Member Benefit

Summer School Gets Cool

April 2018— The HFA Leadership Institute will prepare today’s managers to become tomorrow’s leaders. Remember when summer school was embarrassing, a punishment for the slothful student who failed a class…


Buying in Bulk

February/March 2018— Ever since we introduced the Home Furnishings Association’s Buying Source program in 2016, skeptical retailers have asked, “What’s the catch?” The answer, of course, is there’s no catch…



What’s Your Online Strategy?

November/December 2017— You Need One! If it seems like every other article you read or most consultants you hear are talking about your online presence, that’s because they are. Being…


Times change. Has your store?

October 2017— HFA can help you with business-building changes. There was a time when good people skills, responsible money management and a generous helping of common sense were all you…



Bringing our “A” game

August 2017— Ambassador. Association. Awareness. Those are the components of our “A” game. Ambassadors are defined as “an accredited diplomat sent by a country as its official representative to a…



We help make you a Winner

June 2017— You want to succeed. Guess what? The HFA can help! The Home Furnishings Association is an organization for business owners and companies who want more than what they…