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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-BizBash, a resource hub for the event and meeting industry, has ranked NY Now as New York City’s top trade show, as part of the company’s “New York’s Top 100” list. The list ranks the meetings, parties and industry gatherings that have the most impact on New York City. NY Now was chosen … More »
HONG KONG–The fifth edition of HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, April 20-23, alongside the HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair. A comprehensive spectrum of household-related products and textiles will be showcased for easy and one-stop sourcing. The fair is structured to … More »
NEW YORK-WestPoint Home reduced its loss for the 2013 fiscal year to $16 million from the $27 million loss from the prior fiscal year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by owner Icahn Enterprises. The filing said WestPoint improved its bottom line through its ongoing effort to exit unprofitable programs … More »
NEW YORK-Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50 percent of Iconix Latin America from New Brands Group, its joint venture partner, for $42 million. Iconix Latin America was formed in December 2008. According to an Iconix statement, royalty revenue from the company’s brand portfolio has more than quadrupled across Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Central … More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Surtex has selected four winners of this year’s designext international student competition. The honorees are Jenny Boucher, who is studying material arts and design at Ontario College of Art & Design in Canada; Samantha Mast, a student in the crafts department with an emphasis on textile design at the College for Creative Studies … More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The NY Now trade show has formed a partnership with the Museum Store Association (MSA) which will lead to a half-day educational program at the summer NY Now. Scheduled for Aug. 16, MSA’s Certificate Learning Program will address issues such as merchandising, resource planning, staffing, customer experience, loss prevention, analysis and reporting. The … More »
NEW YORK-Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) reported a 528.5 percent jump in fourth-quarter net income to $7 million, reducing its net loss for the fiscal year to $1.8 million from $56.1 million in the previous fiscal year. Dan Dienst, MSLO’s CEO, attributed the quarterly bottom-line success to “some aggressive and important steps … to align … More »