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Surtex to Mark 25th Anniversary in 2011

Surtex to Mark 25th Anniversary in 2011

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The next Surtex trade show, scheduled for May 15-17, will mark the show’s 25th anniversary. To mark the occasion, GLM, the show’s owner and manager, is bringing on-trending branding colors for the show. From now on, said a GLM statement, Surtex’s brand colors will change for every show, to reflect current color trends.More »

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Fair Opens

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Fair Opens

SHANGHAI, China–Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles entered its second day here, with both business and the weather on the steamy side. The show, considered the leading home textiles event in Asia, hosts more than 1,000 exhibitors from 24 nations, including a few U.S. companies, often represented by their Asian partners or distributors. The show is theMore »

Bombay Brand Relaunches in the U.S.; QVC to Debut Collection

Bombay Brand Relaunches in the U.S.; QVC to Debut Collection

NEW YORK–Bombay Company’s globally inspired look is headed back to retail. Once a multi-channel retailer with more than 450 stores, Bombay has been repositioned for the wholesale market with programs targeting the specialty, department and mass channels. The company recently exhibited at the New York International Gift Fair, and it now has a new penthouseMore »

Overstock.com Launches Eziba.com

Overstock.com Launches Eziba.com

SALT LAKE CITY–Overstock.com has launched the latest private sale Web site, called Eziba.com. Focusing on home decor products, Eziba.com is a members-only site that offers daily sale events lasting between 48 and 72 hours. The new site is not accessible through Overstock.com, but visitors can sign up as an Eziba member for free on Eziba.com.More »

Biltmore Renews Licensing Agreement With Belk

Biltmore Renews Licensing Agreement With Belk

ASHEVILLE, N.C.–Biltmore’s licensing division, inspired by the historic Biltmore House and gardens, has renewed its partnership with Belk department stores. Belk originally joined Biltmore as a licensing partner in 2005, focusing on home textiles and bringing its first Biltmore products to market in 2006. Since then, the partnership has grown to be Biltmore’s most in-depth,More »

Three Products Picked for Eco-Choice Awards at NYIGF

Three Products Picked for Eco-Choice Awards at NYIGF

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Retailers attending the New York International Gift Fair last week selected three products to receive the Eco-Choice Awards. The awards are presented semi-annually by the Gift Fair and GREENRetailer magazine to “green” gift and home products showcased in the NYIGF SustainAbility: design for a better world display. The summer Gift Fair winners are:More »

BeeLine Home Collection II by Bunny Williams to Debut in High Point

BeeLine Home Collection II by Bunny Williams to Debut in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Interior designer, Bunny Williams, will debut her BeeLine Home Collection II here during the Furniture Market, scheduled for Oct. 16-21. The collection consists of approximately 70 pieces with 45 new introductions including sofas, chairs, a variety of tables, mirrors, lighting and accessories. Williams will show the collection in a space she designed inMore »

Leonard to Take Helm at Welspun USA

Leonard to Take Helm at Welspun USA

NEW YORK–Barry Leonard has left Croscill, Ex-Cell Home Fashions/Glenoit and will become president and chief executive officer of Welspun USA. Leonard will formally take his new post on Sept. 6, and will be responsible for the Indian textiles giant’s entire U.S. operations. He will report to Dipali Goenka, executive director of Welspun Global Brands, inMore »