Textiles

Fisher Named Latex International Operations VP

Kimberly Fisher

SHELTON, Conn.-Latex International has promoted Kimberly Fisher to vice president of operations, a new position for the bedding manufacturer. In her new role, Fisher oversees all day-to-day functions of the company’s human-resources, logistics, purchasing and customer-service divisions. She reports directly to David Fisher, president and CEO. Fisher joined Latex International in 2013 as director ofMore »

NY Now to Offer “Only in New York” Events

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-For this summer’s show, NY Now will provide “Only in New York” events, which will include the show’s “Night on Broadway” and free admission and a discount to the Museum of Arts and Design. This summer, the “Night on Broadway” will offer specially priced tickets to the Aug. 19 performance of “Beautiful—the CaroleMore »

Hong Kong Home Shows to Offer Housewares, Textiles

Hong Kong Fairs Attendance Up 8.5 Percent

HONG KONG-The HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair are slated to run concurrently from April 20-23 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Houseware Fair will feature 16 regional pavilions including ASEAN Select, which will present products from Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, ThailandMore »

Chilewich Revamps Website

Chilewich New Website

NEW YORK–Chilewich has launched its new website at chilewich.com, alongside its spring|summer 2014 collection. The new site reflects the Chilewich brand identity and aesthetic with enhanced features. In collaboration with VSA Partners, Chilewich created a more editorial look and feel, showcasing larger, more vivid images that demonstrate the originality of the products, the company said.More »

NY Now Expects Summer Sellout

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now is anticipating that the summer edition of the show will be sold out, with more than 2,800 returning and new suppliers expected to exhibit at the show, according to GLM, the show’s owner and manager. “There is a high level of enthusiasm for, and interest in,  the summer market, and we’reMore »

High Point Market Opens

High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The spring High Point Market opens today with thousands of product introductions—plus a plethora of networking opportunities—on tap. Among the notable happenings, Trump Home by Dorya is unveiling a new 50-piece furniture collection; Surya is showing its first foray into the bedding category; Highland House is debuting a furniture collection from Barclay Butera;More »

Invista to Unveil New Dacron Brand ID

Invista

KENNESAW, Ga.-Invista will launch a new brand identity and an enhanced website for its Dacron brand of fiberfill at International Pillow Fight Day, which will take place tomorrow at Washington Square Park in New York City. The new identity, which includes the tag “The Dacron Difference,” was developed after a year of consumer research conductedMore »

Surtex Sets Conference Program Lineup

Surtex 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Surtex has announced its schedule of conferences for the May show, with the program titled “Distinct Business Strategies from a Creative Perspective: Intelligence for Manufacturers, Designers and Retailers.” The trade show has slated 12 sessions in three distinct tracks. Track One, “Basics: Monetizing Your Creativity,” will take place on May 18 and willMore »