Education

Learn from Industry Experts Anytime, Anywhere.

The Home Furnishings Association provides many opportunities for retailers to receive additional education and training to better their employees and their business. We provide seminars at both Las Vegas, and High Point Market as well as put on webinars, and podcasts, from industry experts. We also release white papers full of how-to's and great content from within our industry and beyond to improve your business. Check out some of our educational offerings below!

  • A Conversation with Industry Icons

    2022 06 October 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Todd Wanek, CEO of Ashley Furniture Industries, and Irv Bumkin, Chairman of NFM and HFA’s Trailblazer of the Year, are two of the most influential leaders in the home furnishings industry. They’ve both seen success and faced challenges, so their insights will be invaluable to you as they discuss today’s…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

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  • Insights from HFA Award Winning Retailers

    2022 13 October 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Learn from the best in the business! The HFA’s 2022 Retailer of the Year winners are some of the most successful businesses in the industry. They have figured out how to attract and retain top talent, create an innovative culture, give back to their community, and sustain their growth. This…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

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Develop Successful Sales Teams

2022 22 September

Today’s buyers are more informed and demanding than ever, so your sales team has to engage quickly, be knowledgeable, and communicate effectively to produce sales. Learn how to help your sales team build the necessary skills to give the customer experience these buyers expect. TOP TAKEAWAYS: Leaders should set the…

Mark Schumacher,
Home Furnishings Association

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Market Seminars

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We're proud to offer education to retailers of all sizes

 

Meet experts and industry influencers face-to-face at our FREE Market seminar series during Las Vegas and High Point Furniture Markets, presented in the Association’s Resource Centers.

Sharpen your skills and learn new ideas and approaches to make you more effective and efficient. You do not need to be a member of the association to learn with us at these seminars!

 

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Q2 ’20 Furniture Retailer Survey

Completed in partnership by Piper Sandler & the Home Furnishings Association. Q2 sales trends (which were -8% y/y overall) showed strong improvement in May/June, and…

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The 2020 Industry Trend Guide

We are constant consumers being sold everywhere from social media and streaming shows to personal recommendations from friends. In a market where digital is abundant,…

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The Five Keys To Inventory Management

As retailers, our inventory is the biggest asset we have that needs constant management to maximize profitability. There are many factors that contribute to a…

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