New orders in January were up 27% over January 2020, according to report by Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm. This marked the 8th straight month that orders were higher than the previous year.
The International Textile Alliance (ITA) Board of Directors have elected Elise Gabrielson, marketing director of Crypton Home Fabric, and Andy Pacuk, sales executive with Ultrafabrics as the newest members.
Online boxed bed retailer GhostBed has announced it is preparing to introduce a five-model mattress program targeted specifically at brick-and-mortar retailers at the upcoming Las Vegas Market. It will be GhostBed’s first wholesale line since the brand was launched by parent company Nature’s Sleep in 2015.
The offices of Home Furnishings Business and its parent company, Impact Consulting Services, will be closed tomorrow in observance of the Good Friday holiday.
AmericasMart Atlanta, a leading wholesale marketplace that spans the décor and design spectrum, has announced its plans to welcome designers and retailers for three in-person buying events this spring: Market Wednesdays on April 7 and June 2 and the Spring Cash & Carry market, May 4-6, 2021.
CB2, part of Crate and Barrel Holdings, has secured exclusive rights to produce the timeless designs of American Modern Designer Paul McCobb.
The Interior Design Society (IDS) has opened registration for its 2021 National Conference. The conference will be held virtually this year, with a strong speaker lineup that rivals all past events. The dates of the multi- day conference are May 5-7, 2021.