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Furniture industry contribution news and activities from companies that benefit their communities through charities and donations.

Blogs

  • Kristin Sprague

    Digital Dexterity

    Kristin Sprague

    May 23, 2014

    Whose Brand Is It Anyway?

    Whose 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 ...

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  • Ray Allegrezza

    Editor's Desk

    Ray Allegrezza

    November 4, 2013

    I met the future of our industry

    The 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 ...

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  • Mike Root

    From A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    April 26, 2012

    Congratulations to the Honorees of the Furniture Industry Gala Awards

    Monday 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 ...

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Nationwide Webcast

Nationwide Webinar

Jerry EppersonIf 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!