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HFA/Piper Sandler survey for Q4 2020

Q4 momentum driving positive 2021 Outlook The crazy year that was 2020 ended strongly for home furnishing retailers, according to our new HFA/Piper Sandler survey. After easing off a little in November, strong sales in December fueled Q4, which was up 16% year over year even with a continued lack

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Shannon Williams named HFA’s chief operating officer

The Home Furnishings Association has named Shannon Williams its chief operating officer. The announcement was made by Mark Schumacher, the association’s chief executive officer. Williams previously served as vice president of strategy and performance. “At HFA, we have a strong leader in Shannon Williams,” said Schumacher, who stepped up to

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HFA partners with Piper Sandler on furniture retail survey

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Home Furnishings Association
HFA, Phelps Digital announce strategic partnership

Digital vendor management company provides furniture retailers with affordable insight and strategy to grow their business Roseville, CA – With consumers increasingly starting their shopping journey online, furniture retailers’ websites have become their new front doors. That’s where Phelps Digital can help retailers grow their business — online and in

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Home Furnishings Association
23 HFA members named finalists for retail awards

The Home Furnishings Association has announced 23 finalists for the Association’s annual Retailer of the Year, Emerging Star and Trailblazer awards, the most coveted and influential retail honors in the furniture industry. The finalists, who range from Top 100 stores to local, family-owned retailers, were among 31 retailers nominated by

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IMC, America’s Mart announce merger

IMC and America’s Mart Combine Forces International Market Centers and AmericasMart in Atlanta have entered into an agreement to form the world’s largest owner and operator of premier showroom space. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The combined corporate entity, which will operate under the name “International Market

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Home Furnishings Association
Home Furnishings Association Announces New Member Program with PERQ

Roseville, CA (September 18, 2017) – Today the Home Furnishings Association (HFA) and PERQ announced a strategic partnership to provide PERQ’s technology platform to HFA retail members at negotiated discounts. Enjoy the PERQ’s PERQ’s technology platform provides a web engagement tool that helps retailers win the website experience the same

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Home Furnishings Association
Recovery from Harvey and Irma: Where Do You Start?

As people are beginning to return to their homes and businesses along the Gulf Coast and Florida to assess the aftermath of Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma – from wind damage to the unprecedented flooding, HFA has coordinated a list of resources to guide your recovery and assist in assessing damages.

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Home Furnishings Association
HFA Addresses BAT at High Point Market

High Point, NC, April 22, 2017 — The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) held an invitation-only meeting today, the first day of the Spring High Point Market, to talk about the Border Adjustment Tax proposal that’s the centerpiece of the House Republican comprehensive tax reform plan being spearheaded by Speaker of

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Home Furnishings Association
HFA Announces 2017 Retailer of the Year Winners

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is proud to announce the winners of its 2017 Retailer of the Year awards, which celebrates retailers who exhibit exceptional examples of philanthropy, technology, customer experience, mentoring, sustainability and store design/merchandising. Father and son duo, David and Brad Schweig, of Sunnyland Outdoor Furniture in Dallas

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