Present Living Home to plant its flag at market
Retail Editor 2 -- Home Textiles Today, February 28, 2012
New York - Present Living Home, LLC announced that it will be showing its first home textiles collection during the New York Home Fashions Market Week here in its permanent showroom at 261 Fifth Avenue, suite 401.
The company also announced that Vincent DeRosa, formerly president of Cody Direct, will join as senior vice president/sales & marketing. Prior to that, he was president of Whisper Soft Mills; senior vp of bedding at CHF Industries; and vp of sales for Home Innovations, Inc.
Present Living Home's inaugural collection will feature a mix of designs, trends and fabrications of better products at value prices.
"Every day we are inspired by what we see in the fashion industry. This is how we create our distictive designs. Our goal is to design home textile products that appeal to the fashion savvy shopper and the traditional bargain hunter" said Amy Present, chief creative officer.
As the US design, marketing and sales division of a China-based manufacturer, PLH will offer on-trend design, speed to market, factory-direct prices and a US shipping point.
Michael Liu, president, PLH, said: "Although we are a new company that was founded in September 2011, our company partners boast over 40 years of combined experience in the industry. We have worked hard to create a new supplier model...".
Liu has held various managerial positions, including six years in China. Most recently he was product manager at Ellison First Asia. Prior to that he was president at Silkhouse International, Inc.; product manager at China Silk America; and division manager at China National Silk Import and Export Corp.
Present began her career at Ellery Homestyles as a window designer. She then moved to JLA as a bedding designer and from there to Ellison First Asia as a bedding designer.
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