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Cover: Featured on this month’s cover is the Kyoto Design from the Travers Collection from Jaipur Rugs. These socially responsible rugs feature spirited designs hand-tufted in 100% wool that explore motifs from the vibrantly diverse cultures of the world. For More information on collections from Jaipur Rugs, see page 49 in this issue, or visit www.jaipurrugs.com

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Dear Furniture World Magazine Subscriber,

The JULY/AUGUST Digital Edition of Furniture World Magazine is now available to read on your computer or mobile device including iPad.

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You will discover the secrets of how to deal with difficult customers and get valuable information on how to position your website for improved visibility. Read the results of a recent consumer bedding study, and  get sales tips from bedding experts about how to  present bedding materials/construction to your customers.

It's all vital information of interest to sales managers, sales associates, service professionals, retail operations managers and top management.

If you also subscribe to the print edition of Furniture World, it is in the mail and should reach you in just a few days. Or, you can pick up a copy at any of the summer furniture shows.

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Russell Bienenstock

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In This issue...

The Lost Secrets Of Scientific Selling - Part 2
We will examine the lost art of mastering our relationships with difficult customers, learning how to develop productive and mutually beneficial relationships with the toughest and most elusive personality types.

The Merits of "Show & Tell"
Sales personnel who fail to explain industry terminology and the unique features that benefit the potential buyer frequently fall back on price and discounts to close the sale.

From Trash To Treasure
Habitat ReStore and Louisville area furniture stores Haverty’s and Ashley Furniture Homestores create a win-win-win for the retailers, customers and the community by encouraging furniture donations and pick up.

Best Selling Design
Editors’ picks of best selling furniture and accessory designs.

Bedding Anatomy 101
The past seven installments in this series on selling better bedding presented tools and techniques the best retail furniture stores use to price, promote and present mattresses, pillows, mattress protectors and foundations. This time, we start an exploration of mattress components and construction with when, why and how to bring up components and construction.

Building Your Dream Team - Part 1
This is the first in a series of articles you can use to build a Dream Team from the ground up. This time you will get an overview of the three skills your team has to master to excel at home furnishings sales.

Get Noticed Online
In a cluttered online world, attending to the basics of good website design and marketing can make a huge difference to your furniture business. Covered are practical tips and techniques.

Retail Success Stories - Part 14
Design oriented Insideout Homestore, has fun while expanding its business with a new store theme, social networking initiatives and selling condo packages.

See these and 1,000 other articles on furniture retailing archived in html on the information rich retail resource www.furninfo.com website.

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