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David Howell and Grant Sparks are more than just business partners. They’re childhood friends who grew up together and went to school together. So when Sparks was looking for someone to help grow the mattress store he started, he knew just whom to turn to. Howell and Sparks, the Home Furnishings Association’s newest members, own Relaxerie Sleep Shop, a two-store chain just
Furniture retailers were notoriously slow in embracing an e-commerce strategy. The pandemic changed that. E-commerce as a revenue-generating strategy has advanced three to five years just within the past nine months as evident by strong online sales throughout the summer. Today, your online store is your new flagship store. Supporting that new flagship requires having strong
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Sheely’s Furniture in Ohio dipped its toes into the e-commerce game last summer. Nine months later, the longtime Home Furnishings Association member has a message for other brick-and-mortar furniture retailers: It’s time for everyone to dive in. “This is something a lot of retailers will look back on in 15
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eMarketer values online furniture sales at $42 billion this year, a number that is expected to rise to $50 billion in 2020. But those numbers don’t impress local brick-and-mortar retailers who shy away from e-commerce because they can’t find reliable shipping with fixed quotes. Thanks to shipping broker uShip, furniture
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