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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!
Maximize customer interactions with an omni-channel strategy2021 24 June 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ETConsumers are now shopping across channels, often starting with an online search and then transitioning to offline purchases or vice versa. To stay competitive, you need to provide a seamless, personalized, and consistent customer experience where your customers can engage with you on any channel they choose. Our webinar will…
Store design innovations for the post-COVID customer2021 08 July 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ETIn 2020, we saw a shift in consumer behavior that impacted the traditional in-person shopping experience with increased online and phone interactions, curbside pickup, and product shortages. This summer, as consumers hope to return to stores, it’s more important than ever for retailers to design their physical locations with innovation…
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Furniture industry update with Jerry Epperson2021 22 July 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ETJoin Jerry Epperson, the renowned furniture industry analyst with 50 years of experience, and Mark Schumacher, CEO of the Home Furnishings Association, as they discuss the state of the furniture industry. Jerry will reveal what challenges your business will face in the second half of 2021, including the economy, supply…
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More traffic & sales with digital advertising campaigns
Digital marketing campaigns can drive traffic to your website or store, but they can take time to see results. A paid marketing strategy can be an effective tool to get faster results while building your reputation and engaging with customers online. In this webinar, experts will discuss how to effectively…
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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…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More