Textiles

L.A. International Textile Show Set for September

L.A. International Textile Show Set for September

LOS ANGELES–The Los Angeles International Textile Show has been scheduled for Monday, Sept. 27, through Wednesday, Sept. 29. The show will take place at the California Market Center here. On Monday and Tuesday of that week, the show will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Wednesday it will be open fromMore »

Hunter Douglas to Halt Internet Sales

Hunter Douglas to Halt Internet Sales

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J.–Hunter Douglas said its brand of window coverings will no longer be sold through the Internet channel in the United States or Canada, effective June 1. The company’s products are sold through a network of independent dealers throughout North America, with the support of local fabrication companies in the markets these dealersMore »

Laura Ashley Honors Licensees

Laura Ashley Honors Licensees

FORT MILL, S.C.–Laura Ashley Inc. has honored five of its licensees for outstanding performance over the past year. The Bon Ton was named Licensee of the Year by the famed home and fashion brand. The department store is the exclusive licensee for several apparel categories and also carries Ashley soft home products. Other honorees were:More »

Oriental Weavers Names Hartsfield to New Post

Oriental Weavers Names Hartsfield to New Post

DALTON, Ga.–Walt Hartsfield has been appointed to the new position of product manager, broadloom, at Oriental Weavers USA. Hartsfield joined the company in 2008 as broadloom operations manager, and he was instrumental in developing and launching the company’s broadloom category, the company said. Working with the company’s sales, product development and senior management teams, HartsfieldMore »

Surtex Sets Opening-Night Party

Surtex Sets Opening-Night Party

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Party at the Battery, the opening-night party for Surtex, is scheduled for Sunday, May 16, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The event will take place at Battery Gardens in New York City and will be open to participants in both Surtex and the National Stationery Show, both of which are scheduled for the week ofMore »

Hollander Debuts Flexotech Fill, Redesigned Web Site

Hollander Debuts Flexotech Fill, Redesigned Web Site

BOCA RATON, Fla.–Hollander Home Fashions has introduced basic bedding filled  with the trademarked Flexotech material, and has revamped its Web site to focus on its educational aspect. According to Beth Mack, chief merchandising officer, Flexotech is made of a three-dimensional knitted mesh that allows air to flow through the product, enabling the user to sleepMore »

Gift Fair to Debut Baby & Child Division

Gift Fair to Debut Baby & Child Division

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Baby & Child, an exhibit of products for children ranging from babies to 10-year-olds, will open its doors for the first time at the summer New York International Gift Fair. The new division will feature about 200 brands and resources for arts and crafts, books, music, toys, games, puzzles, dolls and plush, diaperMore »

Iconix Licenses Charisma to Next Creations

Iconix Licenses Charisma to Next Creations

NEW YORK–Iconix Brand Group has entered into a license agreement with Next Creations for a line of Charisma home textiles. The products under the agreement include coordinated fashion bedding, towels, bath rugs, shower curtains, bath accessories and window treatments. A joint statement from the two firms said Charisma is noted for designs of “understated eleganceMore »