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  • 02 10 2023

    Ecommerce Essentials: How to Build a Direct-to-Customer Online Sales Channel

    Launching an eCommerce program requires an investment in human and financial resources, but the return promises to more than recoup that outlay. More importantly, ignoring an online sales channel could soon come at a steep cost: A downturn in revenue as more buyers take their…

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  • 30 09 2023

    Tips for Website Accessibility for Online Retailers

    Website accessibility for online retailers is crucial because it ensures compliance with legal requirements, opens new markets and customer segments, improves the user experience for all customers, and enhances the brand's reputation. In today's digital age, accessibility is not just a moral obligation but also…

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  • 29 09 2023

    Nominations Now Open for HFA’s Retailer of the Year Awards

    [High Point, 9/29/23] – The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is excited to announce nominations are now open for its prestigious annual awards. The HFA Retailer of the Year Awards celebrate excellence, innovation, and leadership within the home furnishings industry. They highlight remarkable achievements of businesses…

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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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    HFA @ High Point Market

    2023 13 October
    2023 17 October
    High Point, NC

    HFA Resource Center High Point Furniture Market The Resource Center on the first floor of Plaza Suites, space 1-527, has been designed to offer retailers…

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    Southern California Furniture & Accessory Market

    2024 08 May
    2024 09 May
    Long Beach, CA

    Event Overview Don’t miss the Southern California Furniture & Accessory Market, in Long Beach, California, easily accessible from throughout the region. Stop by the HFA…

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