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Blog: Tuesday Yarns

Roman And Schecter

NEW YORK-Yesterday marked the official opening of the fall 2013 version of the New York Home Fashions Market. Here are some of the new product launches on display: Along with introducing its new Dreamspun sheet brand, WestPoint Home placed the focus on made-in-America with a new towel collection produced entirely with American-made cotton. The companyMore »

Cuban Joins the JCP Fun

Mark Cuban

Just when J.C. Penney’s shareholders thought that things would finally quiet down, word has come that Mark Cuban has bought 1 million shares of its common stock. For those of you not familiar with Mr. Cuban, he is a very rich guy who built a billion-dollar-plus fortune through software and the Internet. He currently ownsMore »

In the Public Eye

Duke Ratliff

Remember the ’80s song “Somebody’s Watching Me?” The lyrics for the Michael Jackson-like ditty went: “I always feel like somebody’s watching me.” Well, I nominate that almost-forgotten tune to be the song of summer 2013 for decision makers of all shapes and sizes. If recent events are any indication, if it feels like somebody isMore »

Blog: Now, Featuring …

Russel Wright Covered Dish

NY Now is underway, with a plethora of new and innovative products. Pine Cone Hill spotlighted a program of outdoor cushions plus a huge launch of 60 new area rugs … catstudio’s Geography collection encompasses decorative pillows featuring cities, states and countries, and scenes from those locations … Textillery showcased a line of throws handwovenMore »

Blog: New Rugs at NY Now

Fab NYNow

NEW YORK—Accent and area rugs are part of the product mix at NY Now, which ends tomorrow. Long-time exhibitors used the show to debut new designs and fibers, while newer ones used the opportunity to reach out to new customers. Swedish company Pappelina exhibited at the show for the second time, featuring its machine-washable, reversibleMore »