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Doug Peppler named President, succeeds Bob Gaylord who becomes Executive Committee Chairman.

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As we noted last month, it is hard to really know what to say about the economy, the furniture industry, and most anything else in this environment.

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As the dividing line between growth and stagnation, Ecommerce seems daunting for small furniture companies.

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The group’s next conference, titled “Navigating Into the Future,” will be held June 14-16, 2021, in Wilmington, N.C.

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Retailer will also be opening two showrooms in coming months, creating 150 additional jobs.

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New annual recognition of outstanding manufacturers’ customer service representative.

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Service fills a critical current need for retailers and brands to scale up quickly without hiring additional permanent employees.

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Single year alternative to annual ARTS Awards unites the industry to honor leaders during COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vegan AppleSkin™ Leather is an eco-friendly upholstery material developed with apple pomace from the juicing industry.

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Bill Visser, Doug Kinde will manage brand’s sales in Western and Midwest U.S.

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BIFMA Learning will serve as the training platform for BIFMA Faculty.

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As we emerged from the pandemic and COVID-19, businesses are needing to fill highly skilled positions, and fast.

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Actionable steps to help your outfit stay financially afloat during this difficult time.

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Furniture will be utilized for home learning during COVID-19 pandemic.

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With people spending more time at home than ever before, there's been an increase in social media engagement around home furnishing brands.

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Franchise owner Diana Apgar, Cincinnati was named Designer of the Year for her design of a spectacular outdoor space for a Florida home.

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A significant enhancement in 10.3 is Enhanced Special Order, which greatly expands the flexibility and control over Special Order product sales and purchase orders.

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The June webinar, 10 to 11 a.m. (PT) on Friday, June 5, features a discussion with industry expert Leslie Carothers, principal of Savour Partnership, on how to utilize digital channels to generate income.

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For home furnishing retailers looking to expand selections into fashion accessories log on to this virtual trade show from June 1-4.

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Home Furniture/Home Decor/Outdoor Leisure/Office Show and CIFM/interzum Guangzhou sectors will be consolidated in a single event this year.

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The juried and curated competition was open to ISFD members as well as members of the professional Maker/Designer community and post-secondary students.

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New collection available for exclusive digital preview.

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Fall Market will now take place over 9 days from October 13 – 21, 2020, in an effort to spread out attendance and account for expected reduced capacity requirements.

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Out of 422 members of the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association (IHFRA) surveyed, 99.8%–admitted losing income, with the average loss coming in at a staggering 73%.

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The Darvin Community Hero Program offers anyone the opportunity to nominate someone they feel is a hero during these challenging times.

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Brand will defer payment on samples & inventory until 2021.

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The five-point plan is designed to help its retail partners reopen to keep employees, consumers and products safe as the nation resumes business.

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Neutrals, Earth Tones, Energetic Greens & Performance Fabrics gain momentum.

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The company advances up eight positions to 346 on the Fortune 500 list.

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Tools2Win and PerformNOW collaboration plans include Quarterly Business Reporting and Consulting, ​Virtual CFO, and Industry Performance Group Analytics.

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The brand will feature items in the categories of seating, tables, office and reception furniture.

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The MagniProtect mattress, mattress topper, and pillows have a cover in ViroStop fabric.

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New location, concept and theme for the design showcases hosted by the Interior Business Event imm cologne

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The first launch includes 25 power loomed and performance rugs.

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It is imperative to plan now for better performance in the existing climate and protect your business from future issues in times of crisis or quarantine.