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Las Vegas Market to Kickoff City-Wide Sourcing Week

It is the first of five trade shows – including Design & Construction Week’s (DCW) NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) and The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS); The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES, StonExpo, and TileExpo; and The National Hardware Show (NHS).

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Volume 153 No. 1 January/February	issue cover photo

Cover Photo:
CLICK HERE to explore the flip-page edition. From Norwalk Furniture “Susie” has a bit more shape than a Parsons chair, and sports an elegantly upholstered cover with a buttoned dressmaker skirt. These chairs are right at home around a formal or casual dining table. For more information about Norwalk Furniture see pages pages 20-21 in this issue or visit www.norwalk.com.

This Month's Issue

Retail Guest Productivity Metrics

Retail Guest Productivity Metrics To compensate for the impact of declining traffic, retailers should consider using guest productivity metrics.

A Surprising Design Forecast from FS

A Surprising Design Forecast from FS Stay tuned for changes in home furnishing design aesthetics, customer moods and purchasing preferences that will roll out in 2023-24.

Prepare to be Impressed

Prepare to be Impressed The debut of the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation’s new High Point building in April signals a new focus on how consumers, job seekers and those of us who sell home furnishings see our industry.

Predictions & Insights: What’s in Store For 2023?

Predictions & Insights: What’s in Store For 2023? Tom Liddell talks about credit lines, inventory reduction, bank covenants, manufacturer discounts, inflation, new competition worries and much more.

Retail Real Estate Options for 2023

Retail Real Estate Options for 2023 As the cost of buying, owning and operating stores increases in 2023 there are still opportunities for retailers to create wealth.

Next Level Training: Closing Training You’ve Missed!

Next Level Training: Closing Training You’ve Missed!
The secret of the most effective retail sales closers is that they don’t treat closing as a separate step in the sales process.

HFA Reports: Employee Engagement

HFA Reports: Employee Engagement
HFA members El Dorado Furniture and Badcock &more weigh in on strategies to keep top performers engaged and happy. ​

Government Advocacy

Government Advocacy HFA’s government advocacy programs: looking forward to 2023.

Editor’s Corner

Editor’s Corner The Earworm Opportunity