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HFA Reports: Become the Disruption

Published: 11/21/2021
What should retailers do as the online behemoths wade into brick & mortar in 2022?

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HFA Reports

Published: 9/25/2021
Information of interest to retailers from the Home Furnishings Association.

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Valuable Lesson at the Retail Resource Center

Published: 7/30/2021
Over the HPMKT five days, I learned a lot more about members who stopped by the newly redesigned Resource Center.

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How Independent Furniture Retailers Can Attract Quality Employees and Enhance Retention

Published: 7/30/2021
Independent retailers may not be able to afford to lure potential employees with large signing bonuses and substantial financial and benefits packages.

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HFA Reports: Update on Supply Chain Issues and HFA's Push for Federal Action

Published: 7/30/2021
HFA’s Government Relations Action Team has been working with policy influencers at the national and state levels.

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HFA Reports: Dramatic Changes

Published: 5/9/2021
HFA’s Government Relations Action Team has been working with policy influencers at the national and state levels.

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HFA Reports: I can’t believe it’s you!

Published: 5/9/2021
The product must be good, but just as important are how we make our customers feel welcome.

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HFA Reports: Succession—Miskelly Furniture

Published: 3/20/2021
Miskelly Furniture ensures succession success— and challenges the next generation to create its own path.

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HFA Reports: PPP Tax Implications

Published: 3/20/2021
News about Home Furnishings Association’s retail members plus legislative and other information of interest to Furniture World readers.

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HFA Reports: Looking Forward

Published: 3/20/2021
Ode to HFA's retailer benefits... Texas style

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HFA Reports

Published: 1/23/2021
News about Home Furnishings Association's retail members plus legislative and other information of interest to Furniture World readers.

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Harkness Furniture at 100

Published: 1/23/2021
HFA member Harkness Furniture completes a century of growth and looks forward to a bright future.

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HFA: Looking Forward

Published: 1/23/2021
After what we've seen this year, it's more important than ever to have a support system.

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Mattress Recycling Law Levels the Playing Field

Published: 11/20/2020
California mandatory mattress rule change expands the burden beyond brick and mortar to include online retailers.

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Riley's Experiments With Time

Published: 11/20/2020
Riley's Furniture & Mattress has reduced store hours. Business is booming, customers don't mind and sales associates love the idea.

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HFA Reports: Supply Chain Woes

Published: 11/20/2020
Contemporary Furniture retailer PerLora and Becks Furniture share proactive strategies for managing customer delivery time expectations.

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HFA Updates

Published: 11/20/2020
In this year of change, HFA remains a source for retailers looking to grow

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Hold That Toast!

Published: 9/24/2020
What a lousy year to celebrate HFA's 100th anniversary...or is it?

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In a bleak economy, there is still room for high-end sales.

Published: 9/24/2020
There remains a slice of the workforce that has not felt the recession’s pain—yet.

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Paid Leave Laws Put a Burden On Small Furniture Businesses

Published: 9/24/2020
A new law in Colorado is worrying some Furniture retailers.

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In a Down Economy, These Three Furniture Retailers Are Growing

Published: 8/7/2020
Content about HFA member-retailers contributed by HFA.

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No masks, no entry some retailers say. Others have a different view.

Published: 8/7/2020
Content about HFA member-retailers contributed by HFA.

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HFA Member Sells Furniture, Offers Wisdom On the Side

Published: 8/7/2020
Content about HFA member-retailers contributed by HFA.

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Sales Increase at Brakenridge With Appointment-Only Strategy

Published: 8/5/2020
Content about HFA member-retailers contributed by HFA.

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Coronavirus-Related Furniture Legislation

Published: 6/6/2020
HFA member retailers push Congress for added PPP flexibility and other coronavirus related legislation.

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Sales Boost For Reopening Retailers

Published: 6/6/2020
Coconis Furniture & Mattress and Sheely's furniture find pent-up demand and strong sales as states reopen.

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Retailers Prepare For Supply Chain Disruptions

Published: 6/6/2020
Jerry Epperson says retailers need to plan now for supply chain issues as the economy rebounds.

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HFA Reports

Published: 4/5/2020
Special section from the Home Furnishings Association featuring news on retailing, programs, legislation and more.

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HFA Reports

Published: 1/4/2020
Members optimistic about retail business heading into 2020.

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HFA Reports: HFA Celebrates its 100th Year

Published: 12/10/2019
One hundred years ago, women gained the right to vote, and furniture retailers formed an association.

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HFA Reports: Retail Rules & Regulations

Published: 12/8/2019
A review of national and local legislative and regulatory activity.

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HFA Reports: Millennial Marketing

Published: 12/7/2019
Studio 28 was supposed to cater to Iowa’s millennials. It does that and so much more.

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HFA Reports: CEO Summit

Published: 12/7/2019
Retailers discuss strategies for recovering market share from giant online furniture vendors.

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HFA Reports: Charitable Giving

Published: 12/7/2019
Three home furnishings retailers explain why it pays to give.

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HFA Reports: Fall Means HFA's Retail Resource Center at High Point Market

Published: 10/12/2019
During High Point Market, HFA will present over two dozen educational seminars.

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HFA Reports: Garden City Furniture

Published: 10/12/2019
Garden City Furniture keeps its store image fresh. When is the last time your store received a makeover?

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HFA Reports: Sheely's Furniture

Published: 10/12/2019
New owners at Sheely's Furniture keep the retailer's 150 employees in the loop and fully invested.

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HFA Reports: Tepperman’s Furniture

Published: 10/12/2019
Tepperman’s newest store in Ancaster, Ontario goes by the "book".

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HFA Reports: New Online Sales Tax Legislation Affecting B&M Retailers

Published: 10/12/2019
After the Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, many furnishings retailers still don't see a level playing field.

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HFA Reports: Pop Up Store

Published: 7/15/2019
It’s time to pop the question. Is a pop-up store right for your furniture store? Kim Pellett tells all.

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HFA Reports: Exclusive Furniture

Published: 7/15/2019
HFA member Sam Zavary got his work ethic honestly – from his father.

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HFA Reports: Government Regulations

Published: 7/15/2019
Tip-over problem warrants "highest attention".

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HFA Reports: Retail survival story

Published: 7/15/2019
Resilience keeps 114 year old Kurlancheek Home Furnishings in business.

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