International Developments - China | Home Textiles Today
Washington – National Retail Federation’s e-commerce- and digital-centric division, Shop.org, is gearing up for its upcoming annual summit, scheduled Sept. 29 to Oct.1, when it will set the stage for several key players in the industry. More
New York – Longtime bedding and bath house Jay Franco & Sons bold has partnered with bight lifestyle apparel and accessories brand Loudmouth to develop a new collection of bedding and bath coordinates. More
Daleville, Ind. – Canning was a necessity for Grandma. Now it’s a big part of the DIY food revolution. To leapfrog the complicated canning process, Jarden Home Brands has introduced the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System , a countertop appliance that lets consumer auto-preserve freshly-made foods with the push of a button. More
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September 11, 2014Market week can feel like market month for many of us, when you include all the preparations leading up to September 15. And once the week gets rolling, it can be hard to tear yourself away from the textiles. But remember, New York City in the fall is not to be missed, especially after hours. For those of you looking for a break that offers a cultural experience quintessentially New York, here are a few options to consider exploring when the showroom lights go dim. The annual Feast of San Gennaro: This year celebrating its 88th anniversary, the traditional Little ...
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September 8, 2014There’s an amazing home textiles trade show this season, one where the optimism and enthusiasm for business, for new products and for new markets is off the charts. Not that most people in the American market would know about it. That’s because the trade show in question is Intertextile in beautiful semi-downtown Pudong, Shanghai, 7,386 miles, as United flies, from Fifth Avenue in New York City. And at the risk of sounding like a broken Asian record, the future of the home textiles business is here and anyone who doesn’t get that may not have much ...
September 8, 2014New York Home Fashions Market is one week away from kick-off — even sooner for suppliers taking early appointments. With so much frenzied activity taking place in the weeks preceding the market, you might have missed some of the interesting insights that spilled out as retailers recently reported their quarterly earnings. Consider this your Cliffs Notes on what some of the key retailers revealed about their home operations — and what their buyers will be looking for when they hit showrooms next week. Big Lots: The colorful back-to-college assortment cranked out double-digit comp increases during the second quarter – meaning that piece of ...
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- New York Home Fashions Market
September 15, 2014 - September 18, 2014
New York, NY
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October 18, 2014 - October 24, 2014
High Point, N.C.