Textiles

Textiles Market Opens Today

New York City

NEW YORK-Today marks the opening of the September New York Home Fashions Market. Among the more notable product lines that will see their first light of day this week, Jay Franco and Sons will formally launch its new license with Loudmouth, the lifestyle apparel producer, which will include bedding, bath products and coordinated accessories. RevmanMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Welspun Debuts Spun Brand as Part of Social Value Initiative

Welspun

NEW YORK-Welspun will launch its new brand, “Spun, Threads with a Soul,” at this week’s New York Home Fashions Market, as part of a new corporate social value initiative. The new effort is focused on reviving crafts in the company’s headquarters country of India, and empowering women, artisans, farmers and weavers. The company has openedMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Elaine Smith to Open Merchandise Mart Showroom

Elaine Smith Inc.

CHICAGO-Elaine Smith Inc., the manufacturer of outdoor luxury pillows, will open a permanent showroom in the Merchandise Mart, room 1524, in time for this week’s International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market. The company is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary in the casual furniture industry. It offers a line of pillows fabricated with textiles that areMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Surya Solves Super-Commute Dilemma

Surya Van Pool

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya’s new carpooling program, which includes a company-supplied van for employees who live far away from company headquarters here, appears to be paying dividends. Since its launch at the beginning of June, the commuting van pool—which picks up employees living in Atlanta and the surrounding areas, roughly 70 miles away—has saved its employees hundredsMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Safavieh to Debut Throw Category, New Rugs, Pillows in New York

Safavieh throw

NEW YORK–Safavieh will step into the decorative throw category at next week’s New York Home Fashions Market, Sept. 15-18, as well as present 250 new rug and pillow designs. The company will show its new collections at its showroom at 902 Broadway. Initially including 50-by-60-inch knotted and woven faux-fur throws, the line is made inMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Morgan Home to Make Hawaiian Tropic, Banana Boat Collections

Hawaiian Tropic

NEW YORK-Morgan Home Fashions has teamed with Energizer Personal Care, parent of the sun-care brands Hawaiian Tropic and Banana Boat, to produce beach textiles collections under both brands. The two lines will consist of beach towels, beach mats, totes and swim sacs. The 2015 spring and summer collections for both brands will be previewed byMore »

Last updated: September 10, 2014

Jay Franco Allies with Loudmouth for Textiles Line

Jay Franco

FOSTER CITY, Calif.-Jay Franco and Sons has teamed with Loudmouth, a producer of bright lifestyle apparel and accessories, for a licensed collection of textiles. The new line will be on display next week at Jay Franco’s showroom, 295 Fifth Ave., room 312 in New York City, during next week’s New York Home Fashions Market. ItMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014