Furniture Industry Community News, Donation Events, Activities, Charities
Furniture First buying group has approved applications for two more new concept Mattress 1 st stores — for members Front Room Furnishings in Columbus, Ohio, and China Towne Furniture in Solvay, N.Y. More
For the third consecutive year, employees and partners of rug and home décor supplier Surya will participate in a half marathon to raise funds for Akshaya Patra. More
The Sustainable Furnishings Council has opened the SFC Next Gallery of curated home furnishings at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center here. More
Industry veteran Jason Oliver Nixon is the newest member of the Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library’s board of directors. More
Furniture/Today’s first ever FUTURE Leadership conference, set for Sept. 10-11 at the Intercontinental New Orleans, is filling up fast. The theme for the first annual conference is Next Gen Know How: Strategies for Tomorrow’s Executives. More
There’s been another industry Ice Bucket Challenge. More
HOM Furniture and its partnering sponsors raised an estimated $250,000, mainly for Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, a faith-based addiction recovery program, at the 25th anniversary HOM Open golf tournament held here Thursday. More
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- Editor-in-Chief Ray Allegrezza talks with WGHP-TV in High Point about the bankruptcy decision from Furniture Brands International.
May 23, 2014Whose brand is it anyway? Why do I ask this? Well, at the time of this writing, I am sitting in a hot plane on a tarmac in Atlanta. I have been sitting here for a while and, for a reason unknown to us travelers, the air in the plane will not be turned on. As the gentleman next to me is talking about initiating a Twitter campaign to get air conditioning, I am again reminded of the control consumers now have in affecting a brand. Because of this, branding has become a MONSTROSITY of a task. Before the age ...
November 4, 2013The recently completed High Point Market gave the industry a chance to preview thousands of new products, some of which may become bestsellers. But I am here to tell you that sometimes our industry's future best sellers are not made of wood, fabric, foam, metal or glass. Instead, the future best sellers I spotted during market were 10 intelligent and driven young men and women who have earned the right to be recognized as Moh Scholars.In 2001, industry leader Larry Moh established the scholarship to honor his wife, Celia. The goal is to recognize and support the academic ...
From A Rep's Perspective
April 26, 2012Monday night at market there was a joint event sponsored by the National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA) and the International Home Furnishings Representative's Association (IHFRA). This is just one of many events that retailers and reps work together on to honor noteworthy members for their dedication to the industry. In local chapters around the country, local charity functions and industry events like the March on Washington, reps have always been supportive and have worked with retailers and factories to make our industry a better place. This year we had a particularly good slate of honorees from IHFRA. Rick Gillespie ...
If you missed the chance to attend our live webinar featuring Jerry Epperson's mid-year update on the "State of the Industry for 2014," sponsored by Nationwide Marketing Group, you can still view the recorded version. Click here!
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