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Beds & More reaches new heights

MyHFAJan 18, 2019

Six stories, to be exact, for the company’s new store For years, Home Furnishings Association member Jeff Garfield thought his Bedrooms & More store on the corner of 45th Street and Latona Avenue in Seattle where he got his start in 1972 was all he’d need. Business was good, customers

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HFA and allies express concerns about tariffs

MyHFAJan 17, 2019
Current News

Americans for Free Trade greeted members of the 116th Congress with a letter expressing concerns about tariffs. AFT is a coalition of more than 100 business and trade groups, including the Home Furnishings Association. “The 116th Congress is beginning during a period of unprecedented economic growth and job creation, yet

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Andrew Koenig named new City Furniture president

MyHFAJan 16, 2019

Change continues to be the only constant for Home Furnishings Association member City Furniture, this time in the company’s C-Suite where Andrew Koenig has been promoted to president. Koenig had previously served as vice president and chief operating officer for the company. His father, Keith Koenig, who co-founded the firm

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“Well, I guess we finally did something right”

MyHFAJan 15, 2019

Dover honors HFA member Ross Furniture with Business of the Year Award If you know Home Furnishings Association member Jason Howard’s self-deprecating humor, you’ll understand his reaction when he learned this month that Ross Furniture was named the 2019 Business of the Year by the Greater Dover (N.H.) Chamber of

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Massachusetts governor rejects flame-retardant bill opposed by HFA

MyHFAJan 11, 2019
Policy Matters - Government Relations

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker refused to sign a bill restricting the use of 11 flame retardants in some consumer products. The Home Furnishings Association and other business groups opposed the measure. H 5024 was enacted on New Year’s Day in the final hours of the 2018 legislative session. It was

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