Feb 12, 2001 Issue #23
NEW YORK -As a home label, Joseph Abboud has been around just more than two years. But following the brand's acquisition last summer by an Italian conglomerate, home is being given a new strategic mandate that will include positioning alongside other designer lines in better department stores, toning down the masculinity of the designs and reviewing all current Abboud licensees.
The Facts: Table Linens
- Arley adds PFI bedding
- Burlington sells tufted rug facility
- Burlington to build Montreal DC
- Colonial Williamsburg catalog has new items
- Dan River warns of 4Q loss
- Gribetz back at Bloomies
- Guilford bunks down with Jockey license
- iHome set to buy Strouds for $38M
- Industry feels impact of retail shakedown
- Joel Mintz, 59, remembered
- Joseph Abboud's spring beds
- Lowe's to hit Boston area with 25 units
- Mohawk raises caution flag on heels of 4Q loss
- Nachemin new Domestications vp, merch.
- Scala broadens line to please buyers
- Stern's closing puts focus on Macy's, Bloomies
- Sunbeam claims 'business as usual'
- WestPoint cuts production at 3 plants
- WestPoint feels squeeze in 4Q