Proposte 2020 Changes Dates: Sept. 23-25CERNOBBIO, Italy – Proposte 2020, the furnishing fabrics and curtain event, is now Sept. 23-25. Originally set for April, organizers say they changed dates due to the coronavirus disrupting trade fairs worldwide, such as Salon del Mobile… Read more.
March 5, 2020
Proposte 2020 Changes Dates From April to September, a Reliable Source Confirms for F&FICERNOBBIO, Italy -- F&FI has learned that the Proposte 2020 dates have been changed to Sept. 23-25. The dates were April 27-29. The new dates are not yet confirmed by Proposte organizers and F&FI is waiting official confirmation. A source… Read more.
March 4, 2020
Rockland Industries President Mark Berman Explains Financial DifficultiesBALTIMORE --Rockland Industries President Mark Berman explains in a letter its financial difficulties and how it is seeking investors. Although he does not specifically address its South Carolina factory, Berman wrote: "While there have in… Read more.
March 2, 2020
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.