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Icovia Offers Space Planning Training Through Partnership with Furniture Training Company

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Icovia Inc., a leading provider of online interior design solutions for the home furnishings industry, announced an educational partnership with Furniture Trading Company (FTC) to help Icovia customers increase the sales success and space planning proficiency of their sales force. This engaging training course developed by FTC helps sales associates break down purchase barriers, showing customers how the furniture will fit into their space and thereby focus on selling rooms full of furnishings. Icovia will be demonstrating the new online training at High Point Market in in the Plaza Suites building, 1st Floor within NHFA’s Retailer Resource Center.
 
“With just a simple, short, and easy to use online training course, both novice and experienced sales associates can become efficient space planning experts, which opens up huge sales opportunities,” commented Steve Street, President of Icovia.  “Instead of selling just one item, associates can focus on selling rooms full of furniture and accessories, helping the customer envision what the furnishings will look like in their home with Icovia. We are very pleased to partner with FTC, who are experts in providing effective online furniture sales training for the home furnishings industry.”
 
”The Furniture Training Company, is very excited about our new education partnership with Icovia,” says Mark Lacy, President of The Furniture Training Company. “Our company motto is, ‘know more, sell more.’ By training the furniture sales associates who use the Icovia online space planning tool to know how to better integrate space planning into their regular sales presentations, these associates and the retailers they work for, will see a significant increase in their furniture sales.”
 
The online Icovia training course is now available to all retailers interested in training their sales associates on how to make space planning a more effective way to sell more furniture. Icovia customers and sales associates will have secure web access to the sales training 24/7.
 
About The Furniture Training Company: The Furniture Training Company (
http://www.furnituretrainingcompany.com) designs and delivers award winning online furniture training courses for retail furniture sales associates. The National Home Furnishings Association and many other industry groups sponsor their Internet training. Home furnishing retailers from top 25 companies to small independent retailers all find The Furniture Training Company's web-based training subscriptions highly affordable, effective, and easy to implement. User evaluations show that 9 out of 10 salespeople using their online training increase their furniture sales.  The Furniture Training Company is headquartered in North Logan, UT.
 
About Icovia: 20-20 Icovia Inc. (
http://www.icovia.com) was founded in 2000 and has become the industry leading online room planning solution for retailers, manufacturers, interior designers and homeowners. The Icovia Room Planner delivers value to businesses and consumers at once with powerful, easy-to-use interior design tools that combine free usage with registration-based features to identify potential buyers as actionable contacts. Through our acquisition by 20-20 Technologies in January of 2008 Icovia is now bringing the resources of a global company focused on interior design technologies to the home furnishings industry. Icovia is headquartered in Londonderry, NH. 
 
For More Information: Icovia Company Contact: Email:
jt@icovia.com

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