Textiles

Heritage Home Appoints Shine

Shine, Tim

MONTREAL–Tim Shine has joined Heritage Home Fashions as executive vice president of sales for the United States—a new position for the company. Shine will be responsible for all sales and distribution of Heritage Home Fashions brands and licenses. He has worked at WestPoint Home, along with Oneida and EB Brands, and will be based inMore »

Last updated: September 5, 2014

Divatex to Debut Lady Antebellum Collection

Lady Antebellum

NEW YORK-Grammy Award-winning group Lady Antebellum has partnered with Divatex to launch Lady Antebellum’s Heartland Home Collection, featuring Americana-inspired bed and bath lines derived from the band’s lifestyle, songs and stories. The line, which will debut at New York Home Fashions Week later this month, features a “fresh approach to traditional American design,” the companyMore »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Natco Names LaRovere New Window Division President

Natco Home

WEST WARWICK, R.I.–Natco Home announced today that Michelle LaRovere will be joining the company as its new Window Division president. Natco Home’s Window Division operates under the trade names Corona Curtain, Robertson Home Fashions and Miller Curtain. LaRovere has 19 years of experience in the textiles industry, having held positions at Pillowtex, Revman, CN BurmanMore »

Last updated: September 2, 2014

L.A. Textile Show Teams with Promostyl on Trend Directions

L.A. Textile Show Fall 2014

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles International Textile Show is partnering with Promostyl, a fashion-trend forecasting agency, for the fall/winter edition of the show, scheduled for Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Under the terms of the agreement, Promostyl will provide the show with key trend directions for the fall/winter 2015-2016 season. These trends will be featured throughout the L.A.More »

Last updated: August 29, 2014

Organizers: Summer NY Now Strong for Exhibitors

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thanks to increased order writing among attendees, the summer edition of NY Now, which took place from Aug. 16-20, “was one of the strongest editions … in recent memory,” according to a statement from the trade show. Christian Falkenberg, the show’s director and senior vice president, said, “Anecdotally, many exhibitors reported that theMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Urban Expositions Hires Flaherty, Wade for Sales Posts

UrbanExpositions

ATLANTA-Urban Expositions has named Robin Flaherty sales manager for the Windy City Gift Show, and has appointed Nora Wade sales manager for the California Gift Show. Both positions are new ones for the trade-show management company. In her new role, Flaherty assists in sales efforts for the Windy City Gift Show, with a special focusMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Revman Teams with Teen Vogue on Bedding Line

Revman Teen Vogue

NEW YORK-Revman International and Teen Vogue magazine have partnered to create a licensed line of Teen Vogue-branded bed ensembles. Revman will unveil the spring 2015 bedding collection during next month’s New York Home Fashions Market. According to a joint statement from Revman and Teen Vogue, the line features designs “inspired by the most current fashionMore »

Last updated: August 26, 2014

Home Companies Hit Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 List

Melissa Kieling

NEW YORK–Inc. Magazine released its 500|5000 list for 2014, which ranks the nation’s fastest-growing private companies annually. This year’s list included first-timers such as PackIt, which hit the list at #28, as well as Surya, which has been named to the list four years in a row. Other home furnishings companies on the 2014 listMore »

Last updated: August 22, 2014