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Ty Bennett ICFA
Ty Bennett

Ty Bennett to Deliver Keynote at ICFAEdCon2020

“With each conference, I dig down a little deeper, evolving our conversation to build upon the lessons learned the year before,” said entrepreneur, author, and nationally recognized motivational…
Sandra Funk Interior Design Standard
Sandra Funk

Designer Sandra Funk to Launch Interior Design Business Program

New York and New Jersey-based interior designer Sandra Funk of House of Funk has announced the introduction of a business-facing program as an extension of her company, “The Interior Design Standard…
Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping Set Records
Almost 190 million people shopped online or in store between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday

2019 Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping Sets Records

Whether a growing economy or a late holiday weekend, Thanksgiving shopping set a record this year with 189.6 million U.S. consumers shopping from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, an increase of…
WithIt student outreach programs
Student attendees at the 2019 WithIt Professional Conference in Alexandria, VA

WithIt 2019 Student Outreach Programs Support Next Generation of Industry

In a recent analysis, WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries, found that their student scholarship efforts have resulted in a 99% retention rate…
ICFA Conference
The Charting Tomorrow Together Conference from the ICFA will be held at the Kona Kai Resort in San Diego.

ICFA 2020 Conference Registration Opens to Record Numbers

The International Casual Furniture Association announced that its “Charting Tomorrow Together” Educational Conference – #ICFAEdCon2020 – scheduled for February 4-7, has sparked an unprecedented level…
benefits of an instagram business profile
Get follower insights with an Instagram Business Profile

5 Advantages of an Instagram Business Profile for Home Design Professionals

Is your Instagram account for your retail or interior design business an actual business profile? If not, as we head into another new year — a new decade — it might be a task you want to put on your…

IFDA Recognizes Honorees from Night of Luminaries and Rising Stars Dinner

Earlier this month, the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) hosted its Night of Luminaries and Rising Stars Dinner in High Point. Below are the recipients of its Luminary Award…

Interior Design Career Lessons Learned

No matter the industry, everyone has some cringe-inducing memories they look back on from early in their careers where they learned something the hard way and added another thing to their mental “do…

Retail Road Trip: Phoenix

Lightform Lighting Lightform Lighting stocks a unique mix of modern lighting fixtures from approximately 150 manufacturers. The Scottsdale showroom serves high-end residential and commercial…

How Home Furnishings Retailers Can Sell More Furniture

How to sell more furniture is actually pretty simple, but you may have been hiding your retail gold. I meet a lot of furniture retailers who have a valuable team of designers but they aren’t showing…