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Dustin Bowman,

Manager of Bowman’s Stove & Patio

Ephrata, PA

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “To keep up with what’s new in the industry. To learn from the articles written about other successful stores around the country. To see sales trends.”

Karen Elder,

Marketing Manager and Global Product Manager of SCHOTT

Louisville, KY

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “The magazine was placed in my hands on my first day at SCHOTT and I was told that THIS is what I needed in order to start learning about the industry. It is still my go-to source for anything that is happening in the industry, from the day-to-day to long-term trends.”

David Kuhfahl,

President of HearthStone

Lake Elmore, VT

 “Hearth & Home is and has been the primary internal voice of our industry. Hearth & Home is a watchdog for breaking news and the reliable place to sense trends, and also occasionally to be heard. I most appreciate the stories by industry experts that follow regulation and market trends.”

Joseph Cilio,

Chief Operating Office, President of Alfresco Home

Pottstown, PA

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “It’s simply full of tremendous ideas, real facts, interesting personal journeys, and valuable data encompassing the broader outdoor living industry.”

Michael Robertori & Theresa Deere,

Proprietors of Villa Terrazza Patio & Home

Sonoma, CA

Reasons for Reading Hearth & Home: “Articles offer great insight for increasing store traffic and sales. It provides great profiles of other stores, and is an excellent mouthpiece for manufacturers to express their viewpoints and philosophies. We see a lot of new product in the advertising before we go to markets, and frequently modify our show plan to make sure we see manufacturers whose new products we saw in the magazine.”

Martin Miles,

CEO of Miles Industries

North Vancouver, Canada

Hearth & Home maintains a consistently high standard, and its feature articles are always topical, timely, and well researched. I like the way Hearth & Home profiles and introduces us to such a wide variety of people and businesses.”

Megan Garner Thomas,

Store Manager of Antique Brick and Block & Antique Brick Outdoors

Little Rock, AR

“It’s our connection to the entire industry. I most love the store profiles that feature independent retailers. It gives us a chance to see the challenges that folks similar to us are facing and how they deal with those challenges and, ultimately, what they’re doing well that we can learn from.”

Chuck Adams,

CEO of The Companion Group

Berkeley, CA

“Keeps me in touch with the heartbeat of the industry, access to industry data and usually several highlighted retailers whose stories I enjoy.”

Pat Bourque,

Owner of Maritime Fireplaces Ltd./A1 Chimney Sweepers Ltd.

Moncton, New Brunswick

Reasons for reading Hearth & Home: "Richard’s comments on the industry, fireside chats, who’s done the best ad."

Jackie Hirschhaut,

Executive Director of International Casual Furnishings Association

High Point, NC

“As a newcomer to the casual furnishings industry over the past year, I’m trying to learn as much as possible about the category. Hearth & Home provides insights on a wide array of topics with thorough reporting. I especially enjoyed the recent profile of Nebraska Furniture Mart’s new store opening in Texas.”