Home Textiles Update is an executive briefing, supplied in digital format. Each month, we report on the latest news from the international home textiles and contract market.
What's in it? Home Textiles Update contains independent research, insight and analysis on product innovations and business developments from the international home textiles and contract market. Topics regularly featured include:
acquisitions, divestments and mergers
artificial leather materials
colour and design trends
corporate social responsibility (CSR)
joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution
treatments and finishes
It also contains news from brands, companies, and other organisations, such as: Altun Tekstil, Archroma, Ascend Performance Materials, Aquafil, bluesign technologies, Eastman, Ethan Allen, Euratex (the European Apparel and Textile Confederation), HeiQ, Higg, Hologenix, Huntsman Textile Effects, Lenzing, Microban International, Pantone, Precision Textiles, Renewcell, Sanderson Design Group, Standard Fiber, Tarkett, Teijin Frontier, The TJX Companies, Tempur Sealy, Welspun India, and ZDHC Foundation.
Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, Home Textiles Update is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS
Cotton Incorporated has developed a treated cotton fabric called RESTech Cotton which is designed to be used in the manufacture of bed sheets
Devan Chemicals has expanded its range of microencapsulated active ingredients for application to fabrics
Messe Frankfurt has announced the Heimtextil design theme and trends for 2024/25
Spinnova has announced plans to review its existing corporate strategy in order to generate positive cash flows
The TJX Companies: net sales in the second quarter of 2023/24 were up by 8%
Williams-Sonoma: net sales in the second quarter of 2023/24 were down by 12.9
MycoWorks plans to open its first commercial-scale plant for producing Reishi bio-based artificial leather material