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!

  • Outperform the competition with the right sales leadership approach

    2021 28 January 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Learn the best sales leadership practices to increase your team’s performance and sales. HFA’s CEO Mark Schumacher will speak with retail sales management expert Karen Barry from The Friedman Group to discuss building better sales habits that can create a repeatable routine essential for your sustained success. Karen will delve…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

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What’s your cut of the second COVID-19 stimulus package?

2021 14 January

How much is your cut of the $900B COVID-19 Stimulus Package? Learn if you qualify for a PPP loan, how to apply for one, and how to increase your existing loan. Chris Andresen, HFA's Lobbyist, and Mark Schumacher, HFA's CEO, will break down the new package, including expanded employee tax…

Chris Andresen,
Dutko Government Relations

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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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