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Agents of Change

August 2017— The first thing you need to know about The Farmhouse Store, the wildly popular furniture store of celebrities, Millennials and every consumer in between, is that it was…


Finding good employees

August 2017— …and other retail challenges In a two-year study in conjunction with the Home Furnishings Association, we asked furniture retailers to state their top challenges. The results support what…



Count the Ways

August 2017— …To Make Customers Feel Valued The famed author Thomas Merton said we value people, not for whom they are but for their usefulness. This is the same mistake…







Accent Action

July 2017— Occasional furniture offers a chance to personalize homes while giving retailers quick and easy sales. Consumers, retailers and manufacturers agree when it comes to the popularity of occasional,…