While some DTC companies get their start by addressing a gap in product offerings, Article’s CEO and co-founder Aamir Baig tells Furniture Today’s Bill McLoughlin that his company was addressing the process of getting the product from factory to end consumers, and prides itself in excelling at the final mile.

Charting a career path from his “discovery” on an elevator to TV shows to licensing product, designer Thom Filicia is celebrating new milestones in his design, creating “furniture designs that play well with others.”

Having learned the art of licensing at Ralph Lauren Home and starting her own business at 26, Stacy Garcia understands what it takes to build a compelling brand. Find out how grew a business that started in her basement into a global lifestyle brand.

Craig McAndrews, former Mattress Firm executive and executive professor at the University of Houston’s Sales Excellence Institute recently spoke at Furniture Today’s NEXT Conference. He revealed several potential disconnects between consumers current path to purchase and the way retailers sell them today. He also uncovered some new techniques that could help any sales professional jumpstart their business using social media. Here’s your chance to find out what you missed!

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