Education

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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!

  • SEO Strategies to Get More Traffic

    2022 25 August 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Search engine optimization (SEO) is a sure way to attract customers to your website - if you use it right. Our experts will reveal SEO best practices and strategies to make it easier for search engines to crawl, index, and understand your content so that you can rank higher in…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

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  • Maintain Profitability in a Difficult Economy

    2022 08 September 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Retailers are always looking for ways to increase their margins and get more sales, but how can you maintain profitability in a difficult economy? Our experts will discuss strategies to help you survive and thrive in these uncertain times. You’ll learn how to minimize fixed and variable costs and maximize…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

    Register Management
  • Develop Successful Sales Teams

    2022 22 September 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Today’s buyers are more informed and demanding than ever, so your sales team has to engage quickly, be knowledgeable, and communicate effectively to produce sales. Learn how to help your sales team build the necessary skills to give the customer experience these buyers expect. You’ll learn: How to develop an…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

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Influencer Marketing Can Grow Your Business

2022 11 August

Influencer marketing isn’t as difficult as you think. An influencer is someone who has the power to affect the purchasing decisions of others because of their authority, knowledge, and position through their relationship with an audience. Who are your business’s influencers? They can be your passionate employees, satisfied customers, local…

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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