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Stephanie Smith replied to Jordan Barrick's discussion Lamp Vendors
"Cal lighting, Quiozel and Natural Light are good light companies also!"
yesterday
Stephanie Smith replied to Jordan Barrick's discussion Commission Sales Persons? Ups System? How do You do it?
"Jordan, We have commissions at our store. Our employees get 5% on all items and 25% commission on any warranties they add on plus $4 and hour. Most of the time this works perfectly fine however we do every now and then have a few who are not happy…"
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Ashley Schmidt and Dorian Stacy Sims are now friends
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Lee Beatrous is attending Next Generation Now's event
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Las Vegas Market Lunch with Leaders at Las Vegas Market, Various Showrooms

July 28, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Appointments available from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. What would you ask an Industry Expert? Big-name industry leaders are opening their busy market schedules for lunch appointments with next-generation home furnishings professionals.   This exclusive opportunity provides you with quality face time with top industry executives, who can offer invaluable advice, give feedback on your ideas, and become mentors in your career. Build bridges faster than your predecessors did. Featured Leaders:Keith…See More
Jul 17
Ryan Felix is attending Next Generation Now's event
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Las Vegas Market BASH at World Market Center Courtyard

July 28, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
Market BASH6:00 p.m.Location (we've moved!): World Market Center CourtyardNetwork with young professionals in an exclusive NGN area of the WMC courtyard. Enjoy all the advantages the Las Vegas Market has to offer, music, drinks & a little MAGIC. Expand your circle and learn how getting connected with Next Generation NOW can help you in your professional career.See More
Jul 15
Emily Severson is attending Next Generation Now's event
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Las Vegas Market BASH at World Market Center Courtyard

July 28, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
Market BASH6:00 p.m.Location (we've moved!): World Market Center CourtyardNetwork with young professionals in an exclusive NGN area of the WMC courtyard. Enjoy all the advantages the Las Vegas Market has to offer, music, drinks & a little MAGIC. Expand your circle and learn how getting connected with Next Generation NOW can help you in your professional career.See More
Jul 10
Emily Severson is attending Next Generation Now's event
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Las Vegas Market Lunch with Leaders at Las Vegas Market, Various Showrooms

July 28, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Appointments available from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. What would you ask an Industry Expert? Big-name industry leaders are opening their busy market schedules for lunch appointments with next-generation home furnishings professionals.   This exclusive opportunity provides you with quality face time with top industry executives, who can offer invaluable advice, give feedback on your ideas, and become mentors in your career. Build bridges faster than your predecessors did. Featured Leaders:Keith…See More
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Las Vegas Market BASH at World Market Center Courtyard

July 28, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
Market BASH6:00 p.m.Location (we've moved!): World Market Center CourtyardNetwork with young professionals in an exclusive NGN area of the WMC courtyard. Enjoy all the advantages the Las Vegas Market has to offer, music, drinks & a little MAGIC. Expand your circle and learn how getting connected with Next Generation NOW can help you in your professional career.See More
Jul 9
Profile IconDonald J Surdoval, Kaitlin Surdoval and Jordan Barrick are attending Next Generation Now's event
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Las Vegas Market Lunch with Leaders at Las Vegas Market, Various Showrooms

July 28, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Appointments available from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. What would you ask an Industry Expert? Big-name industry leaders are opening their busy market schedules for lunch appointments with next-generation home furnishings professionals.   This exclusive opportunity provides you with quality face time with top industry executives, who can offer invaluable advice, give feedback on your ideas, and become mentors in your career. Build bridges faster than your predecessors did. Featured Leaders:Keith…See More
Jul 8
Kaitlin Surdoval and Kyle Johansen are now friends
Jul 8
Kyle Johansen might attend Next Generation Now's event
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Las Vegas Market BASH at World Market Center Courtyard

July 28, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
Market BASH6:00 p.m.Location (we've moved!): World Market Center CourtyardNetwork with young professionals in an exclusive NGN area of the WMC courtyard. Enjoy all the advantages the Las Vegas Market has to offer, music, drinks & a little MAGIC. Expand your circle and learn how getting connected with Next Generation NOW can help you in your professional career.See More
Jul 8
Kyle Johansen might attend Next Generation Now's event
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NGN Huddle at the Las Vegas Market at NAHFA Retailer Resource Center, B1050

July 28, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Does Your Store Have a Valuable Technology PresenceThe Age Old Question….is My Marketing Really Working?Presented by Best Buy for BusinessNAHFA Retailer Resource Center, B1050Did you know a single piece of technology can help provide the following for your stores: conversion rate, who walks in and who is passing by, dwell time, repeat customer statistics, and traffic patterns in your stores? All of these help to measure loyalty and your marketing effectiveness and do this while providing WiFi…See More
Jul 8
Sarah Dobeck and Lael Thompson are now friends
Jul 8
Ryan Felix and Clay Freed are now friends
Jul 8
Sydnee and Emily Severson are now friends
Jul 2
Casey Evans is now friends with Jeremy Johnson and Joey Gunn
Jul 2

Forum

Lamp Vendors 3 Replies

Hey All, Does anyone have a reliable lamp vendor, floor or table top? We're trying to find a source for fairly promotional to mid range lamps to carry and are having a hard time finding a company to…Continue

Started by Jordan Barrick. Last reply by Stephanie Smith yesterday.

Commission Sales Persons? Ups System? How do You do it? 4 Replies

Hey Everyone! We are looking at potentially incorporating commissions into our sales program. Right now we offer spiffs but not full line commission sales persons. What I'm trying to get advice on is…Continue

Tags: Commission

Started by Jordan Barrick. Last reply by Stephanie Smith yesterday.

Transitioning to the Next Generation of the Family Business

If there ever was a story of failure turned huge success, Hudson’s Furniture would be it.On Monday, February 24th, Flonomics CEO Charles Von Thun spoke with Josh Hudson, President of Hudson’s…Continue

Started by Ashley Schmidt Mar 19.

FBI - Doomed? 1 Reply

Future of Lane, Broyhill, etc. Will they make it? Are they even needed anymore?

Started by Kaz Haley. Last reply by Jordan Barrick Feb 15.

Blog Posts

Coaching Staff to Drive Selling Behaviors and Improve Conversions

Would you believe that a mere 1% increase in conversion rates at your store could result in thousands of dollars of revenue growth—if not more—every single year?



For many retailers, 1% isn’t an impressive enough number to make it seem worth the effort, but the truth is that even the smallest increase in the number of conversions your store sees…

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Posted by Ashley Schmidt on March 19, 2014 at 5:30pm

Where and how do you read Furniture/Today?

In our continuing effort to make Furniture Today the most important source for industry news, product information, trends and research, we want to make sure we're reaching you where and how you want to be reached.

Please take a few minutes to answer our brief survey. Your answers will be confidential and will be grouped anonymously.

You'll have the opportunity to enter your name in a drawing to win a Mini iPad after at the end of the survey.

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Posted by Dana French on September 24, 2013 at 9:26am

Combining Online and Offline Media

September 2013

Potential customers will always look you up online after receiving a marketing message from you. For starters, it helps them to legitimize your business. They might see your TV ad and it will prompt them to search online to see what you are really about.

When combining online and offline strategies, it’s proven that you will…

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Posted by Kevin Doran on September 18, 2013 at 1:03pm

It's Your Turn to be the Designer!

Help Contemporary Design Group

complete the latest
  sofa and chair design from BKind3 by Lazar!  …

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Posted by Alicia Mendez on August 23, 2013 at 2:26pm

 
 
 

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