New area rugs debuting during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market at AmericasMart, July 11 to 15, and/or the Las Vegas Market at the World Market Center, July 29 to Aug. 2, 2018
Fresh resources on display at the Las Vegas Market in the World Market Center from July 29 to Aug. 2, 2018
Details on this home textiles trade event co-located with Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA at New York’s Javits Convention Center from July 23 to 25, 2018
Details on the mega-sized sourcing event that runs Oct. 14 to 18, 2018 at the India Expo Centre in New Delhi NCR, India
In 2017, the PBS tv channel aired a reality series called “Victorian Slum House,” in which a group of current-day British citizens role-played characters from the poorest class levels as they would have lived in Victorian London, from the clothing they wore and rooms they lived in, to their occupations, food they prepared and dealings with merchants and employers.
New-York based Luxury Institute (646-792-2669, luxuryinstitute.com) interviewed top-performing, in-store sales associates across top-tier luxury brands. Milton Pedraza, ceo, Luxury Institute, cites seven areas for store improvement gleaned from the study. Below is a summary of his findings.
In The Industry
On May 31, 2018, OBEETEE, India’s largest luxury carpet maker, launched the second edition of the Proud To Be Indian series with Abraham & Thakore, one of India’s most successful fashion and design houses. Available exclusively at abc carpet & home, the new handcrafted rug collection fuses traditional techniques with a bold, contemporary color palette and edgy artistry.
In The Industry
On June 13, 2018, Emerald Expositions, show organizers of SURTEX®, announced that the 2019 event will change its date pattern to Feb. 3 to 5, 2019, to co-locate with NY NOW® and the National Stationery Show® at the Javits Center in New York, NY.