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

Heimtextil Designer Team IDs Trends for 2015-2016

heimtexil 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany-With the 2015 Heimtextil scheduled for Jan. 14-17, the trade show’s International Designer Team has compiled four major design trends that will be featured at the show. The overall theme for these trends is “Experience,” in which everything revolves around consumers’ sensory experiences, according to a statement from Messe Frankfurt, the show’s organizer. UnderMore »

Last updated: December 31, 2014

PureCare Tabs Petrucci for East Coast Sales

Anthony Petrucci

FAIRFIELD, N.J.-Anthony Petrucci has been named director of sales for the East Coast by PureCare, the manufacturer of mattress and pillow protectors, sheets, mattress toppers and pillows. Petrucci has been brought on board to manage the company’s accounts in that region. Sean Bergman, PureCare chief marketing officer, said, “With so many retailers coming on boardMore »

Last updated: December 30, 2014

Gift for Life Gets New Benefactor

Gift For Life

NEW YORK—Gift for Life is partnering with Chavez for Charity, a fashion accessories company that supports charitable causes. Beginning Jan. 1, 25 percent of the gross profit from the sales of Chavez for Charity’s Signature Collection black bracelets, black necklaces and earrings will support Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization. “ChavezMore »

Last updated: December 30, 2014

Tickets Still Available for Party on Peachtree

Gift For Life

ATLANTA-Tickets are still available for the Party On Peachtree, the first-ever Gift for Life (GFL) and the Young Gift Executives (YGE) event during next week’s Atlanta Market, set for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. The inaugural event is expected to pull in nearly 2,000 people. Hosted by AmericasMart and sponsor Poo-Pourri, the event will benefit GFLMore »

Last updated: December 30, 2014

NY Now Promises Global Flavor

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The winter edition of NY Now will have a strong international flavor, according to show owner and organizer Emerald Expositions. More than 400 international companies and 55 countries will be represented at the show, which takes place Jan. 31-Feb. 4 in New York. “The extensive representation of companies from around the globe pointsMore »

Last updated: December 29, 2014

Surya to Unveil New Bedding Designs at Winter Markets

Versailles Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.-Surya will debut a variety of bedding designs at the January trade shows in Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas. Among the collections to be spotlighted: • Bohemian Blues: made of cotton and cotton flax, and featuring braided fabrics, dip-dyed effects and Japanese-inspired panel prints; consisting of silk quilts, a batik reversible quilt and aMore »

Last updated: December 23, 2014