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Jesús R. Capó leads Home Furnishings Association in 2019

MyHFAJan 8,2019
Current News

Jesús R. Capó, chief information officer for El Dorado Furniture in Miami, Fla., has been named president of the Home Furnishings Association for 2019. The HFA is an association of more than 1,400 home furnishings retailers representing approximately 7,000 storefronts in the United States and Canada. It is based in

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California Tax

Online retailers must pay local sales taxes in California, too

MyHFAJan 7,2019
Policy Matters - Government Relations

Online retailers that sell to California customers must collect sales taxes beginning April 1 – and not only for the state. They also must collect and remit sales taxes for individual districts in which their total annual sales exceed $100,000 or separate transactions number 200 or more. California will begin

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Ashley’s Angels deliver at Christmas

MyHFAJan 3,2019
Membership

Ashley’s Angels brought Christmas cheer to 1,220 children in four states during the recent holidays. The nonprofit organization Ashley’s Angels and employees of HFA member Ashley Furniture Industries raised nearly $300,000 in 2018 to provide food, clothing and toys for children in areas surrounding the company’s manufacturing and distribution facilities

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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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