Rockland Industries Recapitalizes, Closes South Carolina PlantMIAMI BEACH, Fla. —Rockland Industries based in Baltimore, Maryland is closing its sole manufacturing plant in Bamberg, South Carolina. Rockland Industries suddenly closed its plant in South Carolina. All 133 employees there will be terminated… Read more.
February 26, 2020
Salon del Mobile 2020 Changes to June
No Update Yet on Proposte 2020MILAN—Salon del Mobile has changed its fair dates to June 16-21 at Rho Fiera Milano, according to the organizers, due to the coronavirus. The previous dates were April 21-26. The change in dates is in response to the problems with the spread… Read more.
February 25, 2020
Norbar Launches Virtual-Web Sample-Book Program; GM Says: Initial Results Are ExcellentBOCA RATON, Fla. -- Norbar, a medium-sized, 75-year-old fabric wholesaler with 28 employees, is leading the charge to offer virtual samples on the web as a way to save time and money. “The response has been incredible,” says Frank Tucci,… Read more.
February 20, 2020
Robert Allen Duralee Group Closes Showrooms in Six Major CitiesThe Robert Allen Duralee Group (RADG) will close its showrooms by the end of March 2020 in the following cities, according to a released statement: Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, High Point, North Carolina, and San Francisco. Once… Read more.
February 20, 2020
Dicitex Furnishings Streamlines Administrative And Manufacturing; $91 Million Annual Sales and 5% Growth
“Value-Added” Products, Such as FR Velvets And Lurex Cotton Furnishings, Sold to U.S. Hotel ChainsBy Vishnawath S. MUMBAI--Dicitex Furnishings Pvt. Ltd. is consolidating various manufacturing and administrative operations to streamline the company, according to Nimish Aroraa, managing director. Brothers Nimish and Rajjnish Aroraa see… Read more.
February 19, 2020
Retailer KWANTUM Sells 25% of Window Treatments in The Netherlands, Officials SayFRANKFURT--KWANTUM, part of Homefashion Group NV in Tilburg, The Netherlands, sells one out of four window treatments in Holland each year, officials say. Homefashion Group is the owner of the brands Kwantum Netherlands, Kwantum Belgium,… Read more.
February 18, 2020
D'Decor Exports, World's Largest Mill, Shows for First Time Inside Villa Erba at Proposte 2020
Proposte 2020 Happens April 27-29MUMBAI—D’Decor Exports, the largest home fabrics and upholstery mill in the world, will be showing inside Villa Erba in Como for Proposte 2020 (April 27-29). This is the first time D’Decor has this prime location, which has always been… Read more.
February 13, 2020
Design a Bord Ends at Paris Deco Off, While Private Viewings Succeed
More Americans Seen During Paris Deco Off 2020PARIS – Veteran textile designer Eugène van Veldhoven rented an upscale apartment for clients during Paris Deco Off because, after seven years, the textile-design boat-show, Design a Bord, has been discontinued. Eugene van Veldhoven rented… Read more.