Education

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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!

  • Improve Your Hiring Process

    2023 09 February 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Unsure if your recruitment process is up-to-date? You’re not alone. A lot has changed in the job market over the last few years, and many companies are still using outdated methods to attract and hire top talent. Learn how to identify and assess talent and how to use technology and…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Human Resources
  • Managing Cybersecurity for Furniture Retailers

    2023 23 February 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Learn how to protect your business from cyber threats! Cybersecurity is a hot topic in the news lately, and for good reason. Hackers are going after businesses of all sizes in an attempt to steal customer data, steal money, and disrupt your business through ransomware attacks. Imagine your retail store…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register ManagementOperations & Warehousing

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Economic Outlook for the Furniture Industry

2023 26 January

2022 was a roller coaster ride thanks to our unpredictable economy. What will 2023 bring to the home furnishings industry? Peter Keith, a leading research analyst, and Jake Oubina, a senior U.S. Economist with investment bank Piper Sandler, will join Mark Schumacher for an important discussion. They will look at…

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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