U.S. fabric brands skip European shows

Sloan, Carole
September 2008
Furniture/Today;9/15/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses the fall of American decorative fabrics companies participating in offshore exhibitions like "Decosit" in Brussels, Belgium, and Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Germany. The American companies states that they are just creating their fabrics in the same place just like others to avoid the stiff competition in Europe. Another problem of the companies in showing their wares in public concerns on the intellectual property rights which secures their products.


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