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Video Coverage of Leadership Conference 2013

See interviews with attendees, sponsors, industry personalities
Join Editor-in-Chief Ray Allegrezza for video updates from Furniture/Today's Leadership Conference this week at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, FL. (Video coverage is sponsored by UL. Click on players below.)

Thursday, 05 Dec. 2013 - Michael Schumann, Founder and Co-Owner of retailer Traditions Classic Home Furnishings, gives attendees from Furniture/Today's Leadeship Conference a tour of his store in Naples, FL, and discusses his successful strategy.

Thursday, 05 Dec. 2013 - Alberto Uggetti, Underwriters Laboratories' VP & General Manager Furniture Business, talks about UL's new role as a partner with the furniture industry for testing, inspection and certification to cover compliance challenges.

Wednesday, 04 Dec. 2013 - Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, shares strategies for business success from his keynote address at F/T's Leadership Conference.

Wednesday, 04 Dec. 2013 - Ray interviews Michael Schumann, Founder and Co-Owner of Traditions Classic Home Furnishings, about retail reaction to the proposed settlement covering credit card swipe fees and the use of surcharges.

Wednesday,  04 Dec. 2013 - Ray talks with Michael Amini, AICO's Chairman and CEO, about the controversy surrounding Prop 65 and its impact on the furniture industry.

Chris SchultzChris Schultz | Web Operations Director

As Director of Web Operations, Chris serves as primary contact for all electronic related activities and products at Progressive Business Media and its top home furnishings brands - FurnitureToday.com, HomeAccentsToday.com, CasualLiving.com, HomeTextilesToday.com, HFNmag.com, GiftsandDec.com and KidsTodayOnline.com.