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Home Textiles Update
Issue 116: August 2021

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Product Overview   

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.

Table of Contents
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS in:
  • Malouf Home has developed new products for its Weekender range of bedding
  • Kvadrat has developed an upholstery fabric called Sisu in collaboration with the Vietnamese artist Danh Vo
  • Lenzing Group (Lenzing) and Orange Fiber have developed a fibre called Tencel Limited Edition which is made using orange and wood pulp

 
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
  • Pulcra Chemicals has acquired Devan Chemicals (Devan)
  • Tempur Sealy International (Tempur Sealy) has acquired the UK bedroom furniture and mattress manufacturer and retailer Dreams
  • Lenzing: net sales in the first half of 2021 were up by 27.5%
  • The TJX Companies: net sales in the second quarter of 2021/22 were up by 81.1%
  • Welspun India: revenues in the first quarter of 2021/22 were up by 83.2%
  • US imports of made-up textiles in the first half of 2021 were up in value and in volume