Home Furnishings Association

Home Furnishings Association Names 2021 Officers

The North American Home Furnishings Association (HFA) held its annual membership meeting Thursday, January 21. Usually, members would meet for breakfast at the January Las Vegas Furniture Market, but…
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Image by Photo Mix from Pixabay

Furniture Retailers Expect Sales Surge to Continue, Survey Finds

Furniture retailers expect sales to accelerate through the fourth quarter of 2020, according to a survey by Piper Sandler in partnership with the Home Furnishings Association. The bullish outlook…
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Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash

Nominations Open for Home Furnishings Association Awards Programs

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is accepting nominations for its 2020 Retailer of the Year, Trailblazer and Emerging Star awards. The annual recognitions honor the best and brightest…
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Image by marcinjozwiak from Pixabay

HFA Partners With Profit Chain

The success furniture retailers have enjoyed since reopening last summer exposed a weakness in the customer journey for some: Many businesses' supply chain and logistics operations aren’t keeping up…
Shannon Williams
Shannon Williams

Shannon Williams Named COO of Home Furnishings Association

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) has named Shannon Williams its Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was made by Mark Schumacher, the association’s CEO. Williams previously served as vice…
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Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay

The State of Home Furnishings Retail

After months of stay at home orders and social distancing, retailers across the country are reopening their doors to customers, but the state of retail looks different now than it did before…
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Image by David Schwarzenberg from Pixabay

Home Furnishings Association, Piper Sandler Release New Quarterly Retail Report

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) announced an exclusive partnership this week with investment bank Piper Sandler to release the industry’s first research report for furniture retailers. The…
Sharron Bradley and Mark Schumacher
Sharron Bradley and Mark Schumacher

Sharron Bradley Retiring as Home Furnishings Association CEO

Sharron Bradley, who led the merger of three furniture retailer associations into what is now the Home Furnishings Association, will retire next month. Executive Vice President Mark Schumacher will…

HFA Offers Resources to Help Retailers During Coronavirus Crisis

With more than 70 percent of Americans still under stay-at-home orders from the coronavirus pandemic, most furniture stores are closed or doing limited business. The Home Furnishings Association (HFA…

Associations Petition Pence to Declare Home Furnishings Businesses Essential

On Friday, April 3, the American Home Furnishings Alliance, Home Furnishings Association and International Home Furnishings Representatives Association jointly petitioned Vice President Mike Pence to…