In its first-ever virtual format, the Leadership Conference offered multiple stages and more content than ever before. Some of the best-known leaders in the industry weighed in, as well as second-, third- and even fourth-generation leaders taking the helm of a family business.
Plus experts across the gamut of the industry shared their specialized insights in how to reinvent everything from finance to final mile, from bedding to store experience, and so much more.
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You may be familiar with the phrase: To everything there is a season. The keynote speaker for this year’s Furniture Today Leadership Conference believes this period during the pandemic is just that, not a new normal, but a season or an era that’s ripe with opportunity.
Being adaptable and comfortable with constant change are two important abilities a new generation of retail leaders say helped them as they moved into leadership roles in the family business.
Furniture Today presented three awards at the recent Leadership Conference: one Service to the Industry Award and two Leadership Awards.
The “4th option’ concept, says Kaihan Krippendorff, is about outthinking vs. outplaying the competition.
CEOs from three of the most well-known and respected brands in the industry shared their thoughts on what reinvention has meant to their companies, and what it means moving forward.
Leaders in the e-commerce space say consumers are demanding more out of brands and better online experiences, so e-tailers will need to be agile and show a willingness to change in order to remain relevant.
Designer and author Christiane Lemieux doesn’t see the current increased demand for furniture slowing down any time soon.
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated the shift to e-commerce and made consumers’ homes the increasing focal point for an increased range of entertainment and business activities, according to research conducted by Furniture Today Strategic Insights.
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