Education

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES!

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!

  • Demand Planning: Forecasting optimal inventory levels

    2022 07 July 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Forecasting optimal inventory levels is no easy task in today’s environment, but it’s necessary for a successful business. Our home furnishings experts will show you how to forecast inventory levels so you can make the right buying decisions. You’ll learn techniques, buying strategies, and the tools you need to keep…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Operations & Warehousing
  • Lessons from Today’s Emerging Leaders

    2022 21 July 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    HFA’s CEO Mark Schumacher talks with the last three HFA Emerging Star Award* winners. You’ll hear how they made their place in the home furnishings industry and what they learned along the way. They’ll discuss how growing up in the business and transitioning into a leadership role at a young…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Leadership & Advocacy

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Reach Your Audience with the Right Digital Content

2022 23 June

Does your digital content resonate with the audience you are targeting? A clear, consistent, and targeted message can be the difference between a successful marketing campaign and a waste of time and money. This webinar will discuss strategies for developing the right digital content strategy and messaging to reach 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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