Textiles

Teen Vogue Bedding Line Debuts

Teen Vogue Bedding Line Debuts

NEW YORK–The Teen Vogue bedding collection, a grouping of three bed ensembles geared toward teenage and 20-something women, has reached retailers. The collection is manufactured by Idea Nuova under a license agreement with the magazine, which provides news about fashion and beauty for women in these age groups. The initial three ensembles are now availableMore »

7 W Gears Up for Gift & Home Textiles Week

7 W Gears Up for Gift & Home Textiles Week

NEW YORK–Permanent showroom building 7 W New York is preparing for an “energetic” 2011. The Gift & Home Textiles Market Week at 7 W 34th Street will start the year off with special shopping days, industry gatherings and daily prize drawings. “We expect 2011 to be a very exciting and successful growth year for allMore »

NYIGF Enhances Website Search Capabilities

NYIGF Enhances Website Search Capabilities

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–A series of enhancements to the New York International Gift Fair website—nyigf.com—includes more interactive search tools designed to deliver more targeted and comprehensive search results, according to GLM, which owns and manages the show. The new product search tool, complemented by NYIGF’s Online Catalog Gallery, offers retailers access to more detailed product andMore »

Springs Global Posts $15.7 Million Net Loss in Q3

Springs Global Posts $15.7 Million Net Loss in Q3

MONTES CLAROS, Brazil—Springs Global reported a net loss of $15.7 million in its third quarter ending Sept. 30, reversing net income of $7.6 million from the third quarter of last year. The drop in the bottom line occurred in spite of a 3 percent gain in net sales to $329.8 million, which was helped byMore »

WestPoint Home Posts $14 Million Net Loss in Q3

WestPoint Home Posts $14 Million Net Loss in Q3

NEW YORK—WestPoint Home recorded a net loss of $14 million in its fiscal third quarter, compared to the $10 million net loss in the third quarter of last year. The loss occurred in spite of a 23 percent increase in net sales for the quarter, which were $116 million. It marked the second consecutive quarterlyMore »

Gift + Home Schedules Winter Market Seminars

Gift + Home Schedules Winter Market Seminars

LAS VEGAS–Gift + Home at Las Vegas Market has scheduled the following seminars for the January trade show. On Monday, Jan. 24:•“First Look,” presenting an overview of new products at the market, by Monica Pedersen, co-host of HGTV’s “Dream Home Giveaway 2011,” and Julie Smith Vincenti, founder and president of Nine Muses Media, at 10More »

Sorgeloos to Become HFPA President

Sorgeloos to Become HFPA President

NEW YORK—Keith Sorgeloos, president and chief executive officer of Home Source International, will become the next president of the Home Fashion Products Association. Sorgeloos was elected to succeed Rich Roman, president and CEO of Revman International, by the HFPA board at yesterday’s annual meeting of the association. He will assume the post on Jan. 1,More »

Study Reveals “Significant Interest” in Green Home Furnishings

Study Reveals “Significant Interest” in Green Home Furnishings

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–A survey of 351 women homeowners across the United States found that they have “significant interest” in purchasing eco-friendly home furnishings. Released by the Sustainable Furnishings Council and sponsored by the World Market Center Las Vegas, the study also found that actual purchasing of these products remains at low levels due to lackMore »