Blog: Textiles Market Up and Running

The New York Home Fashions Market got under way yesterday, with a variety of new products and programs on display for retailer attendees.

Carpenter is putting the emphasis on ergonomics with several new mattress toppers. Typical of this theme is the ThermaZone line, which encompasses seven toppers made with Active Air technology, which increases air flow and thus creates a cooler sleeping surface ..., a company founded in 2009 and based on the designs of founder and owner Monika Murray, has added window treatments to its established lineup of shower curtains, printed duvets and table linens. It is launching 24 separate window panels, priced to retail between $39.99 and $59.99 for a panel pair ... Sleep Innovations has enhanced its memory-foam lineup with the Reaction Series of mattresses and bed pillows. It is made with a new memory foam with more bounce to it than previous versions of memory foam ... Croscill/Ex-Cell/Glenoit plans to relaunch the Ex-Cell brand of bath ensembles this coming October. The brand will feature designs that put a greater focus on consumers 35 years of age and younger ... Pendleton is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding with the Thos. Kay line, named after the company's founder. The collection includes blankets, throws, gift candles and camp stools.--David Gill