Textiles

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Some 200 new companies from 17 countries will debut as exhibitors in the New York’s Newest section of the upcoming New York International Gift Fair. The section will be located at Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 92 in New York City—one of  NYIGF’s venues along with Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94 and the JacobMore »

GLM to Offer Surtex Exhibitor Setup Webinar

GLM to Offer Surtex Exhibitor Setup Webinar

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—GLM, owner and manager of Surtex, has scheduled an hour-long webinar to help Surtex exhibitors with moving in and setting up their booths. Titled “Operations Basic: Logistics for a Smooth Move-in/Set-up,” the webinar will take place Jan. 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Mike Edson, GLM’s operations manager, and John Kelly, sales managerMore »

Messe Frankfurt Adds Third Textiles Show in China

Messe Frankfurt Adds Third Textiles Show in China

FRANKFURT, Germany—Messe Frankfurt will launch a third home-textiles trade show in China this year. Called Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Spring Edition, the show is scheduled to take place from April 2-4 at the INTEX Shanghai and Shanghaimart trade-show centers. It’s being co-organized by Messe Frankfurt with the Sub-Council of the Textile Industry and the ChinaMore »

Trivest Completes Recapitalization of Ellery Homestyles

Trivest Completes Recapitalization of Ellery Homestyles

MIAMI—Trivest Partners, a private investment firm, has finished its recapitalization of Ellery Homestyles, the manufacturer of window treatments, bedding and throws. Budd Goldman, Ellery’s founder and chief executive officer, remains as leader of Ellery’s daily operations. Both Goldman and Trivest provided equity for this transaction, and Goldman told HFN that his interest in Ellery isMore »

Woolrich Adds PM&J for Pet Products

Woolrich Adds PM&J for Pet Products

WOOLRICH, Pa.–PM&J has joined Woolrich’s growing line of licensing partners and will debut its new pet beds at the Global Pet Expo, scheduled for March 16-18 in Orlanda, Fla. “PM&J’s pet line will be designed to blend with the nature-inspired decor that Woolrich Home is known for,” said Sharon Kepley, licensing manager of home furnishingsMore »

Perfect Fit to Expand Distribution Channels with Health-related Products

Perfect Fit to Expand Distribution Channels with Health-related Products

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Perfect Fit Industries has inaugurated a strategic initiative focused on health-related products, which is geared toward extending its business into the hospitality and health-care markets. The effort will focus on product innovations that include the company’s anti-bed-bug line, an anti-microbial technology, a fabric treatment that eliminates odors, and a multi-component bedding program developed throughMore »

Surtex Slates Judges for designext Competition

Surtex Slates Judges for designext Competition

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Surtex has named five judges for its designext competition, scheduled to take place at the next Surtex this coming May. The judges will be Violet Brandwein, senior buyer with Kate’s Paperie; Henny Lakin, creative director and vice president of design and product development for Creative Bath Products; Diane Piemonte, vice president of creativeMore »

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 »