Doug Garfinkle Named Donghia Creative DirectorBETHPAGE, NY—One of the most important developments at Kravet last year was its acquisition of the Donghia brand according to Cary Kravet, CEO. “This renowned luxury furnishings brand is synonymous with expert craftsmanship, unparalleled… Read more.
January 20, 2021
Letter from Germain and Gerda DesmetUp to now all of our entire family are free of Covid 19, and everyone is in good shape. It is really nice to learn about former customers and friends. I still dream often about textiles and must admit I have nostalgia. The textile branch in… Read more.
January 13, 2021
Kvadrat Names N.A. Sales TeamEBELTOFT, DENMARK - Kvadrat had worldwide sales of $280 million in 2019 and expects to significantly increase sales in North America now that the company is going direct in the USA. A company spokesman says Kvadrat is virtually integrated and… Read more.
January 12, 2021
Anthony J. Riggio, Former Contract Sales Director, DiesNEW YORK—Anthony “Tony” Riggio, the former contract sales director at Richloom Fabrics Group, died on Dec. 2. He was 76. Prior to Richloom, he worked for Swavelle Fabrics. Burial services will be held at St. Raphael Community Church… Read more.
December 5, 2020
Dr. Gail Feinberg Goldman Succumbs to Cancer, 69MIAMI BEACH—Gail F. Goldman, wife of the founder of Fabrics & Furnishings International, Eric Schneider, passed away on Oct. 17, after a long battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 3, 1951. She was a frequent trade show visitor with her husband… Read more.
October 19, 2020
Veteran Agent Richard Gladstein Dies
Recently represented Pasari of India and Neutex of GermanyFAIRLAWN, N.J.—Well-known international-sales agent Richard Gladstein died Sept. 25. He was in his 70s. He recently represented Pasari of India and Neutex of Germany, but there were many other lines in his bag over the nearly 50 years he… Read more.