George Leaves Valdese for Leslie Jee TextilesCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Scott George has been named the vice president of sales for Leslie Jee Textiles, a small converter and importer founded in 2009, and based in Huntington Beach, Calif. George, based in Charlotte, reports to founder Leslie… Read more.
December 7, 2018
Dallas Chapman Accepts VP Role at Kravet ContractNEW YORK -- Dallas Chapman will become the new senior vice president of Kravet Contract, overseeing all contract sales and corporate operations. Recently, Chapman served as vice president of North American sales for Oriental Weavers Hospitality. Chapman… Read more.
November 29, 2018
Spotlight on Two Innovative Women Leading in Textiles: Susan Lyons, Designtex President, and Randy Rubin, Crypton Co-founder
Both Collaborate on the 5x5 Collection, Representing the Latest Textile Technology as well as the Duo's Business TiesBy RAY PARKER Susan Lyons and Randy Rubin started at different career paths, but the women have converged today as veteran leaders in the textile industry. For the past six years, Lyons has led one of the largest American contract-textile companies… Read more.
November 27, 2018
Mark Rickers Retires From Stout Brothers After 45 years
Jobber Industry Changing Due to EcommerceBy RAY PARKER COLMAR, Pa. – Partner and Buyer Mark Rickers has spent the last 45 years working at Stout Brothers, and in less than two weeks, he will retire. Rickers keeps active, and says he is blessed with good health, so will continue… Read more.