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D’Angelo Promoted to Senior V.P. of Iconix

D’Angelo Promoted to Senior V.P. of Iconix

NEW YORK–Carolyn D’Angelo, vice president of brand management for the home division of Iconix Brand Group, has been promoted to senior vice president for the home division’s brand management. D’Angelo remains responsible for building the home segment of Iconix’s branded business, duties which she assumed when she joined the company in 2007 after its acquisitionMore »

Iconix Boosts Net 25 Percent in Second Quarter

Iconix Boosts Net 25 Percent in Second Quarter

NEW YORK–Second-quarter net income for Iconix Brand Group totaled $26.1 million, a hefty 25 percent ahead of the second quarter of 2009 and the highlight of a record second quarter for the brand-management company. Iconix accomplished this on a gain of 35 percent in revenue, which totaled $76 million for the quarter. Selling, general andMore »

GLM to Expand Surtex for 2011

GLM to Expand Surtex for 2011

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–GLM said it will expand Surtex for next year’s show, which will mark the 25th anniversary of the event. The company plans to expand the exhibit area for next year’s show to accommodate about 300 exhibitors, up from the nearly 250 companies that exhibited at this year’s show. According to Penny Sikalis, viceMore »

Leggett & Platt Net Jumps 177 Percent in Second Quarter

Leggett & Platt Net Jumps 177 Percent in Second Quarter

CARTHAGE, Mo.—Second-quarter net income for Leggett & Platt totaled $52.7 million, up an impressive 177 percent over the second quarter of 2009. Healthy sales growth and expense controls produced the strong result. Leggett & Platt’s net sales rose 15 percent to $874.3 million, and selling, general and administrative expenses were flat compared with a yearMore »

Pine Cone Hill to Offer Full Line on the Web

Pine Cone Hill to Offer Full Line on the Web

PITTSFIELD, Mass.—Pine Cone Hill has launched a direct-to-consumer effort for all of its products on its redesigned Web site, pineconehill.com. The products are organized into groups that complement one another, according to a company statement. The site now also has a “Get This Look” feature, which provides bed ensembles that can be purchased in theirMore »

Iman Home Debuts This Fall

Iman Home Debuts This Fall

NEW YORK–Fashion model and celebrity Iman has launched her first collection of home products, a fabric line for P/K Lifestyles, the P/Kaufmann division. The line will hit the over-the-counter retail market in September at Calico Corners and Calico Home stores. Iman started her fashion career as a model but now apparel, cosmetics and other productsMore »

Hollander Teams With HoMedics on Basic-Bedding Line

Hollander Teams With HoMedics on Basic-Bedding Line

BOCA RATON, Fla.–Hollander Home Fashions and HoMedics have reached an agreement for Hollander to produce and distribute a line of basic bedding branded under the HoMedics name. Beth Mack, Hollander’s chief merchandising officer, said the line will include bed pillows, body pillows, mattress pads and comforters with both natural and synthetic fills. The construction willMore »

Bush Tabbed as International Sales Director for Crown Crafts

Bush Tabbed as International Sales Director for Crown Crafts

GONZALES, La.–Crown Crafts has appointed Mary Jean Bush to the newly created position of director of international sales. The move reflects the company’s emphasis on international markets as a component to its growth strategy over the next five years, according to a Crown Crafts statement. Bush oversees the development of sales strategies and new internationalMore »