The International Textile Market Assn., organizer of this week’s Showtime fabric fair, has changed its name to the International Textile Alliance and renamed its bi-annual event the ITA Showtime Market.
Contemporary furniture and lighting resource Zuo Modern is moving to new, larger showrooms at the Dallas and Las Vegas markets in January, and is returning to the Tupelo Furniture Market, which recently shifted its winter market dates to Jan. 5-8.
Canadian textiles manufacturer Fine Cotton Factory has completed the coveted Global Organic Textile Standard certification process, which entitles the company to offer GOTS certified fabrics.
AcceptanceNow, a Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII) unit that places rent-to-own kiosks within third-party retail outlets, has become a preferred vendor of Furniture Marketing Group, a buying group whose members represent more than 900 storefronts and have nearly $4 billion in annual sales.
West Coast bedding producer Pleasant Mattress has devised an upscale solution to protect its Maxx mattress line through the entire delivery cycle -- a heavy-duty, non-woven branded bag that is reminiscent of bags used by high-end shoe or purse suppliers.
Sleep Number, the airbed sleep system made by Select Comfort (NYSE: SCSS), ranked highest in customer satisfaction for the second consecutive year in the J.D. Power Mattress Satisfaction Report released this week by the well-known research firm.
Market leader Natuzzi Italia, (NTZ) is back in Miami for Design Week, with architect and designer Fabio Novembre, to unveil a custom-made project focused on the Re-vive armchair and an Intro Installation designed by Novembre himself.