Welcome to the IMC High Point Virtual Market Business Briefs page. Here you’ll find helpful resources, information and insights from leading industry experts.
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Epperson tells retailers to prep now for stores opening later
In the Home Furnishings Association’s weekly webinar series Thursday, industry analyst Jerry Epperson acknowledged the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on furniture retailers, but he also offered heaping doses of optimism and hope for an industry in need of both.
Readying for Recovery Webinar
Everyone is trying to figure out what the “new normal” will look like when your stores reopen. What will recovery look like to you and your customers? What product categories will be available? What will be most in demand? How can you prepare? Industry analyst and icon Jerry Epperson will answer these questions and more in this webinar “Readying for the Recovery”.
Business Cents: thoughts on the post-pandemic action plan - Home Goods Online
For the past seven weeks, the world has been focused on one thing: the COVID-19 pandemic. In a special edition of Business Cents, my conversation with Albert Marrache, president of Phoenix AMD International tackles the questions surrounding what Canadian furniture, mattress and appliances retailers should be doing right now to get ready for the new normal and how business has been changed forever.
HFA is a trade organization for retailers and has shared resources during this COVID-19 crisis.
Webinars and Events
Hear from industry experts, peers and thought leaders about what’s next for the home furnishings industry and earn CEU credits at the same time.