Window Furnishings Australia

SOMFY EXPERT RETAIL NETWORK TURNS 20!

Somfy’s Expert Retail Network is recognised throughout the industry as one of the leading partnership programs. From humble beginnings in 2001 as the Somfy Automation Specialist network, the Somfy Expert Network now has almost 250 members covering all internal and external window coverings segments. READ MORE

MOTORING ALONG – WFH DRIVES SALES

In 2020 COVID-19 forced over half the workforce to utilise their homes as offices, schools, entertainment areas and more, resulting in more money available to be spent on DIY home improvement as many other product and service industries closed down. A number of new products were also launched over this period, we look at these and the impact of the wireless revolution. READ MORE

DRAPERY MARKET PARES BACK

Trends in the domestic drapery market are going minimal again with people seeking softer, natural colours for their window treatments and tend to reserve bold colour and statement prints for upholstery and soft accessories – pieces that can be readily swapped out or updated as trends change. READ MORE

DIGITAL MARKETING MASTERCLASS

With millions of businesses out there vying for the same attention, online marketing is essential to promote your products or services. It is increasingly playing a major role in the growth and success of many businesses, it’s easy to set up and manage and cost-effective. And with people increasingly reliant on the internet for everything, it makes sense to connect and communicate with them where they are most active. WFA spoke to two industry experts in the digital marketing space to find out more. READ MORE

SUMMER AT HOME BOOSTS OUTDOOR BLINDS

A revival of interest in home improvement and indoor outdoor living is reflected in the latest sales trends and developments in external systems, automation and fabrics. READ MORE

CLEVER FURNISHINGS OFFER DECORATORS STYLISH OPTIONS

Interior decorators are getting new options and easy wins with a number of products offering not just performance, but also style. READ MORE

Dollar Curtains and Blinds celebrates over 50... Australian owned and family operated, Dollar Curtains + Blinds says it is a passionate supporter of... READ MORE
Coulisse launches motor range with Apple Home... Coulisse has used the R+T Digital 2021 trade fair to launch a range of motors with... READ MORE
Screen Welding Machinery - The next generatio... The new Smart Welder from CNC Design Solution has now solved the issues of producing quality... READ MORE

WORDS FROM THE EDITOR Apr 2021

This issue should have been filed from  R+T Stuttgart, where the 2021 edition of the show would have just drawn to a close. Instead it has been postponed to 2022... READ MORE

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