American Home Furnishings Alliance

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…

New York Passes Furniture Stability Law

The New York State Assembly passed “Harper’s Law” on Thursday, May 30 – legislation that prohibits retailers in the state from selling clothing storage furniture that does not comply with the current…

Furniture Industry Associations Partner on Logistics Conference

Manufacturers, retailers, furniture carriers and logistics companies are invited to Wilmington, NC, June 17 to 19, 2019 for “Charting a New Course,” a logistics conference presented by the American…

American Home Furnishings Alliance Awards 10 Scholarships

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) has awarded $25,000 in scholarships to the children of home furnishings industry workers.   The 10 $2,500 scholarships were presented in April by AHFA’s…

CPSC Calls on Industry to Comply With Stability Standard

In a letter addressed to manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of residential bedroom furniture, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced that products…

George Revington Receives AHFA Distinguished Service Award

George Revington, retired President and Chief Operating Officer of Home Meridian International (HMI) and retired Chief Operating Officer of Hooker Furniture, has received the American Home…
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