya.com/market-registrationMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Artisan Resource Dates Set for Next Year

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Emerald Expositions has announced dates for the winter and summer 2015 editions of Artisan Resource. Both editions of the show will be co-located with NY Now. The winter edition will take place Saturday, Jan. 31–Tuesday, Feb. 3. The summer edition will take place Saturday, Aug. 15–Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both editions will take placeMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Surya Kicks Off Think Pink Promotion

Surya’s Think Pink web page

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya has again partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to help increase awareness of breast cancer and the need for early detection and treatment through its Think Pink campaign. From now through the end of October, Surya will donate 10 percent of proceeds from the sale of 60 pink products to NBCFMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2014