Executive women to talk quota

NEW YORK — Executive Women in Home Textiles’ next breakfast, to be held during the New York Home Textiles Market on April 10, will feature a panel discussion on the issues accompanying the elimination of quota.

Panelists for the session, entitled “100 days after Quota Elimination: Let the Games Begin ... ” will be Carlos Samper, director of home textile sourcing for Kmart; Rajesh Mandealwewala, executive director of Welspun USA; and Bill Walker, president of Asian operations for West Point Stevens. It will be moderated by Home Textiles Today Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks.

The breakfast will take place from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Fashion Institute of Technology, 27th Street and 7th Avenue , A building, 8th floor.

The fee for guests is $40; members are admitted free of charge. For information, contact infoEWHT@yahoo.com. A bus to the New York Home Textiles Show at the Javits Center will be provided by George Little Management after the breakfast.

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