June 2019

Synchrony Financing helps you convert lookers into customers

‘Our secret weapon’ If you ask Home Furnishings Association members about Synchrony’s competitive financing rates, they’ll tell you how Synchrony differentiates their stores from their competitors, helps drive repeat business, closes more sales and instills customer loyalty. This time of year, HFA member Damon Peterson offers another reason why he’s

The Secret to Performance

Deliberate practice is hard. It hurts. But it works. You’re not just a furniture retailer – you’re an entrepreneur. You’re someone who worked hard to make your business a success. So, let me ask you a question: What’s the secret to getting ahead? Is it hard work, talent, brains or

Is it time to upgrade your payment system?

Your POS should allow you to digitally monitor inventory and sync inventory between your selling channels. Many furniture retailers are content using old payment systems and outdated technology – legacy systems – rather than dive into the unknown of a new payment platform. But outdated payment systems can negatively impact

Let's get ready to Rumble
Caroline Jansen
From technology to delivery, furniture is the next retail sector ripe for disruption

Over the last several years, the home goods sector of retail has grown and developed, changing the way consumers shop for furniture. Retail giants Walmart and Target have expanded their offerings, and technology, through various partnerships or private label lines — both in store and online. And Amazon added three furniture brands to its list of

Greg Rich
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Greg Rich wants to help customers enjoy life more

Gregory Rich carries conversations in unexpected directions, which makes him an entertaining radio host and a creative furniture entrepreneur. So, listeners of “Drink in the Style,” broadcast on KTNF-AM 950 in St. Louis Park, Minn., recently heard Rich speak sympathetically about O.J. Simpson, the former football star accused and acquitted

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