Home Textiles Manufacturing - Manufacturer & Supplier News
New York — The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) will honor several home textiles industry leaders at its 10th annual Scholarship Awards Breakfast, set for Tuesday, April 4 at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom. The scholarships support the college's Home Products Development program; the breakfast even will also serve as a fundraiser. More
At The New York Market — Donna Karan Home has created two DKNY opening price solid sheet set and top-of-bed programs, redefined Pure, added a twin/full convertible size in Play and launched a DKNY embellished bath program in towels, shower curtains and mats. “Fashion bedding has been the driving force of our business, but while we are grateful for this, we have realized ... More
It may have been a tough year for most American textiles companies and the retailers they sell their products to, but a handful of major players — including Mohawk Industries and Bed Bath & Beyond — managed to buck a soft economy, dominate their peers, and rise to the head of the class, joining Forbes Magazine's Dean's List of top American big companies. More
Multiple category supplier Trade Am has appointed Shields Smith to the newly created post of director of national accounts and new business development. Smith reports to Louis Ragy, senior vice president, sales and marketing. "We created this post to support the growth we've experienced," Ragy said. More
International growth 'actively' considered
Union, NJ — It's good to be Bed Bath & Beyond. Last week's abundant third quarter report was so cheery the company raised its outlook for the remainder of the fiscal year by two cents per share. And there was more good news: sales per square foot up nearly 7 percent in new stores, the potential to double the chain's size, and talk of international expansion. More
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Jennifer White Karp
June 16, 2014Maybe I saw one too many matching sets. Or maybe I heard the phrase “coordinating pieces” once too often. Whatever the reason, at a trade show this spring I found myself drawn to housewares that didn't match perfectly. Take the Sophie Conran Christmas Collection from Portmeirion, which has a set of four cups and saucers with four different patterns. It’s a found-it-in-the-flea-market look, which if you tried it, is not easy to pull off, unless you have the right eye and loads of confidence or you are a magazine editor. Putting it together for the consumer takes some ...
Home Alone 3
February 18, 2014If there was ever a moment for the home furnishings industry to take its turn in the technical spotlight this is it.Coming out of the huge Consumer Electronic Show last month, the talk was no longer about hi-def, 3D or how big your screen was.Instead everyone was talking about wearable tech and the Internet of Things.... two trends that play perfectly into the hands of the home textiles and housewares industries.The wearable tech talk had to do with devices you could put on your body - on your wrists, your head or various points in between - that would ...
Home Alone 3
October 18, 2010"It only seems fitting to share with you, as I return, some observations from beyond the land of sheets and towels."They say you can't go home again, but what if you never left home, you were just in a different room?I've rejoined Home Textiles Today after a decade away at one of the other publications in the home furnishings business. I always kept involved in home textiles, but it was in a broader mix of all kinds of home products, from pots and pans to toasters and blenders to couches and credenzas. As such, one gains ...
Business Annual 2016
- Canadian Furniture Show/Salon canadien du meuble
May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016
Mississauga, ON, US
- Interior Lifestyle Japan (Ambiente/Heimtextil/Home Design)
June 1, 2016 - June 3, 2016
June 5, 2016 - June 8, 2016
High Point, N.C.