Home Furnishings Association Announces 2024 Retailer of the Year Winners
Ashley Furniture Industries Named as Manufacturer of the Year

Carmichael, CA – Today, the Home Furnishings Association (HFA) announced the 2024 Retailer of the Year winners. Furniture industry companies earning recognition include Ashley Furniture Industries, J.B. Hunt, Mueller Furniture & Mattress, and Raymour & Flanagan Furniture. The HFA also awarded two industry executives for their work, Jeff Child of RC Willey Furniture and Shane Pohlman of NFM.

Presented by the Home Furnishings Association, Retailer of the Year Awards are an annual recognition of the home furnishings industry’s highest achievers. Nominated by the industry and judged by an industry panel, these awards honor professionals in several distinct categories: Retailer of the Year, Manufacturer of the Year, HFA Partner of the Year, Trailblazer, and Emerging Star.

The official announcement was made during the HFA annual membership meeting held virtually on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. Each will receive their awards in stores or showrooms so HFA can celebrate with each winner and their teams.

2024 HFA Retailer of the Year Winners:

HFA Retailer of the Year with 50 or more employees:
Raymour & Flanagan Furniture, headed by Seth Goldberg

HFA Retailer of the Year for fewer than 50 employees:
Mueller Furniture & Mattress, headed by Mark Mueller

HFA Manufacturer of the Year
Ashley Furniture Industries

HFA Partner of the Year
J.B. Hunt Transportation

HFA Trailblazer:
Jeff Child, President of RC Willey Furniture

HFA Emerging Star:
Shane Pohlman, Director of Furniture, NFM

“Our Retailers of the Year all reflect a high level of excellence in their work. The judges felt this group exemplifies innovation, determination, and unwavering strength in the face of industry challenges for all retailers. I can’t wait to celebrate with them at their stores in the coming weeks”, says Mark Schumacher, Home Furnishings Association CEO.
For more information about HFA’s Retailer of the Year awards and the 2024 winners, please visit www.myhfa.org/roty or contact


About the Home Furnishings Association:
The Home Furnishings Association (HFA), with roots dating back to 1920, is North America's largest non-profit trade organization devoted specifically to the needs and interests of home furnishings retailers, with more than 1,500 members representing more than 10,000 storefronts across all 50 states and several countries. HFA provides members with programs, resources, services, and a unified voice in government relations by collaborating with home furnishings industry suppliers, vendors, affiliates, and other organizations. For more information on the HFA, visit www.myhfa.org.

Source: Home Furnishings Association