Textiles

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

New York

NEW YORK–The first of this year’s two New York Home Fashions Markets formally opens today, as textiles vendors offer new and expanded lineups for the coming season. Showrooms are part of the news at this week’s market. Alok International will formally open its new showroom at 105 Madison Ave., which—along with featuring its many brands—willMore »

Brandwise Adds Graham to VP Team

Nick Graham

LAKEWOOD, Colo.–Nelson “Nick” Graham has joined technology solutions provider Brandwise as a vice president, reporting to President and Co-Founder, Todd Litzman. Graham will oversee the operations department, which consists of technical support, implementations, client management, and site content, and will provide guidance and insight in overall company direction with a focus on strengthening teams andMore »

Iconix Sets Management Changes

Iconix

NEW YORK-Iconix Brand Group has made several key changes to its top-level management. Seth Horowitz, president of the company’s men’s division, has been promoted to chief operating officer, a new position for Iconix. Jeff Lupinacci has been named chief financial officer, succeeding Warren Clamen, who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Rodney Hutton has joinedMore »

Pacific Coast Feather Licenses with Elie Tahari

Pacific Coast Feather

SEATTLE-Pacific Coast Feather has entered into a licensing partnership with Elie Tahari Ltd. for a line of luxury basic bedding. The collection will feature premium-quality bed pillows, comforters and mattress pads, produced with high thread-count, 100 percent cotton, woven fabrics and what a Pacific Coast Feather statement termed “quality fills.” The statement added that theMore »

37.5 Tabs Branscum as EVP

37.5

NEW YORK-Apparel industry veteran Scott Branscum has been named executive vice president of bedding resource 37.5, a new position for the company. Branscum is responsible for leading the company’s global merchandising, marketing and sales. He reports directly to 37.5’s CEO, Jeff Bowman. Prior to joining 37.5, Branscum worked in brand-building and merchandising posts for TumiMore »

NY Now to Offer Market Readiness Help

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will offer its exhibitors access to an expanded “Market Readiness” program for the summer edition of the show. The multipart series, which is produced jointly by NY Now and Right Angle Strategies, will address marketing and selling strategies, booth display, trade show operation and lead follow-up. “We are delighted to expandMore »

Market Street Bath Licenses for Raymond Waites Bath and Beach Products

Raymond Waites

NEW YORK-Market Street Bath has been designated the exclusive licensee for Raymond Waites bath and beach products in a deal reached with Alok International, which holds the rights to the Raymond Waites brand. The collection will include decorative bath accessories, shower curtains and decorative towels. Kevin Sapin, president of Market Street Bath, said the designMore »

Pendleton, Downlite Unite on Bedding Line

Pendleton Woolen Mills

MASON, Ohio-Pendleton Woolen Mills and Downlite have come together for a collection of basic bedding branded under the Pendleton name. The two companies have reached a licensing agreement for bed pillows, comforters, throws, blankets and mattress pads. The fill will be a patent-pending product proprietary to Downlite, which is a combination of wool and down.More »