Textiles

Belk Debuts Cynthia Rowley Home Line

CYNTHIA Cynthia Rowley Lattice bed ensemble

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Belk has partnered with designer Cynthia Rowley for a collection of home furnishings. Branded as CYNTHIA Cynthia Rowley, the line is available at 70 Belk stores and on belk.com. It includes cotton comforter sets, quilted cotton coverlets, jacquard cotton sheet sets, decorative pillows and a tabletop and entertaining collection. The designs feature Rowley’s signatureMore »

MSLO Cuts Q1 Loss

MSLO

NEW YORK-Significant reductions in key expense categories helped Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) narrow its first-quarter net loss from $3 million last year to $2.2 million this year. Operating expenses in the quarter, which ended on March 31 were slashed by 11.9 percent. This included a 25.2 percent decrease in production, distribution and editorial expenses;More »

Surtex Adds Speakers to Conference Program

Surtex 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Surtex has slated additional speakers for its conference program, which is titled “Distinct Business Strategies from a Creative Perspective: intelligence for Manufacturers, Designers and Retailers.” As previously stated, the program will be in three tracks. It will open with Track One, “Basics: Monetizing Your Creativity,” on May 18, which will be led byMore »

Heimtextil India Sold Out

heimtextil India

MUMBAI-Heimtextil India, which will hold its inaugural show from June 19-21 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, is already sold out, according to show owner and organizer Messe Frankfurt. A statement from the company said both new and leading brands have confirmed their participation in the show. The show also has the support of theMore »

Surtex to Spotlight Digital Tech

Surtex

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-This month’s Surtex will debut a feature on digital technology in its ReSource Hub. This new focus will present the latest technological advancements in digital printing, software and trend gathering, for both attendees and exhibitors. Among the exhibitors will be Hewlett-Packard, which will offer digital printing equipment such as the HP Latex 360More »

Iconix Sets Q1 Records for Earnings, Revenues

Iconix

NEW YORK-Iconix Brand Group got its 2014 fiscal year off to what Neil Cole, chairman and CEO, called “a strong start” by achieving record earnings and revenues for its fiscal first quarter. Net income totaled $59.8 million, up 74.8 percent from the first quarter of last year. Licensing and other revenue increased 10.5 percent toMore »

NY Now to Offer Five-Day Seminar Program

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-This summer’s NY Now will include a five-day series of educational sessions, designed to complement the show’s four product collections: Handmade, Home, Lifestyle and New! The Handmade track will offer five “Power Hour” sessions hosted by Craft Retailers & Artists for Tomorrow (CRAFT), which will cover social media, blogging, content marketing and emailMore »

Surtex to Offer Design-Trend Program

Surtex

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Next month’s Surtex will include a series of sessions featuring design experts, who will present their views on trends in color, design, product and lifestyles for 2015-2016, at the show’s ReSource Hub. The presentations will be situated on the show’s floor and will be offered free of charge to show participants. The programMore »