Author, keynote speaker and retail expert Steve Dennis joins guest host Thomas Lester for an in-depth discussion about retails most disruptive forces and what companies need to do to survive them.

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Serial entrepreneur and founder of Dwell Studio and The Inside, Christiane Lemieux has uncovered the secret of disruption. Discussing her new book "Frictionless: Why the Future of Everything Will be Fast, Fluid and Made Just For You," she explains how companies that remove obstacles and give consumers back time have come to dominate the marketplace. Find out how to reduce friction in your business in this insight-packed discussion.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, wood resources and retailers alike are seeing more opportunity to develop, merchandise and sell home office furniture and casual dining. In today's On The Record podcast, Tom Russell, Furniture Today senior editor of case goods and global sourcing, discusses these trends with with four industry experts: Jeremy Hoff, president of Hooker Furniture Legacy Brands; John Iasiello, senior vice president of strategic planning and business development at Riverside Furniture; Jeff Harris, president and CEO of Furnitureland South; and Kyle Johansen, executive director of merchandising at HOM Furniture.

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Furniture Today’s Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin hosts a panel of retail thought leaders including Jeff Harris, CEO of Furnitureland South, and Andrew Koenig, president of City Furniture, to discuss the evolving nature of the furniture business in a world being reshaped by a pandemic. Find out how these industry innovators are planning for the remainder of 2020 and beyond.

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Custom furniture maker Prominence Furniture is looking to capture attention for a new patented sleeper sofa design with an appearance on popular TV show Shark Tank. Drake Leonard, director of operations, shares inside insights on “chumming for the sharks,” with this unique knock-down design.

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