July 2019 Issue
Our focus this issue is the emerging generation. Those individuals that have distinguished themselves and are expected to provide the leadership as the industry moves into a transition period.
There were, and still are, many Silent Generation leaders in the home furnishings industry who successfully brought their businesses through the turbulent times of the past.
During the next five years, over 20 million consumers tagged as Generation Z will pour into young-adult status with the leading edge surpassing the age of 21 this year.
This month we celebrate forty up and coming people in our industry that are under the age of 40 years old.
Time flies and as children grow, it is important that their furniture grows with them- transitioning through time from the first “big kid” bedroom set, to the personality driven tween and teen years, and finally, to a guest bedroom once that little one is no longer little and off on their own.
Published 12 times a year, Home Furnishings Business (HFB) is the only furniture industry trade publication dedicated to covering the business of furniture retail today. Home Furnishings Business is available in print or digital format and offers valuable strategies and intelligence for retailers who want to conduct a successful business today and tomorrow.