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All of the Furniture World Magazine Articles that have also been published online can be found here. Select a year to begin browsing the articles.

Articles published in 2021

Furniture World: 150 Years of Furniture Retailing  - 1/23/2021

Retailers are arrested, die of apoplexy, visit furniture shows, and pioneer DTC mattress sales models. It's the same old home furnishings business!

Point Counterpoint: Optimistic about 2021?  - 1/23/2021

Ed says that he's never been more positive. Bill issues dire warnings and advises retailers to batten down the hatches!

Better Bedding & Mattress Sales Series  - 1/23/2021

Selling mattresses and furniture can be a great career. So, what can be done to elevate the status of RSAs, starting now in 2021?

HFA Reports  - 1/23/2021

News about Home Furnishings Association's retail members plus legislative and other information of interest to Furniture World readers.

Harkness Furniture at 100  - 1/23/2021

HFA member Harkness Furniture completes a century of growth and looks forward to a bright future.

HFA: Looking Forward  - 1/23/2021

After what we've seen this year, it's more important than ever to have a support system.

The 2000-Year-Old Furniture Man  - 1/23/2021

Gordon Hecht chats with a 2,000-year-old man about his experiences in the furniture industry over the past 150 years.

Editor's Corner  - 1/23/2021

150 years of never changing needs.

12 Ways to Avoid the Coming Cash Flow Trap  - 1/22/2021

Twelve cash flow enhancing ideas for managing your retail furniture store pipeline in these chaotic times.

Design & Designer: SCAD  - 1/22/2021

A discussion of furniture design trends consumers will be looking for as we exit the pandemic.