Textiles

Call for New-Product Information for New York Home Fashions Market

Call for New-Product Information for New York Home Fashions Market

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York Home Fashions Market in September. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Vendors ofMore »

Next Creations, Alok Form Joint Venture

Next Creations, Alok Form Joint Venture

NEW YORK—Next Creations, parent company of Raymond Waites Design, and Alok International have formed a joint venture called Next Creations Holdings. Alok is an India-based manufacturer of finished home textiles, fabric, yarn and polyester.  Under the terms of the agreement, Michael Vidra, president and chief executive officer of Next Creations, will assume those positions withMore »

Yves Delorme Collection

Yves Delorme Collection

Regence is one of the newest bed ensembles introduced by the company. Made of Egyptian cotton, it’s designed with an understated elegance that speaks to Yves Delorme’s focus on delivering an entire lifestyle embodying French “art de vivre”—which seeks to delight the consumer with their design and bring restful sleep with their softness. Even withMore »

Let the Good Times Roll

Let the Good Times Roll

By David Gill A positive mood will envelope New York City from Aug. 15-19, with the advent of this month’s New York International Gift Fair and Gift & Home Textiles Market. \The two shows, which run concurrently, are taking place as the product categories they cover—home textiles, gifts, accessories and housewares among them—continue their slowMore »

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 »