Furniture Industry Resources

Locate numerous industry links to to businesses and services that are vital for your store’s success.

Click on your area of interest and you will be taken to a listing of companies and their websites.



Advertising & Marketing

ACA/Advertising Concepts of America
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
(800) 882-8588
ACA utilizes the latest audio recording and video editing equipment and software to generate advertising that stands apart and gets results.

Banker & Brisebois Advertising
Troy, MI
(800) 456-0210
Located in Troy, Michigan, Banker & Brisebois – B&B Advertising – has been providing advertising and marketing support to the furniture industry since 1912.

Irving, TX
(800) 309-0505
Epsilon is an all-encompassing global marketing company, a leader in creating connections between people and brands. We find, acquire and retain customers for brands around the world.

Eagan, MN
(866) 387-6357
We have been focused on providing “local” internet strategies for the home furnishings industry for over 16 years.

Grey Suit Retail
Buena Vista, CO
(800) 549-9206
Grey Suit Retail integrates web pages, ecommerce, Facebook apps, social media posting, analytics, email, and traditional marketing into one simple dashboard.

Imagine Advertising & Publishing, Inc.
Peachtree Corners, GA
(866) 832-3214
We are a world-class retail advertising and marketing firm. A seamless, single-source provider for: creative design, print (circulars and solo mail), distribution through shared mail, website design and hosting, email marketing, in-store signage, internet display and mobile marketing for manufacturers, independent retailers and buying groups.

Knorr Marketing
Traverse City, MI
(231) 534-9705
Full service Marketing & Advertising Agency specializing in the Home Furnishings & Mattress Industry.
We partner with you to increase traffic and improve your bottom line. We hold every advertising dollar accountable by integrating media planning/buying, creative production, inserts, direct mail, broadcast production, websites, Google & social media.

Mail America
Wheeling, WV
(800) 421-2150
Mail America was created for the retailer by a retailer. Our goal is to get customers into your location and to have their experience be successful for them and you.

Morrisville, NC
(800) 940-4351
Netsertive, an award-winning technology company based in the Research Triangle Region near Raleigh, North Carolina, enables businesses and brands to take the lead in driving local sales opportunities by unleashing the full potential of local digital marketing and channel marketing technology.

Practical Promotions
Columbia, TN
(800) 706-8864
Practical Promotions manufactures and distributes amazing and unique outdoor advertising designed to increase traffic to your retail store or dealership.

R&A Marketing
(888) 225-0776
Furniture Focused Advertising Agency — At R&A Marketing we believe in providing you with a Complete Marketing Solution. The success of any great marketing comes by integrating all online and offline media into one comprehensive marketing strategy tailored to meet your specific needs to give your company an opportunity to help sell MORE.

Roadside Advertising
Temecula, CA
(951) 506-6633
Wholesale printing, sales events & custom signage.

Oklahoma City, OK
(800) 426-0862
With over 30 million dollars worth of experience under our belts, we know how to put the “show in your showroom” better than anyone!

TruckSkin, LLC
Traverse City, MI
(877) 866-7546
TruckSkin® is a revolutionary vinyl covering that changes your truck into a mobile billboard. TruckSkin® tells your story in a big way. High resolution, seamless graphics can depict logos, photographs, illustrations and more in great detail, providing excellent marketing exposure.

Find out more about TruckSkin®’s HFA Member Discount

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Education & Training

GutSELL & Associates
Chicago, IL
(708) 831-5164
Gutsell & Associates helps companies increase sales and maximize profits by providing customized consulting, training and coaching services for the home furnishings, appliance, and electronics retailers.

HFA’s Home Furnishings Networking Conference
(800) 422-3778
HFA’s annual Home Furnishings Networking Conference brings together home furnishings retailers, vendors and manufacturers from across the nation to learn, connect and have fun.
The 2016 HFNC will take place May 22-24, 2016 in Long Beach, CA.

