Eco-entrepreneur and educator, Marci Zaroff, shares insights into the state of organic textiles today in “Industry Views” on the right. She is also a fountain of knowledge when it comes to concrete ways in which the eco-friendly movement overall is strengthening in the world of textiles.
Bunakara, a line of home furnishings and textiles that blends the simple with the luxurious, opened a 600-square-foot temporary showroom for its debut at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market in June 2017 to support the company’s sales growth in the South Central U.S.
Fabricut opened a permanent showroom in High Point on the newly constructed fourth floor of the Market Square Textile Tower during the ITA Showtime Market in June 2017. The new corporate space complements Fabricut’s expanding market focus to sell directly to furniture manufacturers, and national and retail fabric accounts.
Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, one of the largest sourcing events in North America to solely focus on fabrics and finished soft goods for all home applications, takes place July 17 to 19, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. It is co-located alongside Texworld USA, ApparelSourcing USA and Avanprint USA.
In addition to meeting with suppliers and viewing products on the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo show floor, visitors to that event have access to educational opportunities through the Texworld USA Seminar Series (organized by Lenzing Innovations/Lenzing Fibers) and the new Texworld USA Floor Sessions programming.