Textiles

Revman Links with Sean John On New Bedding Collection

Revman Links with Sean John On New Bedding Collection

NEW YORK—Revman has signed an agreement with the Sean John label to produce a licensed line of bedding and home furnishings under the Sean John brand. The initial collection will consist of comforters, sheets, pillows and shams. According to a statement from Sean John, Macy’s will offer the initial collection, with deliveries beginning in September.More »

WestPoint Signs Agreement for Hanes Textiles Line

WestPoint Signs Agreement for Hanes Textiles Line

NEW YORK–WestPoint Home has reached an agreement with Hanesbrands to design, produce and market a collection of bed and bath textiles under the Hanes brand. Included in the line are Hanes-branded sheets, bedding and accessories, bath towels and accessories, blankets, throws, down comforters, pillows and mattress pads. WestPoint will show the first products in thisMore »

Hollander Tabs Torres as Vice President of Merchandising

Hollander Tabs Torres as Vice President of Merchandising

BOCA RATON, Fla.–Hector Torres has been named vice president of merchandising at Hollander Home Fashions. In this newly created position, Torres is responsible for merchandising activities concentrating on the company’s department-store and specialty-store businesses. He reports to Beth Mack, chief merchandising officer. Mack said Torres’ appointment is part of Hollander’s long-term growth strategy, which includesMore »

Iconix Signs Springs Canada, Baltic as Charisma Licensees

Iconix Signs Springs Canada, Baltic as Charisma Licensees

NEW YORK–Iconix Brand Group has reached agreements with Springs Canada and Baltic Linen for home-textiles lines carrying the Charisma brand name. Springs Canada will hold the license for the Charisma name in Canada for bed and bath products including sheets, towels and basic bedding. Distribution on this collection will begin in the fall. Baltic willMore »

Allstar Partners With Nickelodeon on License

Allstar Partners With Nickelodeon on License

LAS VEGAS–Allstar Products Group has reached an agreement with Nickelodeon Consumer Products for a licensed line of merchandise featuring Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants. Among the products under this license are Snuggie blankets, Bendaroos building sticks and Touch N’ Brush hands-free toothpaste dispensers. The first products under this agreement will reach retailers and direct-responseMore »

Licensing Royalties Drop in 2009

Licensing Royalties Drop in 2009

LAS VEGAS–The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) reported that revenue from licensing royalties fell 8.7 percent in 2009, totaling $5.2 billion. The Licensing International Expo opened yesterday in Las Vegas. A LIMA statement cited the “weak consumer-spending climate at retail” as the prime cause for the declines. “These results are not surprising as consumersMore »

IFDA to Present Global Trends Seminar at Forty One Madison

IFDA to Present Global Trends Seminar at Forty One Madison

NEW YORK–The New York chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association will present a breakfast program spotlighting trends from the recent Milan Furniture Fair and the New York Tabletop Show. The event is scheduled for June 24 at 8:30 a.m. at Forty One Madison here. Featured in the session will be Patricia Bouley, founderMore »

Printsource New York Scheduled for August

Printsource New York Scheduled for August

NEW YORK–Printsource New York, a trade show for textile and surface design, will take place from Aug. 2 through Aug. 4 at the 7 W New York showroom building. The show will highlight studios that provide design surfaces for a number of applications, including apparel, paper goods and home textiles. Among the product categories coveredMore »