JRM Sales & Management
Kennesaw, GA
(678) 574-0937
JRM Sales & Management is the acknowledged industry leader in providing strategic solutions and guidance to independent retailers.

Profitability Consulting Group
High Point, NC
Salt Lake City, UT
PCG shows retailers how to make dramatic improvements in profitability, cash flow, sales growth and quality of life.

The Furniture Training Company
North Logan, UT
(866) 755-5996
The Furniture Training Company provides state-of-the-art, internet based sales training for the home furnishing retail industry.

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Family Business

The Family Business Consulting Group
Chicago, IL
(773) 604-5005
We serve families and the enterprises that they have built by guiding them through the process of building structures, systems and skills for comprehensive strategy, better decision making, stronger competitive advantage, and continuity of enterprises for future generations.
The premier resource for family business executives featuring the latest family business news and research articles from the leading universities and business publications.

Mark T. Green, Ph.D.
Salem, OR
(503) 510-0591
Mark T. Green is an internationally known family business consultant, speaker, author, educator and researcher.

Pervin Family Business Advisors
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(416) 360-0177
It’s the unusual combination of people and their relationships, power and money that make up the world of family business. It’s the business of Pervin Family Business Advisors – the Canadian leader in the resolution of complex family enterprise and ownership situations and business family relationships – for business families who want results, not recommendations®.

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Freight & Logistics Companies

American West Worldwide Express
Mira Loma, CA
(800) 788-4534
American West Worldwide Express combines world-class service and the latest technology to provide complete logistics solutions for your business. From LTL to the final home white glove delivery, American West is your partner for transportation.

Cory First Choice Home Delivery
Secaucus, NJ
(877) 267-9001
As America’s finest home delivery company, Cory executes more than 1.6 million annual home deliveries, safely handling $2 billion worth of consumer products. We earn our reputation with every home delivery, combining the work ethic of yesterday with today’s technology to ensure our retail partners and their customers receive consistent and accountable service.

FedEx Freight
At FedEx Freight, we think simple is better. That’s why we offer two reliable service options: FedEx Freight® Priority, when speed is critical to meet your supply chain needs, and FedEx Freight® Economy, when you can trade time for savings.

Globe Express Services
Charlotte, NC
(800) 874-8827
At GES we have a rich history of providing global logistics solutions to the home furnishings industry. In the late 1990s, as the U.S. furniture industry adopted a global sourcing model, our Charlotte, NC headquarters was well positioned to serve this rapidly growing import segment. Over the years we’ve worked with major furniture manufacturers and retailers to develop logistics solutions that deliver supply chain control, intelligence and performance via the a variety of services.

KKW Trucking, Inc.
Pomona, CA
(800) 955-4559
KKW Trucking, Inc. offers competitive and specialized service with air ride, high cube equipment, logistics management and top notch customer service.
KKW has also excelled in the furniture transportation business for nearly 47 years and can provide other specialized services to other locations upon request.
KKW Trucking, Inc. currently serves regular and irregular routes within the 11 Western states.

MXD Group
New Albany, OH
(866) 711-3129
Originally founded as Merchants Home Delivery Service in 1970, MXD Group has over 40 years of proven success extending brand experiences through over 80 million home deliveries in North America.

Southeastern Freight Lines
Lexington, SC
(800) 637-7335
We truly appreciate your consideration of Southeastern for your transportation needs.In today’s intensely competitive environment, we know you have options. Our shipping solutions include partnerships with other regional carriers, Internet connectivity for full shipment visibility, and Excelerated Guaranteed Services. These and others are designed to add exceptional value to your transportation processes.

Trail Lines, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
(877) 548-5707
Welcome to Trail Lines, inc. – Your transportation specialist. We are a truckload and LTL (Less than Truckload) carrier specializing in transporting furniture, fixtures, and general commodities throughout the 48 continental U.S. Our services include transportation , blanket wrap, warehousing & distribution, and shows & exhibits.

