March/April 2022 Issue
What a quandary. The pandemic demand for furniture and bedding has been historic creating significant profits for many independent furniture retailers.
In the early stage of the pandemic, there were discussions about what would happen when the restrictions were lifted and the world returned to normal.
It has been a good year with traditional furniture sales up 20%+ and gross margin up two points.
As inflation concerns persist across all spending categories, many furniture retailers are scratching their heads and puzzled that the pandemic is what it took for furniture and home furnishings prices to finally rise above Great Recession levels in 2009.
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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.