Commonwealth augments Outdoor Décor curtain line
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, September 14, 2009
At the New York Market – Window treatment supplier Commonwealth Home Fashions is adding new designs and a new easy-installation feature to its line of Outdoor Décor curtains.
New designs includes a printed sheer in a sponge print motif, a banana leaf print on yarn-dye, and an awning stripe printed sheer.
A new feature – Velcro tabs – makes installation and takedown for cleaning easier, said Barry Goodman, vp national accounts.
The panels are packaged in a cylindrical vinyl bag with a hang cord to make them more retail-friendly, he said. In addition, the curtains are fade- and mildew-resistant, constructed of 100% spun polyester with stainless steel-plated grommets.
“Outdoor is huge. It’s been a growing part of our business,” Goodman said.
The outdoor category has also extended Commonwealth’s reach into alternative retail channels such as garden centers, hardware stores, outdoor catalogs and outdoor furniture retailers, he said.
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