Textiles

NYC Restaurant Week Offers Discounts During NYIGF

NYC Restaurant Week Offers Discounts During NYIGF

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NYC Restaurant Week will offer dining discounts at more than 200 of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants during the winter 2011 New York International Gift Fair, Jan. 29-Feb. 3, 2011. Now in its 19th year, Restaurant Week includes dining establishments throughout Manhattan and the boroughs, representing both casual and formal dining in a varietyMore »

Printsource Scheduled for Jan. 10-12

Printsource Scheduled for Jan. 10-12

NEW YORK—Printsource New York, the textile- and surface-design trade show, is scheduled for Jan. 10-12 on the 11th floor of the 7 W New York showroom building. The show features collections by international surface- and textile-design studios. More than 2,500 fashion and home-textiles executives, editors, retailers, merchandisers, product developers, architects, designers and creative directors are expectedMore »

Alexander Terry Associates to Represent Legacy Linen

Alexander Terry Associates to Represent Legacy Linen

MARIETTA, Ga.-The Legacy Groups, parent company of Legacy Linen, has signed an exclusive-representation agreement with Alexander Terry Associates. Under the terms of the agreement, Alexander Terry will be the representative for Legacy Linen’s product line. Alexander Terry will unveil Legacy Linen’s The Bath Collection in January in Alexander Terry’s showroom during the Atlanta International Gift &More »

Frankfurt Festival

Frankfurt Festival

By David Gill From the downbeat atmosphere of the 2009 show to the cautiously optimistic mood at last year’s event, the 2011 Heimtextil is ready to take place this month with a textiles-industry surge apparently within sight. At least, that’s what the executives with Messe Frankfurt, owner and manager of the world’s signature textiles tradeMore »

Global Flavor at NYIGF

Global Flavor at NYIGF

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—More than 300 international companies, representing six continents and 47 countries, are slated to exhibit at the winter New York International Gift Fair, according to a statement from GLM, the show’s owner and manager. Part of the Gift Fair’s global contingent will be 15 international government-sponsored sections. Eight of these—from Africa, England, France,More »

Adams-Hartford Increases Show Space, Moves into Textiles

Adams-Hartford Increases Show Space, Moves into Textiles

NEW YORK—Adams-Hartford is doubling the size of its showspace at 7 W New York here, and is launching a line of home textiles. The new space will be in room 527 of the showroom building; its previous space was in room C108. The textiles collection, which will be offered under the label of Diane Adams,More »

Fisher Succeeds Coleman as President, CEO of Latex International

Fisher Succeeds Coleman as President, CEO of Latex International

SHELTON, Conn.—David Fisher, chief operating officer of Latex International, has succeeded Kevin Coleman as the company’s president and chief executive officer. According to a company statement, Coleman has resigned for unspecified reasons. John Pouschine, Latex International’s chairman, cited Fisher’s experience in global manufacturing and building “strong customer-service organizations,” which “are ideally suited to bring (theMore »

Taylor Named Sales Director at Protect-A-Bed

Taylor Named Sales Director at Protect-A-Bed

CHICAGO—Protect-A-Bed has appointed Chris Taylor director of sales for the company’s furniture retail division. In this newly created position Taylor oversees product sales directly to retailers of home-furnishings, which is a new direction for Protect-A-Bed, which had been selling its products through distributors. He and his team work with current and prospective customers across theMore »