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:
Malouf has developed a new pillow called TripleLayer Down Pillow
Advansa has developed new fibrefill products for use in the manufacture of bedding
HBF Textiles has collaborated with Ghislaine Viņas in the development of a new contract upholstery fabric collection called Curious Crowd
Oriental Weavers has developed three new rug collections
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
JCPenney: total net sales in the second quarter of 2018/19 were down by 7.5%
The TJX Companies: net sales in the second quarter of 2018/19 were up by 12%
Welspun India: total revenues in the first quarter of 2018/19 were up by 2%
Huntsman Textile Effects and ICI Pakistan have entered into a strategic collaboration
US imports of cotton bed sheets were down in value and in volume in the first half of 2018
US imports of cotton bedspreads and quilts were up in value and in volume in the first half of 2018
US imports of cotton terry towels and other pile towels were down in value and in volume in the first half of 2018
US imports of man-made fibre floor coverings were up in value and in volume in the first half of 2018