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Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, Icon Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Richardson to Preview World Color Trends at Surtex

Richardson to Preview World Color Trends at Surtex

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Barbara Richardson, director of color marketing for AkzoNobel in North America, will supervise the design and installation of a three-dimensional color trends display for the upcoming Surtex trade show. The display will be placed in the lobby of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, where Surtex will be heldMore »

IFDA Honors Circle of Excellence Award Winners

IFDA Honors Circle of Excellence Award Winners

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association recognized the winners of its Circle of Excellence Awards at a reception held at the Union League Club here last night. Receiving the award for interior design was Charles Pavarini III, owner of Charles Pavarini III Design Associates. For product design/development, the winnerMore »

United Feather Extends Portico Program to Hospitality Market

United Feather Extends Portico Program to Hospitality Market

DES PLAINES, Ill.–United Feather & Down has reached an agreement with the Portico brand to produce a bed and bath collection geared specifically toward the hospitality industry. Called Portico Hospitality, the new line is an expansion on the collection that the two companies launched during the March New York Home Fashions Market, which is aimedMore »

Licensing Expo to Hold Seminars on Global Opportunities

Licensing Expo to Hold Seminars on Global Opportunities

NEW YORK–Five of the seminars scheduled during the Licensing International Expo in June will present information on how U.S. brands can take advantage of opportunities overseas. On June 7, “Extending Your Brand Internationally” will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, where the expo will takeMore »

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles to Debut European Zone

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles to Debut European Zone

NEW YORK–Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles announced a brand new zone for European suppliers at the three-day event, to be held Aug. 24-26 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Located in Hall W1, this special zone will feature leading suppliers from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the Netherlands. They will showcase a rangeMore »

Leggett & Platt Net Leaps in First Quarter

Leggett & Platt Net Leaps in First Quarter

CARTHAGE, Mo.–Boosted by significant growth in sales and margins, Leggett & Platt’s first-quarter net income jumped 1,267 percent to $45.1 million. The manufacturer attributed the strong performance to a combination of  “higher sales, cost structure improvements and pricing discipline,” according to a Leggett & Platt statement. It reported a 14 percent gain in net sales,More »

Sferra Links With Peter Som for Textiles Line

Sferra Links With Peter Som for Textiles Line

NEW YORK–Sferra has formed a collaboration with designer Peter Som for a collection of bedding, bath products and table linens. According to a statement from the designer and the manufacturer, the first line of bedding is inspired by Som’s reinterpretations of American sportswear design, and will be printed in Italy on Egyptian cotton. In theMore »