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The Modern Appeal Of Asian Tapestries

The Modern Appeal Of Asian Tapestries Modern home d?cor enthusiasts are often looking for new and unusual items to add a unique touch to their home accents. Whilst those in the know have often turned to textiles and wall hangings to add that distinct touch very few are aware of one of textile arts? hidden gems: Asian tapestry art.

Asian tapestries enjoyed a brief flurry of interest in Europe from the 17th century onwards, for about 150 years. Reflecting the growing confidence of European nations and their ambitions to conquer the world, these tapestries advertised the exploits of adventurous seafaring nations and helped publicize their travels, successes and conquests.

Known originally as Orientale tapestries they first came to prominence in the 17th century. They represented exotic for off lands like China, often concentrating on unusual items such as fruits and animals not found in Europe. They were designed to provoke audiences and challenge polite Europeans ideas about the world they lived in.

Origins

Their development as an art form can be traced back to the first accounts of Eastern countries from Jesuit missionaries in the 17th century. This sparked an interest in the exotic and unusual cultures of the East …

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Asian Convenience Store Market Showing Splendid Growth Patterns

Asian Convenience Store Market Showing Splendid Growth Patterns According to a new research report by RNCOS, the convenience store market in the Asian region has experienced structural changes in terms of new retail formats with traditional grocery stores getting wiped and new Western-style hypermarkets, and personal care stores receiving significant attention from consumers. The makeover of Asian retail sector from conventional shopping pattern to a new format of convenient and easy shopping is enabled by consumers’ lifestyle heading towards modernity and large participation from market players.

Research Analysis and Highlights

The report, “Asian Convenience Store Market Forecast to 2012”, by RNCOS spread over 100 pages provides an in-depth research and rational analysis of the Asian c-store industry. Our team of analysts has presented all the necessary information prudently on the basis of reliable data. The report also facilitates comprehension of current trends prevailing in the industry and their impact on future growth. A brief overview of consumer behavior in these countries has also been presented. Future growth areas evaluated in the research report will facilitate our intending clients to align their business strategies as per the changing market dynamics in the region.

This report also discusses about the key driving …