Furniture First strives to help independent furniture retailers thrive for generations. We provide group volume advantages through services, member relationships, and vendor partnerships to our home furnishings retailers. Founded in 1994, the group includes 229 stockholder-members who operate more than 512 furniture and mattress stores in 47 states. Together, Furniture First members generate more than $2.8 billion in retail sales.
Furniture First offers more furniture and mattress programs than any other industry buying group. We negotiate best pricing and rebates with manufacturers in all product categories. Members benefit from the group’s private label programs for mattresses, upholstery, motion, and protection.
Business service programs include members-only performance groups, highly competitive consumer financing rates, Visa / MasterCard processing, HR, and exclusive tools for sales analysis. Marketing programs range from TV, print and direct mail to websites, email, PPC, and social media. Members network and learn from one another at market meetings and symposiums. Furniture First’s members-only website allows retailers to share ideas and research solutions to problems through an online discussion forum.