Sharron Bradley

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…

Industry Associations Lend Support to Revised Fall High Point Market Schedule

In the first initiative of its kind, three industry associations joined the High Point Market Authority to support the new, three-period safe attendance plan for fall market, scheduled for Oct. 13-21…

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…
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Greg Crowley of Crowley Furniture & Mattress is one of four award winners.

Home Furnishings Association Announces Major Award Winners for 2019

Howell Furniture, Brakenridge Furniture, Greg Crowley of Crowley Furniture & Mattress and Joe Bright of Dunk & Bright Furniture have won the Home Furnishings Association’s (HFA) top awards…

HFA Urges CPSC to Expedite Rulemaking Process for Clothing Storage Furniture Stability Standard

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is urging the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) to pursue expedited rulemaking to achieve a rigorous safety standard for clothing storage furniture…
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HFA 2018 President Jim Fee, Sharron Bradley, CEO HFA, and 2019 President Jesús Capó.

HFA Welcomes 2019 Board of Directors

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) this week chose new leaders for 2019. Meeting at the Las Vegas Market, HFA members elected new board members Al David of Ashley Furniture in White Lake, MN;…

Jesús R. Capó Leads Home Furnishings Association in 2019

Jesús R. Capó, Chief Information Officer for El Dorado Furniture in Miami, FL, has been named President of the Home Furnishings Association for 2019. The HFA is an association of more than 1,400…
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What to Know About The U.S.-China Trade War Truce

Last weekend, the U.S. and China came to a truce in the ongoing trade war, alleviating (for now) one of the biggest economic concerns for both retailers and designers coming in 2019: the 25 percent…
Winners of the Retailer of the Year accept their award
HFA CEO Sharron Bradley poses with Retailer of the Year winners at a reception in Las Vegas.

Meet HFA's 2018 Retailers of the Year

Each year, the Home Furnishings Assn. (HFA) honors retailers across the country who exhibit exceptional examples of philanthropy, technology, customer experience, mentoring, sustainability and store…