Five for the Fire Pit: The news you need to know this week

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Las Vegas Market unveils lineup of events for summer market: Las Vegas Market has announced its lineup of programming for 2019 summer Las Vegas Market. The array of events will run July 28-Aug. 1 and offer buyers, designers and retailers opportunities to connect with peers, become educated on the latest industry trends and earn CEU credit

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NCTO voices concern over planned tariffs on Mexican goods: Kim Glas, president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), issued a statement last Friday following the Trump administration’s decision “to impose penalty duties on Mexico as an attempt to address the growing immigration dispute on the U.S. southern border,” according to a release. According to Glas, the tariffs could negatively impact the textile industry and even “give a significant competitive advantage to China.”

10 hacks to becoming Instagram savvy
10 hacks that will help you become Instagram savvy: Do you have an Instagram account for your business, but are just not sure how to use it to your advantage? Or are you looking to dive in and start an account? Here are 10 tips to make Instagram work harder for your business.

Tropitone debuts three modern collections: Tropitone Furniture Company, Inc. recently debuted three commercial-grade outdoor furniture collections: Prime, Trelon and Fit. The Prime and Trelon groups are the work of designer John Caldwell, who is known for his inspired furniture designs that merge unlikely materials, textures, shapes and colors.

OW Lee introduces new stock fabric collection
OW Lee introduces new stock fabric collection: OW Lee announces the introduction of the Destinations Stock Fabric collection to its lineup. This stock fabric program is available to order immediately and features 37 exclusive Sunbrella Select fabrics.

Adelaide “Addie” Elliott is an associate editor focusing on retail coverage for Furniture Today and Casual Living. Previously, she also served as the web editor for both those brands and Designers Today. Before being promoted in May 2019 to web editor, Adelaide worked as Furniture Today’s editorial intern for a year. Get in touch with her on Twitter at @AElliott_Writes or by email at