Textiles

Website Scores for Gift Fair

Website Scores for Gift Fair

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Increased use of NYIGF.com, the website of the New York International Gift Fair, has driven increases in preregistration for the show, product searches and appointment settings, according to a statement from GLM, the show’s owner and manager. Since last Nov. 1, the site has generated 1.6 million page views, GLM said, resulting inMore »

Heimtextil Attendance, Exhibitor List Grew

Heimtextil Attendance, Exhibitor List Grew

FRANKFURT, Germany—Attendance by trade visitors at the recently completed Heimtextil totaled 73,000, three percent over last year, according to a statement from Messe Frankfurt, owner and manager of the annual textiles trade show. In addition, total exhibitors increased five percent over last year’s show. Detlef Braun, member of Messe Frankfurt’s board of management, said theMore »

Kravet Bids for Brunschwig & Fils

Kravet Bids for Brunschwig & Fils

NEW YORK—Fabric and home-furnishings vendor Kravet has made a bid to purchase Brunschwig & Fils, which has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The deal is subject to a competitive-bid process that will take place in early March, according to a spokeswoman for Brunschwig & Fils. Brunschwig & Fils is a supplier of fabrics, wallMore »

Chicago, California Shows to Offer Fair Trade Pavilions

Chicago, California Shows to Offer Fair Trade Pavilions

CHICAGO—Both the Chicago Market: Living and Giving and the California Gift Show will feature Fair Trade Pavilions with handmade products from around the world. The pavilions will be offered in partnership between MMPI, owner and manager of both shows, and the Fair Trade Federation. Among the product categories represented in the two pavilions will beMore »

Heimtextil Opens with Increase in Exhibitors

Heimtextil Opens with Increase in Exhibitors

FRANKFURT, Germany—The 2011 Heimtextil trade show has opened and has logged a five percent increase in its exhibitor total, according to a statement from Messe Frankfurt, the show’s owner and manager. In a Messe Frankfurt statement, Detlef Braun, member of the company’s management board, said 2,601 companies from 60 countries are exhibiting at the showMore »

Company C Returns to Atlanta With Expanded Showroom

Company C

ATLANTA—The HOME product center at AmericasMart welcomes more than two dozen new companies to its permanent showroom collection. One of the premier showrooms debuting in Building 1—the destination for HOME—is Company C, which returns to AmericasMart this January. The company, a designer and manufacturer of rugs, bedding, furniture and decorative accessories, has secured nearly 1,800More »

LMS Design Group to Open Las Vegas Showroom

LMS Design Group to Open Las Vegas Showroom

LAS VEGAS—LMS Design Group is opening a 5,000 square-foot showroom inside Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas. The showroom will debut during Las Vegas Market, Jan. 24-28 and remain open year-round. LMS Design Group is a Las Vegas-based, multi-line fabric and furniture resource that offers a diverse assortment of textiles andMore »

IFDA to Present Color Forecast at Gift Fair

IFDA to Present Color Forecast at Gift Fair

NEW YORK—The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association will present Color Forecast 2012 during the upcoming New York International Gift Fair. The session is scheduled for Jan. 31 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Doty Horn, director of color and design for Benjamin Moore, will present the company’s 2012 Color Pulse Program, andMore »