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  • Newcomers heading to New York next week

    White Plains, N.Y. – In tandem with NY Now next week, new exhibitors will be showing as part of Home Textiles Market week at the Javits Center and showroom building 230 Fifth Avenue in New York. More

  • Cotton price 57 cents

    New York – Friday’s end-of-day price on Cotton #2 futures for March contracts was 57 cents. The price on May contracts was 58 cents. More

  • Away we go

    The year 2015 is just a few weeks old, but you’ve likely been to at least one trade show already. Depending upon what part of the business you’re in, you may have been to three or four by now. And more are on the way, the big ones for home textiles being NY Now this month and New York Home Fashions Market next month. Between talking to suppliers about their show preparations, sorting through new product photogarphs, walking the halls at Heimtextil in Frankfurt recently and just absorbing what’s in the wind about trends in home, here ... More

  • Guten Plenty

    I’ve lost track of how many Heimtextil fairs I’ve attended, but I can safely say it’s more than most people and I can just as safely say I always come back being better informed about the general condition of the home textiles industry. This year was true to form. Some ongoing observations were apparent, as always; others were new takes on old issues. In no particular order: The U.S. Dollar Rules. The surprising strength of the American currency was good news for U.S. buyers looking to spend their money wisely. Versus the Euro, the dollar ... More

  • Furniture/Today fleshes out agenda for March 26 financial workshop

    Finance Workshop 2015

    Furniture/Today has fleshed out the agenda for its first financial workshop, with the educational program set for March 26 in this city’s Hilton Charlotte Executive Park. More

  • Our Top 5 Reads of the Week

    Trends and more trends! Streetwear outside the Milan men’s shows. The new direction for kitchens and bathrooms. The new direction for dining furniture. Top design trends from Las Vegas Market. Coolest new intros from this week’s Winter Outdoor Retailer Show.


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  • Macy’s to move to larger DC site in Sacramento

    Cincinnati – Macy’s today said it will relocate its Sacramento, Calif.-based direct-to-consumer fulfillment center to a larger site nearby to accommodate growth across its omni-channel platform. More

  • Echo to launch new logo, branding

    New York – Echo has announced that it will be rolling out new branding for fall 2015 in all of its categories including home categories such as bedding, bath and window coverings. More

  • Entries open for ICON Honors

    Atlanta— Nominations for ICON Honors 2015 are open through March 16. More

  • LIMA names Stoebenau Hall of Fame inductee for 2015

    New York – The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has chosen Cheryl Stoebenau, president of CAS Marketing, to be included in its Licensing Hall of Fame. More

  • Cotton price 58 cents

    New York – Thursday’s end-of-day price on Cotton #2 futures for March contracts was 58 cents. The price on May contracts was 59 cents. More

  • Showtime looking at shift to mid-November in 2016

    High Point, N.C. — Organizers of the twice-yearly Showtime fabric fair are considering moving the winter edition of the show to mid-November to avoid conflicts with the busy December holiday season. More

Heimtextil Videos

Heimtextil Video Reports

In H&TT's fourth and final report from Heimtextil 2015, Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks review the latest business trends and get a global perspective from Indo Count Director Mohit Jain. See the videos! Sponsored by Lenzing.

Blogs

  • Cecile Corral

    On The Beat

    Cecile Corral

    January 27, 2015

    Party On!

    Never mind the sheep or the goat. I predict 2015 will be the Year of the Parties. That’s because there’s something special about 2015: the major holidays all conveniently fall on or weekends or abut them. Valentine’s Day, July 4th and Halloween each land on Saturdays, and Christmas and New Year’s Days both fall on Fridays, setting the stage for long weekends – and hopefully, lots of parties. Add to the mix lower gas prices, a rehabilitating housing market and an overall economy on the mend, and this year is poised to be full of pluses for ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    January 26, 2015

    Away we go

    The year 2015 is just a few weeks old, but you’ve likely been to at least one trade show already. Depending upon what part of the business you’re in, you may have been to three or four by now. And more are on the way, the big ones for home textiles being NY Now this month and New York Home Fashions Market next month. Between talking to suppliers about their show preparations, sorting through new product photogarphs, walking the halls at Heimtextil in Frankfurt recently and just absorbing what’s in the wind about trends in home, here ...

    Read More

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    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    January 26, 2015

    Guten Plenty

    I’ve lost track of how many Heimtextil fairs I’ve attended, but I can safely say it’s more than most people and I can just as safely say I always come back being better informed about the general condition of the home textiles industry. This year was true to form. Some ongoing observations were apparent, as always; others were new takes on old issues. In no particular order: The U.S. Dollar Rules. The surprising strength of the American currency was good news for U.S. buyers looking to spend their money wisely. Versus the Euro, the dollar ...

    Read More

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Top 50 Retailing Giants

Top 50 Retail Giants

Movers and shakers. Trendsetters and up-and-comers. That's what you’ll find in the 2014 H&TT Retailing Giants Issue. Read Now. Sponsored by Divatex.

Events

  • High Point Market

    April 18, 2015 - April 23, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

  • Showtime

    May 31, 2015 - June 3, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

  • High Point Premarket

    September 10, 2015 - September 11, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

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