AT HEIMTEXTIL: Thomases Sees Fabric Prices ModeratingFRANKFURT—In the face of a potential worldwide recession, “I see fabric prices coming down,” says Jeff Thomases, Chairman of Swavelle Mill Creek, a large American converter, mill owner and distributor. F&FI queried Thomases about skyrocketing… Read more.
June 22, 2022
Marzotto Lab Launches Marzotto InteriorsVALDAGNO, IT—Marzotto Lab, a division of Marzotto Group has merged the Prosetex and Redaelli Velluti brands under the new brand of Marzotto Interiors according to Luca Vignaga, CEO, Marzotto Lab. Marzotto Interiors now offers a wide interior… Read more.
June 20, 2022
Panaz Holdings Buys Chase Erwin; Stonnell Named CEOLANCASHIRE, UK--Panaz Holdings has acquired Chase Erwin, a residential fabric editeur based in London. The purchase price was not disclosed. Lauren Stonnell has been named CEO of Chase Erwin. She was previously General manager of Chase Erwin… Read more.
June 10, 2022
SCENE AT CRUISE SHIP INTERIORS EXPO, MIAMI BEACHJames Lewis, account manager for Sunbury Design, a 75-year-old business owned by Lewis & Co. in London, with Gunnar Bratland, global sales manager, maritime, of Ekornes, Ikornnes, Norway. The cruise industry is slowly awakening from the sleep… Read more.
June 9, 2022
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Baydar: Vanelli Appoints US Sales Reps, Adds ERP, Unifies Ops, Maintains SalesBURSA, Turkey—“There are major changes here at Vanelli, “ says Mevlut Baydar, Chief Sales Officer. “For the first time in our history, we have appointed independent sales representatives in the USA: Randy Schmitt on the West Coast; Steve… Read more.
May 31, 2022
Letter From Proposte in Como and Hometex, Istanbul
By Antonis StamatoulakisIt was so nice to see you again during our industry’s show in the incomparable beauty and elegance of Cernobbio and Como. Was it a commercially successful event? Against all odds and a challenging world, against the dramatic geopolitical… Read more.