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Retailer Resource Center To Offer Robust Business Services Marketplace & Hot Waffle Breakfast

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The Western Home Furnishings Association (WHFA) and National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA), announced that they will offer, "hot business services vendors, a hot waffle bar and hot toddies."

The showroom in C-496 will host almost 40 business services providers that are eager to save home furnishings businesses time and money. Buyers are invited to start their day with a hot waffle breakfast (Monday-Thursday, 7:30-9:00 am), sponsored by Surya Rugs, and then enjoy a hot toddy (Monday-Thursday, 3:00-4:00 pm), sponsored by CFMA, before they hit the Las Vegas Strip.

Buyers will have access to a wide array of vendors displaying their products and services in the expanded Retailer Resource Center. Company experts from the advertising and marketing, financial, consulting, design, technology, training and warehouse distribution sectors will be present for the week and will be able to help buyers solve any business services needs.

Companies Available at the Retailer Resource Cente

  • ACA - Advertising Concepts of America
  • Bank of America
  • Credit Source Insurance & Finance
  • CrossCheck
  • Custom Design Software
  • Diakon Logistics
  • DispatchTrack
  • DSI Delivery
  • Furniture Training Company
  • Furniture Wizard
  • FurnitureCore by Impact Consulting
  • FurnitureDealer.net
  • FurnServe
  • GE Capital
  • Genesis Software Systems
  • Guardian Protection Products
  • iFurniture.net
  • JG Parker Insurance Assc. JRM Sales & Management
  • Litetronics International, Inc. 
  • Mail America
  • MatTech.
  • MicroD
  • Myriad Software
  • National Home Furnishings Association
  • NuGuard Surface Protection
  • Profitability Consulting Group
  • PROFITsystems, Inc
  • RedPrairie
  • Speedy Delivery
  • STORIS
  • Truckskin, LLC
  • Versatile
  • ViewIT Technologies
  • Western Home Furnishings Association
  • WHFA Warehouse Store

The Launch Pad is an innovative spot for companies to launch new products in the heart of the Retailer Resource Center. Changing each Market, attendees can visit the Launch Pad to see what is new and progressive in the industry.

This Market’s Launch Pad features Litetronics, showcasing lighting solutions that lets you improve your showroom’s appearance, reduce your energy costs by 80 percent, and not have to change a light for over 10 years. With a unique patented cooling tower design, the Litetronics LED floodlight is unlike any other light in the marketplace, and is the only floodlight in the market that can live up to it's claims. Under new EPA regulations, standard Halogen floodlights are not allowed to be manufactured or imported into the country as of July 2012. LED is the best replacements for Halogen floodlights.

The Retailer Resource Center will be open to buyers during the Winter Las Vegas Market, January 30-February 3, 2012. For a complete listing of business services providers that will be showing at the Retailer Resource Center, visit www.WHFA.org.

About the WHFA and NHFA: The Western Home Furnishings Association (WHFA) is the largest affiliate of the NHFA, representing nearly 1,000 independent home furnishings retailers in more than 2,000 stores in 12 western states.

National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA) is the nation’s largest organization devoted specifically to the needs and interests of home furnishings retailers. NHFA’s membership comprises 2,800 corporate entities representing 10,000 stores in all 50 states and several foreign countries.

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