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Alex Kirsch, vice president of client solutions at FurnitureDealer.Net
Alex Kirsch, Vice President of Client Solutions at FurnitureDealer.Net

FurnitureDealer.Net Partners With Wells Fargo on New Technology

FurnitureDealer.Net — provider of websites, product content and digital marketing services to independent home furnishing retailers — has partnered with Wells Fargo Retail Services to launch new…
ALA Women In Lighting
While supplies last, any woman who signs up for the program will receive a complimentary Women in Lighting reusable fabric face mask.

American Lighting Association Women in Lighting Committee Launches Mentor Matching Program

The American Lighting Association’s (ALA) Women in Lighting Committee has launched a new Mentor Matching program, which is open to any woman who is an ALA member. All segments of the industry and all…
Sam Moore
Sarah Schwarz of The Design Source in Sugar Land, Texas for an adjoining great room and sitting room featuring a pair of Ziggy sofas and two pairs of Zara club chairs.

Sam Moore Announces Winners of Interior Design Contest

Custom upholstery specialist, Sam Moore, has announced the winners of “80 Great Room Designs,” an exclusive contest for the interior design community. Launched earlier this year, the initiative was…

Parker House Launches Digital Product Catalogs

Responding to industry conditions and the need for more innovative marketing tools that can be viewed and presented online, Parker House has added digital catalogs to its website. The launch includes…

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Launches COVID-19 Project

The Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation is launching a COVID-19 initiative to collect and archive documentation of the response of the home furnishings industry to the pandemic.   “During World…
Image by David Schwarzenberg from Pixabay
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…

SUNPAN Launches Sustainability Program, Domestic Collection

SUNPAN today announced the rollout of its Sustainability Program, which includes the launch of its new Domestic collection of upholstery. Domestic by SUNPAN is a full range of upholstery made in…
Breegan Jane, Rachel Moriarty, Katrena Griggs and Ron Woodson
Breegan Jane, Rachel Moriarty, Ron Woodson and Katrena Griggs are the panelists for the webinar on Diversity in Today’s Market.

IMC to Address Diversity in Retail and Design Webinars

International Market Centers (IMC) will present two webinars on Aug. 6 addressing diversity and inclusion issues impacting the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries. Each hour-long session…

CES 2021 to Become All-Digital Event

Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that the Consumer Electronics Show CES 2021 — scheduled for Jan. 6-9, 2021 — will be an all-digital experience connecting exhibitors, customers,…

American Home Furnishings Alliance Furniture Foundation Awards 2020 Grants

FOUNDATION CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR FURNITURE ACADEMIES Appalachian State Furniture Design Program Also Receives Funds The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation announces it…