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choose RetailerNOW?
WHY
choose RetailerNOW?
The only
association
publication
delivered to
dedicated
members
nationwide
Pre-qualified
database
ensures your
message hits
the bullseye
each and
every time.
National Home Furnishings Association and Western Home Furnishings
Association have joined forces to bring the industry a BOLD new
publication!
Written for, by and about the progressive leaders in the home furnishings
industry, RetailerNOW will elevate and inspire our industry to think beyond
traditional boundaries and expand conversations to create the vision that
will shape our future.
RetailerNOW offers advertisers an expanded audience of innovative home
furnishings professionals eager to succeed in business NOW. It is the only
association publication delivered to dedicated members nationwide.
Join the conversation. RetailerNOW.
Now we’re talking!
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WHO
reads this
marvelous
magazine?
Unique point of
view from the
retailer, for the
retailer. Making
RetailerNOW the
most communitydriven publication
in the industry.
✦✦ 98% of readership is pre-qualified home furnishings
retailers
✦✦ 48% of the entire nation’s home furnishings retail
industry decision makers.
✦✦ Really…it is the people you want to reach…period.
Combined Readerships: More than 12,000 readers with each issue.
Plus additional distribution at major industry events including Markets
and the largest united industry conference, The Home Furnishings
Industry Conference. Digital version extends the readership to over
18,000 worldwide.
Your Retail Target Audience
(Type of Store)
Full-line
Bedding
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Flooring
3%
75%
2%
2%
8%
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Interior Design
Specialty Categories
2012 Editorial Calendar
Ready to change
the landscape of
the industry?
WHAT
are we talking about?
Keeping up
with the trends,
strategies & stories
that matter
May: Premier Issue........................ “No Excuses”
Product Focus: Bedding
Ad Reservation 3/16 | Artwork Due 3/22
June: Weighing In..........................“The Pendulum Shift”
Product Focus: Outdoor & Made in America
Ad Reservation 4/30 | Artwork Due 5/15
July: Next on Deck.........................“Put Me in Coach”
Product Focus: Accessories
Ad Reservation 6/1 | Artwork Due 6/15
August: Head in the Clouds...........“The Un-Connected Retailer”
Product Focus: Flooring
Ad Reservation 7/5 | Artwork Due 7/15
September: Reinvention...............“To Open or Close”
Product Focus: Sustainability
Ad Reservation 8/6 | Artwork Due 8/15
October: The Numbers..................“Consumer-ology”
Product Focus: Bedding
Ad Reservation 8/28 | Artwork Due 9/11
Nov/Dec: Time Travel...................“Now and Then”
Product Focus: Lighting
Ad Reservation 10/4 | Artwork Due 10/15
Editorial focus created by a diverse committee of retailers who are
looking at issues facing them today to provide information for tomorrow.
Enjoy the conversation. RetailerNOW. Now we’re talking!
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