American Home Furnishings Alliance

Mary O’Keeffe Named AHFA Vice President of Membership

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Mary O’Keeffe has been promoted to Vice President of Membership. O’Keeffe began her tenure at AHFA in February 2015 as Director of Membership…
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House Passes SOFFA

The House of Representatives passed the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA) (HR 2647) today. The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)-backed legislation would make California’s…
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McNew brings nearly 40 years of operations, manufacturing and sales experience to Klaussner.

Terry McNew Named President and CEO of Klaussner

Klaussner Home Furnishings announced today that Terry McNew has been named CEO and will officially join the company on Nov. 11. McNew brings nearly 40 years of operations, manufacturing and sales…

AHFA Launches Consumer Education Initiative

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces an industry-wide education initiative with the goal of communicating key furniture safety information to American consumers. The 20+20 Project…

AHFA Regulatory Summit to Highlight Product Safety

The furniture industry will focus on product safety at a conference in Colfax, NC, Oct. 2-3. The event will include a retail panel with strong participation by Home Furnishings Association members.…

2019 AHFA Regulatory Summit to Spotlight Product Safety Issues

Lawsuits, Congressional hearings, media firestorms and fast-tracked changes to safety standards have created a new landscape of product safety issues in the home furnishings industry this year. To…

ASTM Expected to Update Voluntary Furniture Stability Standard

ASTM International is expected to publish an update to the voluntary furniture stability standard this month incorporating two new warning labels and expanding the scope of the standard to cover…

Bobby Berk, Kelli Ellis to Host AHFA Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

Interior designers, entrepreneurs and TV personalities Bobby Berk and Kelli Ellis will co-host the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Induction Celebration on Oct. 20 during the High…

Alvin Daughtridge Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Alvin Daughtridge, retired Vice President of Fairfield Chair, has received the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Specialized Furniture Carriers, a division of the American Home Furnishings…

AHFA Furniture Foundation Awards Grants for Educational Initiatives

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation this week announced that it has awarded more than $88,000 in grants to support a wide variety of educational initiatives in the home…