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Wes Stewart,

Managing Partner of Sunset West USA

Vista, CA

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “I enjoy the coverage of all the interrelated topics and categories within and around casual furniture. I feel that Hearth & Home offers a complete perspective on the industry. To date, my favorite article was the profile of Richard and Catherine Frinier in February’s issue.”

Bill Vanderminden,

Executive Vice President of Telescope Casual Furniture

Queensbury, NY

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “I have always been impressed with the depth of the reporting and the usefulness of the articles and the editorials regarding our industry. As well, the quality of the magazine itself has always been First Class.”

Suzie Roberts,

Vice President of Glen Raven

Burlington, NC

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “Our industry is a very close group, and reading Hearth & Home is a great way to stay current on all that is happening in our markets. Hearth & Home covers all segments of the industry, and provides an in-depth discussion on the challenges and successes of the industry. It’s a must-read!”

Phil Squarie,

President of Luxe Furniture Co. / Luxe BBQ Co.


Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “It’s the best place to gauge the temperature of the industry; there’s nothing better than Hearth & Home for that. I love the ‘new products’ in there as well.”

Susan Kiley,

Retail Owner of Bay Breeze Patio

Destin, FL

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “Good new product reviews. Nice balance between Hearth and Patio. Relevant demographic information.”

Chris Price,

Regional Sales Manager of Sunbrella

Athens, GA

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “I enjoy reading Richard’s ‘Perspective,’ and learning about the hearth and barbecue industries. I especially like reading the September casual show issue, specifically the ‘Sitting Pretty’ article to learn what the furniture manufacturers are thinking.

“I love the retailer comments, as sometimes there are true gems in the candid musings. I also like the fact that Richard, Jackie, and Tom have been together so long; they’ve created a lot of trust and good will.”

Jeni Forman,

Senior Vice President, U.S. Sales & Marketing, Dealer & Wholesale of Hearth & Home Technologies

Lakeville, MN

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “I enjoy reading Hearth & Home magazine because it highlights so many people and businesses who are passionate about the hearth business. The spotlights on businesses, articles on trends in product categories, and the insights on market conditions are some of my favorite elements.”

David Leung,

President of RATANA International


Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home:Hearth & Home has been my go-to source for news and business developments in the hearth and outdoor furniture industry. It covers trends, news, new products, and business developments in the hearth, barbecue, and patio furniture industries.”

Gregg and Keith Guidry,

Owner & Manager of Percy Guidry Manufacturing, Percy Guidry Hearth & Patio, Cajun Grill

Lafayette, LA

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home:

Gregg: “As a retail manager, the main reason to read Hearth & Home is to see the new products and trends. Also, to learn better ways to market, display, train sales staff, expand offerings, etc. To read what’s working in other markets, implement it, and see your company prosper is the greatest feeling.

“From a manufacturer’s point of view, the retailer has the pulse on the U.S. consumer, their wants and don’t wants. The retailer highlight articles are great resources. Hearth & Home also aids me in product design, where to expand, and where to eliminate.”

Keith: “Keeping up-to-date with current topics and products. H&H always has great content on marketing and suggestions on how to compete in this ever-changing marketplace.”

Dan Bonar,

Director of Sales & Marketing of ICC Industrial Chimney Company

Montréal, Québec

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home:Hearth & Home feels like it really has its finger on the industry’s pulse. Reading it gives me insight into my competition, my customers, and the industry as a whole. The industry numbers are helpful in planning, and it’s always exciting to see our products on the back cover!”