Textiles

Pure LatexBliss Tabs Hover for South Central East Region Sales

Cathy Hover

SHELTON, Conn.-Cathy Hover has been named to lead the sales effort for the South Central East region for Pure LatexBliss. The region is a new one for the manufacturer of mattresses and basic bedding. Hover reports to E.B. Walthall, vice president of sales. Prior to joining Pure LatexBliss, Hover was national account manager for NomacoMore »

Artisan Resource to Expand for Summer

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The fifth semi-annual Artisan Resource will feature increased global representation and an expanded exhibit floor when it takes place this summer, from Aug.16-19. The show, which runs concurrently with NY Now, offers retailers a venue for sourcing from overseas artisan enterprises. This summer’s edition will include a number of government-sponsored pavilions as well,More »

Designer Camuto Debuts Bedding with Pem America

The Vince Camuto Home Berlin ensemble

NEW YORK-Designer Vince Camuto has formed a license agreement with Pem America for a collection of bed ensembles. The launch, under the brand Vince Camuto Home, encompasses six ensembles whose designs draw from Camuto’s interest in architecture and interior design and his global travels. The line includes bedding and decorative pillows in a color paletteMore »

Fisher Named Latex International Operations VP

Kimberly Fisher

SHELTON, Conn.-Latex International has promoted Kimberly Fisher to vice president of operations, a new position for the bedding manufacturer. In her new role, Fisher oversees all day-to-day functions of the company’s human-resources, logistics, purchasing and customer-service divisions. She reports directly to David Fisher, president and CEO. Fisher joined Latex International in 2013 as director ofMore »

NY Now to Offer “Only in New York” Events

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-For this summer’s show, NY Now will provide “Only in New York” events, which will include the show’s “Night on Broadway” and free admission and a discount to the Museum of Arts and Design. This summer, the “Night on Broadway” will offer specially priced tickets to the Aug. 19 performance of “Beautiful—the CaroleMore »

Hong Kong Home Shows to Offer Housewares, Textiles

Hong Kong Fairs Attendance Up 8.5 Percent

HONG KONG-The HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair are slated to run concurrently from April 20-23 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Houseware Fair will feature 16 regional pavilions including ASEAN Select, which will present products from Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, ThailandMore »

Chilewich Revamps Website

Chilewich New Website

NEW YORK–Chilewich has launched its new website at chilewich.com, alongside its spring|summer 2014 collection. The new site reflects the Chilewich brand identity and aesthetic with enhanced features. In collaboration with VSA Partners, Chilewich created a more editorial look and feel, showcasing larger, more vivid images that demonstrate the originality of the products, the company said.More »

NY Now Expects Summer Sellout

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now is anticipating that the summer edition of the show will be sold out, with more than 2,800 returning and new suppliers expected to exhibit at the show, according to GLM, the show’s owner and manager. “There is a high level of enthusiasm for, and interest in,  the summer market, and we’reMore »