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!

  • Congress acts again: What helps you, what doesn’t?

    2020 13 August 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
    Congress isfinishing up with COVID-19 relief measures, maybe for the rest of the year. The next HFA Live COVID-19 Webinar covers what is happening and what it means to you. The HFA’s Washington representative, Chris Andresen, and Michael Borden, head of government strategies for Sidley Austin LLP, join Executive Vice President Mark Schumacher…

    Mark Schumacher,
    Home Furnishings Association

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The game has changed for in-store sales

2020 30 July

A lot has changed in the past four months. How is your sales staff meeting customers on their new sales journey? In this webinar, Home Furnishings Association members Dennis Dieter of Walker Furniture and Katie White of Boone’s Furniture & Gifts share what their staff is doing with in-store customers,…

Mark Schumacher,
Home Furnishings Association

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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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Here’s what your business needs to know about the COVID-19 outbreak.