Textiles

37.5 Tabs Branscum as EVP

37.5

NEW YORK-Apparel industry veteran Scott Branscum has been named executive vice president of bedding resource 37.5, a new position for the company. Branscum is responsible for leading the company’s global merchandising, marketing and sales. He reports directly to 37.5’s CEO, Jeff Bowman. Prior to joining 37.5, Branscum worked in brand-building and merchandising posts for TumiMore »

NY Now to Offer Market Readiness Help

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will offer its exhibitors access to an expanded “Market Readiness” program for the summer edition of the show. The multipart series, which is produced jointly by NY Now and Right Angle Strategies, will address marketing and selling strategies, booth display, trade show operation and lead follow-up. “We are delighted to expandMore »

Market Street Bath Licenses for Raymond Waites Bath and Beach Products

Raymond Waites

NEW YORK-Market Street Bath has been designated the exclusive licensee for Raymond Waites bath and beach products in a deal reached with Alok International, which holds the rights to the Raymond Waites brand. The collection will include decorative bath accessories, shower curtains and decorative towels. Kevin Sapin, president of Market Street Bath, said the designMore »

Pendleton, Downlite Unite on Bedding Line

Pendleton Woolen Mills

MASON, Ohio-Pendleton Woolen Mills and Downlite have come together for a collection of basic bedding branded under the Pendleton name. The two companies have reached a licensing agreement for bed pillows, comforters, throws, blankets and mattress pads. The fill will be a patent-pending product proprietary to Downlite, which is a combination of wool and down.More »

NYNow365 Generates 10,500 Leads

NYNow 365

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NYNow365, the image-based online directory for GLM’s NY Now trade show, has generated 10,500 leads between buyers and suppliers since its launch 10 months ago, according to a GLM statement. Designed to promote and enhance NY Now, the site now has more than 58,000 products from almost 1,500 NY Now exhibitors. To date,More »

Pantone Unveils Color Trends for 2015

Pantone View home + interiors 2015

CHICAGO-Pantone unveiled Pantone View home + interiors 2015, a compendium of major color trends that will influence the home and interiors marketplace in 2015 at the International Home + Housewares Show here. Containing nine key trend palettes, plus individual color and material direction, Pantone View home + interiors arms home furnishings and interior designers withMore »

S. Lichtenberg: Windows of Opportunity

Lichtenberg Alchemy

The venerable window treatment manufacturer remains focused on its family culture  By David Gill The reception area for the offices of S. Lichtenberg & Co., the vendor of window treatments, says it all about the culture and focus of this 81-year-old business. On the walls are plaques that celebrate the company’s 25th, 65th and 75thMore »

Designer Gaxiola to Open Popup Shop

Lorena Gaxiola

NEW YORK-Designer Lorena Gaxiola will debut a popup shop here,  featuring her bedding and tabletop products, during the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market. The shop will be located at 69 Leonard St. in New York City’s Tribeca section. It will be open just for the market week from 10 a.m.-6p.m. daily. Gaxiola introduced herMore »