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Volume 153 No. 2 March/Aprilissue cover photo

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CLICK HERE to explore the flip-page edition. Farmhouse style gets a modern twist with the Farmwood Bedroom Collection from American Woodcrafters, solid Mahogany in a rustic whiskey barrel finish. Details include timber-frame raised panels and brushed gunmetal-colored hardware. For more information about American Woodcrafters see page 19 or visit www.american-woodcrafters.com.

This Month's Issue

Time to Refocus on GMROI

Time to Refocus on GMROI Now is the time for furniture retailers to get back to monitoring and improving GMROI, a master measure of retail productivity, in an organization wide way.

Digital Turned Upside Down

Digital Turned Upside Down It’s a perfect storm for digital marketers that threatens substantial legal exposure, increased compliance costs and reduced clarity in linking digital spending to adeffectiveness measures.

Store Refresh On a Budget

Store Refresh On a Budget Here are the first 6 of 16 low-cost, effective ways to spruce up your store if you are not yet ready to do a major showroom renovation.

Making The Invisible, Visible

Making The Invisible, Visible Designer, retailer, furniture industry consultant and manufacturer Dixon Bartlett shares his views on ways to improve retail merchandising and buying.

Warehouse Operations Tools & Tips

Warehouse Operations Tools & Tips Many retailers need to focus more on managing their warehouse cube. That requires identifying and updating poor performing systems. Many cost-saving fixes are low-cost or no-cost.

Next Level Training: Focus Your Ongoing Training On This!

Next Level Training: Focus Your Ongoing Training On This! When an RSA suggests adding a mattress to a bedroom set purchase, the sale may start to get complicated and possibly start to go really wrong.

HFA Reports: Hiring

HFA Reports: Hiring HFA-Member retailers explain how to modernize strategies to hire faster, better and reduce turnover.

Editor’s Corner

Editor’s Corner Time Capsule: History will be made at the spring High Point market.