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:
Allied Feather + Down has developed a recycled down called RENU:TRACE which is traceable
Sealy has developed a mattress collection called Sealy FlexGrid which incorporates an innovative pressure-relieving layer
A range of halogen-free flame retardant upholstery fabrics called Glentham has been launched for the UK furniture market by Sichuan EM Technology and FRX Innovations
bluesign technologies, Higg and the ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) Foundation have signed a partnership agreement which aims to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals in the textile industry
Ethan Allen: net sales in the first quarter of 2022/23 were up by 17.7%
Lenzing Group (Lenzing): revenues in the first nine months of 2022 were up by 24.0%
Tempur Sealy: net sales in the third quarter of 2022 were down by 5.5%
The TJX Companies: net sales in the third quarter of 2022/23 were down by 3%
Welspun India: revenues in the second quarter of 2022/23 were down by 14.6%
Teijin Frontier has opened a facility in Thailand for producing polyester fibres and yarns
Weaving company Dickson-Constant has opened its second production plant in France