Textiles

New Home Licenses for Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

NEW YORK-Rio Home Fashions, True Fabrications and Behrens Manufacturing have all signed agreements to produce licensed collections of home products under the Downton Abbey label. Rio Home will produce and sell a line of Downton Abbey bedding products, including sleep pillows, comforters, blankets, mattress pads and mattress toppers. True Fabrications will create a collection ofMore »

New Artisans Join NY Now’s Handmade Collection

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–A comprehensive, multi-media group of 39 new artisans has been accepted into the juried Handmade Collection for this summer’s NY Now. Additional related highlights during the summer market include the launch of NY Now’s new Maker Project, which promotes artisans and their handcrafts; a five part seminar series hosted by CRAFT (Craft RetailersMore »

MSLO to Hold American Made Program

Martha Stewart American Made

NEW YORK-For the third year, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) will present the Martha Stewart American Made program this fall. Voting for this year’s American Made Awards competition began yesterday and will culminate in November with the American Made Event, which will include the announcement of the 2014 award winners. The program celebrates small businessesMore »

Latex International Files Chapter 11

LatexInternational

SHELTON, Conn.-Latex International has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut. The latex pillow and mattress manufacturer said in a statement that, at the time of the filing, it had about $29 million in liabilities and $26 million in assets. The company made the filing “to restructureMore »

Logie and Miller Appointed Account Executives at Nourison

Dale Logie

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Nourison has named Dale Logie and Sheri Miller account executives in the southern California region. Logie will manage and develop business in the southern Los Angeles region down to San Diego, including Orange County, while Miller will do the same in the Los Angeles north territory, including the Valley and north to SantaMore »

Gift for Life Raises $24K

Gift For Life

NEW YORK–Gift for Life’s National Stationery Show team has raised more than $24,000 for men, women, and families who are living with HIV/AIDS after participating in AIDS Walk NY earlier this month.  The team is just shy of its $25,000 goal, and donations will be accepted through June 13 at www.tinyurl.com/AWNYgiftforlife. These funds, along withMore »

Accent on Design Welcomes 25 New Exhibitors for NY Now

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Twenty-five new cross-category home and lifestyle designers have been accepted into Accent on Design at this summer’s NY Now trade show. Accent on Design is the juried collection of almost 200 design-driven product suppliers, and will be located on Level 3 of New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center—which, along with PassengerMore »

Springs Partners with Celessence on Febreze Collection

Springs Global Posts Black Bottom Line in Third Quarter

NEW YORK-Springs Global has reached a license agreement with Celessence Technologies to use the latter’s Celessence Micro-encapsulation on Springs’ Febreze Sleep Serenity bedding collection. The Febreze collection, consisting of bed pillow, mattress pads and pillow protectors, launched earlier this year, stemming from a license agreement between Springs and Febreze parent Procter & Gamble. Celessence Micro-encapsulationMore »