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!

  • Maximize profit with supply chain strategies

    2021 04 November 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    The pandemic fundamentally shifted the retail landscape, accelerating the need for supply chain transformation. How we receive, store, and deliver goods has changed dramatically, and this disruption has affected our business’s back-end operations and profitability. Join Riaz Husein, CEO of Profit Chain Consulting, Billy Linder, president of USSI, and Andrew…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

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  • Retailer essentials to grow revenue

    2021 18 November 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Increasing your revenue as a furniture retailer comes with lots of decisions that need to be made. But, how do you know you’re making the best decisions for your store? Luckily, HFA has retailers and experts here to share best practices and strategies for successfully increasing profitability in their businesses.…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Management

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Supply Chain with Todd Wanek, Ashley Furniture CEO

2021 07 October

Our supply chain continues to be in a state of disruption. From container shortages, lack of freight capacity, and government restrictions to combat the pandemic, what will the rest of 2021 and 2022 look like for our industry and your businesses? Ashley Furniture Industries CEO Todd Wanek will discuss his…

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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