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 customer interactions with an omni-channel strategy

    2021 24 June 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Consumers 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…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Sales
  • Store design innovations for the post-COVID customer

    2021 08 July 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    In 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…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Merchandising and Store Design
  • Furniture industry update with Jerry Epperson

    2021 22 July 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Join 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…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Management

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More traffic & sales with digital advertising campaigns

2021 10 June

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…

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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