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HFA Announces 2017 ROTY Winners

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is proud to announce the winners of its 2017 Retailer of the Year awards, which celebrates retailers who exhibit exceptional examples of philanthropy, technology, customer experience, mentoring, sustainability and store design/merchandising.

Father and son duo David and Brad Schweig of Sunnyland Outdoor Furniture in Dallas are the HFA Retailer of the Year in the category of businesses with a sales volume under $10 million. Sunnyland is the first casual furniture retailer to win HFA’s Retailer of the Year award.

This 47-year-old company is the largest outdoor and patio casual furniture store in Texas with a 37,000 sq. ft. showroom, clearance center and on-site distribution center. David prides himself on working in an industry “whose primary purpose is to improve the quality of life of customers by providing them with comfort and relaxation.”

The Schweigs will receive their award and be celebrated at the 2017 Home Furnishings Association’s Retailer of the Year awards event June 5 at the annual Home Furnishings Networking Conference in San Antonio.

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The Most Popular Interior Design Styles in Each State

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The Long Home Market Shift

Monday, August 14, 2017

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Housing Starts Poised to Surge

Monday, August 14, 2017

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Woodard Names 2017 Top Sales Award Winners

Friday, August 11, 2017

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