Mohawk Jumps Into Bed Sets
By Cecile B. Corral -- Home Textiles Today, 10/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
New York —
New York Mohawk Home is well-versed in area and accent rugs, decorative pillows and throws. But this market the company looked to expand its bedding knowledge via the addition of a new category offering — four-piece comforter and three-piece duvet sets.
Mohawk has long offered matelasse and other top-of-bed goods. But the addition of comforter and duvet sets represents “a big extension for us,” said Bart Hill, general manager, textiles division. “We're keying in on specific customers.”
The duvet cover sets include one duvet and two shams; the comforter sets include one comforter, two shams and a bed skirt.
They come in five styles that can be interpreted on either duvet covers or comforters. These styles are: Wave Circles, Fusion Silhouette, Spider Mum, Garden Damask and Barnaby. All tie back to Mohawk's six lifestyle design themes.
Hill added that the company has boosted its decorative pillow and throw offerings with more looks, added embellishments and treatments and heavier weights to offer more coordinate accessories to the new bedding sets.
Retail price points are set at $99 to $129 for the duvet sets and $199 to $449 for the comforter sets.
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