Textiles

Housing Works Looking for Donations for Sixth Annual Design on a Dime

Housing Works Looking for Donations for Sixth Annual Design on a Dime

NEW YORK–Community-based AIDS service organization Housing Works Thrift Shops is looking for donations of all types of home products, including furniture, bedding, tabletop and artwork, for its sixth annual Design on a Dime fundraising event, which is scheduled for May 6-8 at the Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 W. 18th St. Housing Works will provide complimentaryMore »

Springs Finishes 2009 in the Black

Springs Finishes 2009 in the Black

MONTES CLAROS, Brazil–Springs Global managed to show net income for both the fourth quarter and the 2009 calendar year, reversing losses for both periods. Using the average conversion rate from the Brazilian real to the U.S. dollar for 2009, the company’s fourth-quarter net income was $519,452, and was $19.8 million for all of 2009. NetMore »

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 »