Warren Trucking Company, Inc.
Warren Trucking has been providing quality specialized transportation services for over 80 years. Warren Trucking provides LTL service, truckload service, pool distribution, and 3PL warehousing. Warren Trucking Company specializes in home furnishings, office furniture and bedding.

Watkins Shepard Trucking
(800) 824-0913
Since 1976 Watkins & Shepard has been a pioneer in logistics planning, technology implementation and asset utilization that is the foundation of our business model today. From virtually anywhere in the world, our logistics team can bring you closer to your goals. Whether your needs include LTL freight management, distribution, consolidation or warehousing.

YRC Freight
(800) 610-6500
We are the original LTL Experts, and we intend to regain our leadership position. We’ll do it by delivering flexibility and reliability to your supply chain through our comprehensive North American coverage and broad portfolio of expedited and specialized LTL services.

Zenith Global Logistics
Conover, NC
(800) 937-3876
Zenith Global Logistics is a specialized supply chain solutions provider, offering the home furnishings industry the control of an asset-based network to move product with greater efficiency, less damage, and a single source of visibility. We provide branded, fully integrated solutions with the absolute highest commitment to customer care and service, going beyond our customers’ transactional needs to create collaborative partnerships that provide a single source network.

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Furniture Banks

The National Furniture Bank Association

Local Furniture Banks


Bridging AZ – Mesa


Furniture for Families – Folsom – (916) 635-0664


Providers’ Resource Clearinghouse – Aurora


Gifts from God of Sarasota – Osprey

Mustard Seed of Central Florida – Orlando


Augusta Urban Ministries – Augusta

Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta – Atlanta


The Caring Closet – Chicago

Central Illinois Christians in Mission – Mt. Zion

New Day Community Church – Decatur

Sharing Connections (Chicago) – Downers Grove

Comprehensive Community Solutions, Inc. – Rockford


Mustard Seed Furniture Bank of Ft. Wayne – Fort Wayne


His Helping Hands – Wichita


Household Goods Recycling Ministry – Acton

Lowell Wish Project – Lowell

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless – Lynn

My Brother’s Keeper – Easton

Project Home Again – Andover


Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan – Pontiac

In The Image – Grand Rapids


Bridging, Inc. (Minneapolis) – Bloomington

Bridging (St. Cloud) – Sauk Rapids

Bridging (Roseville) – Roseville


Mid-Missouri Furniture Bank – Columbia – (573) 356-5853

North Carolina

The Butterfly Bin – Davidson

Crisis Assistance Ministry, Inc. – Charlotte

Barnabas Furniture Network – Greensboro


A Lift Up FURNITURE BANK – Las Vegas

New Hampshire

Jaden’s Ladder – Rye

New Jersey

Furniture Assist, Inc. – Union

HomeFront – Lawrenceville

New York

Furniture Sharehouse – Larchmont

Furnish a Future – Brooklyn


Catholic Action Commission Lorain County – Lorain

Cleveland Furniture Bank – Cleveland

MAP Furniture Bank – Columbus


Community Sharehouse – Tulsa


Benton Furniture Share – Corvalis

Oregon Community Warehouse – Portland

Greater Portland Charitable Furniture Center – Portland – (207) 775-1999

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Donations Exchange Program – Providence


Ecumenical Storehouse – Oak Ridge


Dallas Furniture Bank – Dallas

Houston Furniture Bank – Houston


Embrace Richmond – Richmond

Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs (AMEN) – Arlington


NCJW-Seattle Section – Seattle

The Hope Chest – New Castle

The Sharehouse – Seattle

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Furniture Markets

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Government Affairs

Federal or State Laws and Court Decisions

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Human Resources

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Industry Associations

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Industry Consultants

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Industry Publications

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Performance Groups

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Real Estate

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Store Designers

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Technology Companies

Warehouse Equipment

Warehouse equipment and consulting companies.

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