LDB Interior Textiles July 2018


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Atlanta Market Preview

Product offerings on display during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, July 10 to 16, 2018 at AmericasMart ... read more

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Rug Gallery

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

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Las Vegas Preview

Fresh resources on display at the Las Vegas Market in the World Market Center from July 29 to Aug. 2, 2018

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Home Textiles Sourcing Expo

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

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Autumn IHGF Delhi Fair

Details on the mega-sized sourcing event that runs Oct. 14 to 18, 2018 at the India Expo Centre in New Delhi NCR, India


Editor's View

Are You Listening?

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.

Industry Views

Issues Critical In Selling In-Store Luxury Goods

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

OBEETEE and Abraham & Thakore Collaborate On Proud To Be Indian Rugs, Second Edition

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.

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SURTEX® In 2019 Co-Locates With NY NOW®

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.