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Jerry Epperson To Speak At GNYHFA Seminar In New York

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On Thursday, March 30th, 2006, Jerry Epperson the noted furniture economist will speak on the "State of the Industry" at the New York Design Center, 200 Lexington Avenue, NYC. At 6PM, industry members are invited to listen to information on and ask questions about a number of timely topics including: -Changing furniture distribution patterns and the moving landscape of competition at retail. -The impact of imports, new product changes and the economy on the furniture industry's near term prospects. Home furnishings retailers, Reps and suppliers will benefit from what promises to be an enjoyable and informative evening. The Greater New York Home Furnishings Association suggests that industry members RSVP soon since seating is limited. For more information about attending this free seminar call 212-725-0091 or email GNYHFA6@aol.com. About Jerry Epperson: Jerry Epperson is the Managing Director of an investment banking and advisory firm located in Richmond Virginia. The firm is internationally known for the experience of its three founders in the furniture industry. Mr. Epperson has received many prestigious awards starting in 1993, with the “Distinguished Service Award” from the American Furniture Manufacturers Association; in 1998 the “Pillar of the Industry Award” from the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association; in 2002 Mr. Epperson was named to the American Furniture Hall of Fame. Additionally, he publishes the monthly furniture newsletter, The Furnishings Digest as well as having published several studies on the demographics of American consumers.

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