October 2018



The new era of retail

October 2018— Doug Stephens can tell you all about the decline of brick-and-mortar retail. He can tell you all about the projected 8,642 retail stores—many of them furniture retail stores—that…



All Aboard!

October 2018— How to make the most of your furniture industry cruise One of the biggest benefits of being a member of the Home Furnishings Association is also the hardest…



Watch what you say!

October 2018— Some of the best four-letter words can actually attract customers. I’m not sure when it started in my retail career, but I found myself using four-letter words on…