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Webinars will help explain new formaldehyde regulations

Doug ClarkFeb 20, 2019
Current News,Policy Matters - Government Relations

Two federal agencies are offering webinars to explain new requirements for imported composite wood products and component parts and finished goods that contain formaldehyde. The one-hour webinars are scheduled for 2 p.m. Eastern time on Feb. 26 and March 6. Participants should register for the Feb. 26 webinar at here


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Coconis Furniture has opened its fourth store, one that comes with a twist

The HFA TeamFeb 20, 2019

The new store will sell mattresses and reclining furniture only. The new store is an experiment of sorts by owner Randy Coconis and his sons, Bo and Chad. “They want to test the waters and see how a combination of mattresses and reclining furniture might do in driving traffic,” said


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Ashley workers’ ‘dollar a week’ giving adds up to big donations for hospitals

The HFA TeamFeb 19, 2019
Current News,Membership

A dollar a week adds up. Ashley Furniture Industries’ “Dollar a Week” giving program recently produced a donation of $38,300 to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital from the company’s Mississippi employees. The medical facility in Memphis, Tenn., treats more than 250,000 children each year in a 255-bed hospital that features state-of-the-art


Shoppers’ senses can put them in the mood to buy

The HFA TeamFeb 15, 2019

An attractive showroom, pleasant background music and, perhaps, the smell of leather can put visitors to your store in the mood to buy. That conclusion comes from a global survey of 10,000 consumers in 10 countries by Walnut Unlimited for Mood Media, an in-store media solutions company. The Mood Media


CalChamber sets HR ‘boot camps’ to tackle new employment laws

The HFA TeamFeb 13, 2019
Current News

Some 50 new laws in California deal with employment matters, from required sexual harassment training to meal and rest breaks to lactation accommodations. It’s hard for businesses to keep up.  CalChamber will hold a series of seminars throughout the state to help. It calls the sessions HR “boot camps.”  “Paying employees


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