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  • 05 08 2020
    Policy Matters

    California furniture stores don’t need higher taxes

    Many furniture retailers in California were hit hard by business closings and other restrictions triggered by COVID-19 outbreaks. The last thing they need is a tax increase. But that’s what a bill pending in the State Assembly would give them. AB 1253, introduced last year…

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  • 05 08 2020

    In new sales environment, retailers must keep customers informed

    You know the disruption the pandemic is causing for with your suppliers, but do your customers? Chances are probably not. A pair of retailers told an HFA Live COVID-19 Webinar audience that it's important to notify customers up front about possible delays in delivering their…

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  • 04 08 2020

    Digital tools bring sales success in new reality

    It seems we are working our way out of the introduction phase of life during a pandemic and entering the phase where we start to adapt. The past few months have brought some sales challenges to light based on how customers want to do business…

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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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