HFA Blog

Ashley opens 900th HomeStore

MyHFADec 20, 2018
Membership

The Ashley HomeStore brand has reached the farthest corners of the earth with five openings in New Zealand Nov. 30, the Home Furnishings Association member announced. The store in Ahuriri Napier is Ashley’s 900th. Four other HomeStores opened on the same day in Palmerston North, Paraparaumu, Lower Hutt and Hamilton.

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Millennials account for a greater share of furniture spending

MyHFADec 19, 2018
Current News

Millennials – Americans 22 to 37 years old – are increasing their share of consumer spending. They aren’t neglecting furniture and bedding, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. BLS reports in its newest Consumer Expenditure Survey that from 2014 to 2017, Millennials increased their share of overall furniture

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WithIt to honor Ellen Gefen with Legacy Award

MyHFADec 18, 2018
Current News

Ellen Gefen, who produced the “Home Fashion Report” for more than 30 years interviewing top manufacturers and celebrities in the home furnishings industry, will receive WithIt’s Legacy Award next month at Las Vegas market. Women in the Home and Furnishings Industry Today (WithIt) also announced the 2019 nominee finalists for

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A photo of the Art Van Food Drive

Can-do spirit: Art Van helps donate more than 7 tons of canned food

MyHFADec 18, 2018
Membership

For the 10th consecutive year, metro Detroiters demonstrated their can-do spirit, donating 15,085 pounds of non-perishable food items as part of Home Furnishings Association (HFA) member Art Van Furniture’s “Together We Can” food drive. This year’s campaign benefited Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Enough food was collected to

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Alert to Minnesota HFA members; Deadline nears

MyHFADec 10, 2018
Current News,Policy Matters - Government Relations

Minnesota furniture retailers have until Dec. 21 to ask to be included in a free and voluntary product-testing program for regulated flame retardants. The offer was issued in October by state government’s Chemicals in Products Interagency Team. “The CPI Team is offering assistance with testing a selection of your products

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