International Developments - South America | Home Textiles Today
New Bern, N.C. -- A junior at Iowa State University of Science and Technology has been named the winner of the national 2015 Raymond Waites Design Competition, sponsored by the Educational Foundation of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA). More
Atlanta -- United Kingdom-based Clarion Events has become a majority partner in Urban Expositions , the trade show organizer announced. More
San Francisco – Williams-Sonoma continues to expand its new-concept presence with the opening this week of a former location in Calabasas, Calif., that now includes a Williams-Sonoma Home showroom. More
Calhoun, Ga. —Rug and soft goods producer Rizzy Home unveiled a new logo during the summer market cycle to reflect the company’s efforts to target younger consumers. More
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Utility Bedding 2015
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On The Beat
September 3, 2015The September edition of the New York Home Fashions Market is a favorite for many because it catches the city at one of its most amiable times of year. Autumn has just begun, bidding bonjour to pleasant temperatures and adieu to summer’s heat. Men can still get away with light, summer jackets by day and ladies can pair cardigans with strappy sandals. And then there are the many special events, exhibits and shows the season offers to out-of-towners once the showroom lights go dim. Marking a new tradition for my blog, here is my second annual “Things to Do ...
Home Alone 3
August 24, 2015As Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – the biggest home textiles trade fair in Asia -- opens this week, there will be one very hot new topic of conversation, in addition to the usual discussions about fashion, design and shipping logistics. With the recent devaluation of the Chinese yuan earlier this month, the dynamics of sourcing home textiles products out of China and everywhere else in Asia have taken a dramatic turn. Within the span of a few days, the cost of Chinese-made sheets, bedding, towels, rugs, curtains and fabrics have decreased versus what they were earlier this year. It’s big news ...
August 24, 2015I was talking about consumer trends last week with the president of WSL Strategic Retail, Candace Corlett, when she laid a surprising statistic on me. Here it is: 70% of U.S. households today are adult-only. Who knew? Those households are made up of aging Boomers, unmarried Millennial couples and roommate groups, singles (some of them divorced) and couples who have so far put off having children, Corlett told me. “It has changed the composition of society,” she said. There’s also a caveat. Overall, there is a greater number of households with children than there was 40 years ago ...
- ABC Kids Expo
September 7, 2015 - September 10, 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV, US
- China (Shanghai) International Furniture Expo
September 9, 2015 - September 12, 2015
Shanghai New International Expo Centre
September 9, 2015 - February 13, 2015