Lunch & Learn at Tupelo Market

TupeloROSEVILLE, Calif.- The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA), the Tupelo Furniture Market and the Southeastern Home Furnishings Association (SEHFA) are sponsoring Lunch & Learn seminars during the Tupelo Furniture Market, Aug. 14-16, featuring John McCloskey and John Egger of Profitability Consulting Group.

The NAHFA/SEHFA booth will be located in Building 6, Booth #6037. Market attendees will be able to visit with the principals from PCG in the booth before and after the scheduled seminars.

"We're excited to partner with SEHFA and the Tupelo Market to bring this Lunch & Learn event to attendees," said NAHFA Executive Vice President Mary Frye. "One of the association's goals is to provide retailers the tools they need to improve their businesses and our offering programs like this during markets is just one way we're able to do so."

The first program, on Aug. 14 at 11 a.m., will focus on sales and profitability, followed at 1:30 p.m. by a discussion of operations and profitability. On Aug. 15, the first talk, at 11 a.m., will focus on running a profitable delivery department, followed at 1:30 p.m. by a one-hour session focused on the difficulties of bringing in new customers and retaining old ones during difficult economic times. On Aug. 16, the first talk, at 11 a.m., will be a one-hour session focused on increasing overall sales and the profitability on existing sales, followed at 1:30 p.m. by a one-hour session focused on increasing your overall bottom line by reducing operational costs.

The sessions will take place in the Magnolia Room in Building 2.

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