Coronavirus Hits 150 Italians in Lombardy, But Impact on Proposte 2020 Not Yet KnownMIAMI BEACH, Fla. —More than 150 cases of coronavirus or covid19 has been discovered in the Lombardy region of Italy, especially in and around Milan, including one case in Como, with a little more than two months to go before the opening of… Read more.
February 24, 2020
Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak Affects Upholstery and Decorative Fabric Supply Chain, Along With Sales
Hit to Global Economy Worse Than SARSMIAMI BEACH, Fla. --Major airlines and auto manufacturers have suspended activities in China due to the rapid growth of the coronavirus in that country. The epidemic could also interrupt supply lines for other industries, including the fabric… Read more.
February 7, 2020
Stout’s Fourth Generation-Family Ownership Scores Dramatic Growth Through Additional Contemporary High-End Fabrics, Hardware, and Wallcovering Lines
Annual Growth of 7%-10%COLMAR, Penn.—Stout is expanding its product line and price points with a more diverse offering of high-end fabrics and wallcoverings, according to John Greenawalt, fourth-generation owner and current vice president, operations, of the residential… Read more.
February 6, 2020
Bru Textiles Ups its Digital Game With “Digital Textures”
Bru Visualization Suite Offers 100% Computer-Coded Fabric: Lower Cost and Faster Speed Than Traditional PhotographyKONTICH, Belgium -- Bru Textiles Belgium, one of the world’s largest furnishing fabric converters and distributors, launches the Bru Visualization Suite (BVS). It shows photo-realistic-digital fabrics. “With the ultimate goal to sell more… Read more.
January 21, 2020
Wallcovering Changes: Arthouse CEO Paul Mullan Sees Distribution Channels Shift And Sales Up 15%FRANKFURT—Wallcovering distribution is changing from do-it-yourself to lifestyle-discount-department stores (B&M, The Range, Dunelin and Wickes) as well as online retailers: Wayfair, Amazon, and Ebay. This is the opinion of Paul Mullan, CEO… Read more.
January 17, 2020
Tana Bana Offers Heimtextil Extras: 2020 Trend Report and New Printing Technique
Heimtextil Held Jan. 7-10MORRISTOWN, N.J. -- Tana Bana, the design company for residential, wallcoverings, and other markets will offer Heimtextil prospects its 2020 trend report and introduce a new printing technique for woven jacquards. “As customers’ taste-level… Read more.