On the flight home I had a chance to reflect on the Home Furnishings Industry Conference (HFIC) that just concluded in New Orleans. It was an exciting and successful show for furniture retailers, designers and companies like mine that sell to these folks. In addition to some fun (see below), the event provided numerous opportunities and workshops that offered business advice, tips to improve sales and marketing support. Here are a few highlights.
I’m in New Orleans attending HFIC (the Home Furnishings Industry Conference). Today is day one and the conference has gotten off to a very exciting start. This conference is attended by home furnishing retailers from throughout the country and is a great opportunity to network, socialize and learn. Here’s a little more about the first day.
Housing starts and housing sales are up.That’s great news for building supply, roofing, landscaping and flooring businesses. This is also good news for home furnishing retailers. As the housing market rebounds, furniture retailers and chain stores with home goods departments are looking forward to a sunny forecast for their businesses, too.
CrossCheck attendees are Charles Dortch III - VP of Field and Corporate Telesales, and Jason Lindell - Director of Sales. They will be featuring these check services for home furnishings merchants:
CrossCheck, Inc. will be attending the Home Furnishings Industry Conference (HFIC) 2012 on May 6-8 in Palm Springs, California at Booth 46. Stop by to win the new iPad. This conference is co-sponsored by the National Home Furnishings Association and Western Home Furnishings Association, both of which CrossCheck are proud members.