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Klean Kanteen Launches Yoga Getaway Contest

Klean Kanteen Launches Yoga Getaway Contest

CHICO, Calif.–Water bottle company Klean Kanteen, along with apparel company prAna, has launched a yoga getaway contest for consumers. Now through Oct. 13, visitors to Klean Kanteen’s Web site can enter to win a stay for two at the Himalayan Institute in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. Valued at about $3,700, the prize also includesMore »

Fashion, Food Trucks and Fun

Fashion, Food Trucks and Fun

Many a stilettoed foot was seen about New York City on Sept. 10, as Fashion’s Night Out celebrated the fashion industry and good old-fashioned shopping. Now in its second year, the event took place across the globe in 100 cities, and was envisioned as the industry’s “own fashion stimulus package,” Anna Wintour, the editor ofMore »

Bardwil Bath Comes to Market

Bardwil Bath Comes to Market

NEW YORK–Bardwil Linens has debuted a collection of stand-alone shower curtains under the brand name Bardwil Bath. The initial line, which was highlighted at the company’s showroom during this week’s New York Home Fashions Market, consists of eight prints and a line of solid-color curtains, all drawn from existing Bardwil table linens, according to LindaMore »

Ellery Unveils Vue, New Bedding Brand

Ellery Unveils Vue, New Bedding Brand

NEW YORK–Ellery Homestyles took advantage of this week’s New York Home Fashions Market to introduce its new decorative-bedding brand, Vue. In its initial launch, Vue consists of six ensembles, all with coordinating comforter sets, shower curtains and bath accessories. Retail pricing is expected to fall in the range of $179 for a full/queen comforter set.More »

Woolrich Promotes Brayton to Director of Domestic Licensing

Woolrich Promotes Brayton to Director of Domestic Licensing

 WOOLRICH, Pa.–Woolrich, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company, announced the promotion of Nick Brayton to director of domestic licensing. Brayton will be responsible for directing all domestic licensing business including accessories and home furnishings. Additionally, he will be responsible for product development, sales and marketing, merchandising and management of domestic licensees. Brayton is a seventh generation descendent ofMore »

Murphy Tabbed as National Sales V.P. of Mattress Firm

Murphy Tabbed as National Sales V.P. of Mattress Firm

HOUSTON–Mattress Firm has named Ken Murphy national vice president of sales, a new position for the company. Murphy oversees the company’s sales team, which totals about 1,000 associates through its 500 stores. He reports to Steve Stagner, chief executive officer. Prior to taking on his new role, Murphy served in several executive positions with MattressMore »