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  • 06 12 2019

    Furniture orders surge in September, Smith Leonard says

    Orders for residential furniture in September surged 7 percent over September 2018, making it the strongest month of 2019, according to Smith Leonard’s latest survey of manufacturers and distributors. “And remember that September 2018 orders were 9 percent higher than September 2017,” the High Point,…

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  • 04 12 2019
    Policy Matters

    California retailers must watch new labor laws

    Home Furnishings Association members in California must pay attention to new state labor laws taking effect Jan. 1. The laws will affect recruiting and hiring; discrimination, harassment and retaliation protections; leaves of absence and benefits; workplace safety; arbitration; privacy; and wage and hour matters. CalChamber…

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  • 02 12 2019
    Shop Talk

    City Furniture opens first dual-branded store with Ashley HomeStore

    HFA member City Furniture is gladly sharing the spotlight at its latest store opening. The company’s newest store in Miami’s Doral community is a dual-brand: City Furniture and Ashley HomeStore. It’s the latest step in City’s $100 million expansion program that has added a Miami…

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The HFA is committed to championing the causes & issues important to you as a home furnishings retailer.

Our team of retail volunteers and staff work closely with our Washington, D.C. counsel and industry and national associations and organizations to bring you the up-to-the-minute information on government issues that can and will impact your business.

We do the research, gather the information, and monitor the issues so we can keep you well-informed and prepared to take action when needed. As members you’ll receive the benefit of timely information tailored to our industry and recommendations on how to respond—whether it’s making a simple phone call to your representative or taking a more active role and joining our Government Relations Action Team.

Government relations are a critical part of business. It’s not just about politics—it’s about the Marketplace Fairness Act for sales tax collection, interchange fees on bankcard processing, EPA regulations, Department of Transportation regulations, healthcare reform, tax reform, and much, much more. We’ll be your eyes and ears in Washington, D.C.

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    Las Vegas Market

    2020 25 January
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    Las Vegas, NV

    The Home Furnishings Association's Resource Center is located at #B1050 and is always filled with opportunities to learn how to grow your business. Meet with…

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    Next Generation Now Bash

    2020 26 January
    2020 26 January
    Las Vegas, NV

    Next Generation Now invites you to a game of TOPGOLF FOR CHARITY! CHALLENGE your friends to some serious fun while at Las Vegas Market!…

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    Lunch with Leaders

    2020 27 January
    2020 27 January
    Las Vegas, NV

    Meet Your Mentor! Kerry Lebensburger of Ashley Furniture is known for his direct and visionary outlook on the furniture industry. What is Lunch With Leaders?…

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