Appropriate for introductory courses in Fashion Sales Promotion at both two and four year schools. In this Second Edition, Phillips – demystifies the field of fashion sales promotion, introduces readers to each piece of the promotions puzzle, and demonstrates how these pieces fit together-all toward the ultimate goal of giving readers the ability to apply…


The easy way to control your home appliances Do you want to control common household appliances and amenities from your smartphone or tablet, wherever you happen to be? “Home Automation For Dummies” guides you through installing and setting up app-controlled devices in your home, such as heating and air conditioning, lighting, multimedia systems, game consoles,…


Taking the fear out of chainsaws by emphasising safe handling practices, this resource aims to put raw power in the hands of its readers. With step-by-step colour photographs throughout, 12 of the most common household chainsaw operations – such as cutting firewood, taking down small trees, trimming branches, grooming hedges, and making lumber – are…


Though companies such as Ikea sell affordable, well-designed furniture that the home woodworker cannot necessarily make more cheaply, for many men – and women – the drive to be practical and use one’s hands remains, often unfulfilled. Increasingly people are turning to woodworking as a hobby or form of therapy, with the bonus being that…


Authentic, robust, practical, and refreshing, natural decorating is not so much a style as a way of life, a preference for relaxed simplicity after the overdesigned interiors of the eighties. Natural decorating takes the long-term view–incorporating materials that age well and improve with the years, furnishings that bring comfort, simplicity, and practicality to the forefront….