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!

  • HIRING TALENT: More than filling a position

    2021 13 May 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Hiring the right talent is one of the most important decisions you will make. This webinar will provide insights on how to attract and hire talented employees and offer successful interviewing techniques to help you find the best person for your business.  Attendees will learn about what qualities are desirable…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Human Resources
  • Your customers are evolving. So should your sales process.

    2021 27 May 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    The customer journey is rapidly changing, and the way you sell should too. Today, more than 70% of initial interactions between customers and businesses happen outside of brick-and-mortar locations - meaning that the selling process has become even more nonlinear. We’ll discuss how the sales process has changed, what you…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Sales

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Digital advertising trends you can’t ignore in 2021

2021 22 April

We all know that consumer shopping behavior has changed, but have you changed your advertising behavior to evolve with them? Artificial intelligence, data-driven marketing, location-based targeting, and search engine optimization are a must for your furniture business to remain competitive. Trends are coming that will affect your ability to market…

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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