Rebecca Miller, founder of ARTful Communication, and Michael Wentworth, principal of Greybox Intel, share insights on their partnership to help companies develop stronger emotional connections between their brands and consumers using analyses of emotional engagement, trust and other key data points, coupled with a powerful brand engagement marketing campaigns.

Rizwan Somji, CEO of Cymax, shares his insights on the changes the pandemic has had on consumer shopping behaviors and reveals a couple of key categories that have emerged as a result.

Retiring La-Z-Boy CEO Kurt Darrow and his successor, CFO Melinda Whittington, join editors Thomas Russell and Powell Slaughter to give their take on leadership transition, vision for one of the industry’s iconic brands.

Mann Armistead & Epperson Managing Director Jerry Epperson joins Furniture Today editors Tom Russell and Powell Slaughter to share his thoughts on supply chain woes’ impact on retailers, the industry’s longer term outlook and the need to raise prices for furniture.

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A first-ever Furniture Today’s Best Places to Work program launches this month, and this episode of On The Record has the inside scoop on how retail stores can capture a spot on this prestigious list. Peter Burke, president of Best Companies Group, shares insights into how companies can attract and retain their best employees, learn more about their organizations and become one of the Best Places to Work.

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In a sequel to last week’s podcast, Jeremy Hoff joins editors Thomas Russell and Powell Slaughter to talk about how his years of experience will guide his leadership of 12 industry brands under one Hooker Furniture umbrella.

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Long before Jeremy Hoff took the helm at Hooker Furniture, Furniture Today’s Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin sat down with him to talk about his insights on leadership, product development and other issues. In next week’s podcast, Furniture Today editors have another conversation with Hoff, now as CEO ready to lead this venerable company into the future.

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Caroline Hipple, the first woman-president of the Home Furnishings Hall of Fame, shares her insights on what it takes for women to succeed in the home furnishings industry and reveals what’s next for the Hall of Fame.

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Supply chain management veteran and Stone & Leigh CEO Steve Wolfe joins editors Thomas Russell and Powell Slaughter to share an outlook on shipping capacity restraints. Bottom line is that big surcharges, limited space on vessels are a fact of life at least for the next few months.

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Furniture Today’s editors share their insights on where the industry is headed in 2021 and what will be the key issues retailers, manufacturers and suppliers will face in an unpredictable year. Tune in to find out what’s next.

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