295 makes Buyers' Lounge a permanent fixture

Retail Editor 8, August 27, 2010

New York - Home textiles showroom hub 295 Fifth Avenue is bringing back its first-floor, street-level Buyers' Lounge for the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market event.

Only this time, as a permanent fixture all year-round - "to be opened as needed," said Claude Litton, president and ceo of Manhattan Properties Companies, the owner and manager of 295 Fifth Avenue Textile Building.

The lounge is being re-opened in suite 101 for retailer buyers and other industry professionals in time for the market, which is scheduled September 13 to 17. Litton said the lounge will also open a day early for market - Sunday, September 12.

295 Fifth buyers' lounge hours daily will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The building will offer a free continental breakfast and lunch sandwiches daily as well as beverages for visitors. The lounge will include free wireless internet service, work stations and seating as well as restrooms.

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