Home Textiles Update is an executive briefing, supplied in electronic format. Each month, we include details of the latest developments and business news in the home textiles sector.
Every issue focuses on product developments and innovations in the home textiles sector. In addition, we provide a business update each month -- so that you remain aware of the key players and their activities, and so that you can plan your company's strategy with confidence.
What's in it? "Home Textiles Update" includes information on carpets, bedding products, towelling products, table linen, curtains and upholstery fabrics. The publication also includes developments in the important contract business.
Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, "Home Textiles Update" is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising. Recent issues contain details of acquisitions within the sector, events, financial results, markets, new fibres and fabrics for home textiles, and trend forecasts.
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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS in:
PurThread Technologies and Cotton Incorporated have collaborated in the development of antimicrobial cotton blend fabrics
Grund America has developed a collection of bathroom rugs and towels which are made from organic cotton
Tata Elxsi and Welspun have collaborated in the development of interactive home textile products for children
PBteen and ivivva have collaborated in the development of a home décor collection
Bedgear has developed two new mattresses
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
Textile floor coverings manufacturer Balta has acquired Bentley Mills
Textile Exchange and NSF International will collaborate to merge the Responsible Down Standard and the Global Traceable Down Standard
JC Penney: total sales in 2016/17 were down by 0.6%
The TJX Companies: net sales in 2016/17 were up by 7%
JC Penney has launched a new service called JC Penney Home Services