Elite Leather, Nathan Turner team up on uph. line

Gunin, Joan
March 2008
Furniture/Today;3/24/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 29, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports on the partnership agreement of Elite Leather Co., a manufacturer of custom leather upholstery, and Nathan Turner, a designer and furniture impresario, to produce an upholstery product line. The joint venture was prompted by the success of Turner's first licensing venture called Nathan Turner for Elite Leather collection. According to Gabrielle Galardo, Elite's vice president of marketing, Turner's expertise and design sense will improve the company's product line.


Related Articles

  • The rookie.  // Furniture/Today;11/11/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p9 

    Profiles Gabrielle Galardo, marketing manager for the California-based leather company, Elite Leather Co. Career background; History of the company; Academic achievements; Contributions to the upholstery and leather industry and trade.

  • De Kwiatkowski Pulls Up a Chair. Daswani, Kavita // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/29/2005, Vol. 190 Issue 21, p13 

    Reports on the Lulu DK for Elite, a leather furniture line which is a collaboration between fabric designer Lulu de Kwiatkowski and leather furniture maker Elite Leather. Reason behind the decision of de Kwiatkowski to do leather furniture; Remarks from Gabrielle Galardo, vice president of...

  • The relationship between a firm's level of technological innovativeness and its pattern of... Dutta, Shantanu; Weiss, Allen M. // Management Science;Mar97, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p343 

    In this paper we investigate the relationship between the level of a firm's technological innovativeness and its pattern of partnership agreements (i.e., relative number of partnership agreements of one type versus another). We argue that the protection of tacit technological knowledge from...

  • P&G, Gibò Deal Revives Rochas. Socha, Miles // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/8/2008, Vol. 196 Issue 75, p2 

    The article reports on the global licensing agreement signed by Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) and Gibò Co. SpA to manufacture and distribute Rochas ready-to-wear (rtw) collection. Gibò president Franco Penè said that the license agreement is more of a joint venture with P&G because it will...

  • Smarten up. Shalan, Judy // Cabinet Maker;06/18/99, Issue 5142, p10 

    Features furniture upholstered with a shabby chic look available in the British market as of June 1999. Popularity gained through advertising; Consumer preference for a style of their choice; Factors considered by buyers include fashion and style combined with functionality.

  • Globalization Strategies--Part 2, Your Options.  // Wood & Wood Products;Mar2002, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p29 

    Part II. Provides information on the management of wood product companies in relation to globalization. Alternatives to globalization strategy; Benefits from licensing; Information on joint ventures; Challenges pose by globalization.

  • Foreign editions turn into joint ventures. Chase, Dennis // Advertising Age;10/26/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 44, p50 

    This article reports that the increasingly lucrative practice of creating foreign editions of U.S. publications is turning in the direction of joint ventures and away from licensing agreements, as of October 1992. At an American Magazine Conference panel on International Partnering as Viewed by...

  • DEALS AROUND NEW JERSEY. Ruth, João-Pierre // njbiz;8/23/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p3 

    This section offers news briefs on deals among the businesses in New Jersey as of August 2010, including the joint venture between biotech firm Proteonomix Inc. and a group of investors to establish a stem cell treatment and research facility in the United Arab Emirates, the acquisition of an...

  • `Playboy' invades Eastern Europe. Donaton, Scott // Advertising Age;11/23/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 48, p25 

    The article reports the expansion of Playboy magazine in Eastern Europe. The magazine is shifting the focus of its international expansion from licensing deals to joint ventures. The strategies will come together with the launch of a Polish edition of Playboy that marks Playboy Enterprises'...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics