Textiles

NYNow365 Generates 10,500 Leads

NYNow 365

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NYNow365, the image-based online directory for GLM’s NY Now trade show, has generated 10,500 leads between buyers and suppliers since its launch 10 months ago, according to a GLM statement. Designed to promote and enhance NY Now, the site now has more than 58,000 products from almost 1,500 NY Now exhibitors. To date,More »

Pantone Unveils Color Trends for 2015

Pantone View home + interiors 2015

CHICAGO-Pantone unveiled Pantone View home + interiors 2015, a compendium of major color trends that will influence the home and interiors marketplace in 2015 at the International Home + Housewares Show here. Containing nine key trend palettes, plus individual color and material direction, Pantone View home + interiors arms home furnishings and interior designers withMore »

S. Lichtenberg: Windows of Opportunity

Lichtenberg Alchemy

The venerable window treatment manufacturer remains focused on its family culture  By David Gill The reception area for the offices of S. Lichtenberg & Co., the vendor of window treatments, says it all about the culture and focus of this 81-year-old business. On the walls are plaques that celebrate the company’s 25th, 65th and 75thMore »

Designer Gaxiola to Open Popup Shop

Lorena Gaxiola

NEW YORK-Designer Lorena Gaxiola will debut a popup shop here,  featuring her bedding and tabletop products, during the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market. The shop will be located at 69 Leonard St. in New York City’s Tribeca section. It will be open just for the market week from 10 a.m.-6p.m. daily. Gaxiola introduced herMore »

Alok Assumes Control Over Next Creations

Alok

DALLAS-Alok International has taken full management control of Next Creations, including the company’s branded business, its license with Charisma, and the Raymond Waites Design brand in all applicable categories. Michael Vidra is continuing as president of Next Creations and reports to Arun Agarwal, Alok’s CEO. Agarwal is taking on the additional responsibility of CEO ofMore »

NY Now Named NYC’s Top Trade Show by BizBash

NY Now

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 chosenMore »

Hong Kong Textiles and Furnishings Fair Set for April

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

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 toMore »

WestPoint Slims Fiscal-Year Loss

WestPoint

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 programsMore »