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Home Furnishings Retailers

Home furnishings retailers have a lot to contend with these days — online competition, changing consumer expectations, rising retail rents. In this section, find news, products and trends for home furnishings retailers to see continued success.

Bob Maricich, Jon Pertchik, Dorothy Belshaw
Jon Pertchik is the new CEO of ANDMORE; Dorothy Belshaw has been named president

ANDMORE Announces Leadership Changes

ANDMORE, a home furnishing's omnichannel marketplace for wholesale buyers and sellers, has announced the appointment of Jonathan (“Jon”) Pertchik as Chief Executive Officer, and the promotion of…
Furniture First Logo
Furniture First has added two new retail members.

Furniture First Adds New Retail Members

Furniture First capped off 2023 with the addition of two retailers to its rank of members: Blowing Rock Furniture Gallery in Blowing Rock, NC, and Currie’s Furniture in Traverse City, MI. In spring…
Home Trends
Sourcing locally helps Home Trends & Design decrease carbon emissions related to transportation of materials.

Sustainable in Style: Sustainability Trends

Sustainable furniture has emerged as a potent force within the industry, leaving an impact on our planet and transforming the way we approach interior design. With an unwavering commitment to…
Storis credit card integration system
STORIS has partnered with Fiserv on credit card integration technology.

STORIS Launches New Credit Card Integration Payment System

STORIS, the leading provider of modern retail software solutions to the home furnishings industry, has re-engineered its Integrated Credit Card Processing Solution for furniture and appliance…

Detail Tech: Digital Solutions in Design & Retail

Project Management, POS Systems Los Angeles-based interior designer Erinn Valencich has run her own successful design firm for more than 16 years. She is the visionary behind StyleRow, a trade-only…
CITY Furniture, HFA Retailer of the Year
Mark Schumacher, CEO of HFA; Andrew Koenig CEO of CITY; and Keith Koenig, Chairman of CITY.tif

Home Furnishings Association Names 2022 Retailer of the Year

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is proud to announce CITY Furniture (CITY) in Tamarac, FL, headed by Andrew Koenig, as its 2022 Retailer of the Year in the category of retail stores with more…
MarketTime, Brandwise Acquisition
MarketTime has acquired Brandwise.

MarketTime Announces Acquisition of Brandwise

MarketTime has announced the acquisition of Brandwise, a provider of sales enablement tools in the gift and home industries. The two companies bring more than 60 years of leadership and support $4…
Wildwood House
Brittney Herrera and Terry Blaskowsky are tapping the home office market through HBx Studio and Wildwood House.

Pivoting to Home Office Design and Retail

Brittney Herrera has had an affinity for the workspace since she opened her architect and design business, HBx Studio, three years ago, in Portland, OR. Her foundation in that business has been…
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Image by TheDigitalWay from Pixabay

6 Steps to Protecting Your Customer's Information

When data breaches hit large retailers, such as Target, we hear about it. Smaller businesses can have even more challenges when it comes to data security. As a retailer, it’s likely you accept credit…
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay

Resilience In Retail

This month’s word is RESILIENCE: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.  If ever there has been a year where resilience has been required, it’s been this one. With COVID shutdowns and…
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