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O'Keeffe Named AHFA Vice President of Membership

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Mary O’Keeffe has been promoted to Vice President of Membership.

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January 31 Is Deadline for 2020 Scholarships

January 31 is the deadline for scholarships to be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Lessons for Industry in IKEA Recall

IKEA’s failure to conduct an “effective” recall was cited as a key reason for the size of the company’s recent settlement with the family of Jozef Dudek, a two-year-old boy who died in May 2017 when a three-drawer IKEA Malm dresser tipped over onto him.

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House Passes 'SOFFA'

AHFA-backed upholstered furniture flammability legislation mandates CPSC adoption of California's longtime flammability standard.

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Jeb Bassett Will Lead AHFA in 2020

John E. “Jeb” Bassett, Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President, Bassett Furniture Industries, Bassett, Va., was elected 2020 Chair of the American Home Furnishings Alliance Board of Directors during the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Miami.

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Kevin O’Connor Receives AHFA’s Highest Honor

Kevin O’Connor, former president and CEO of Samson Marketing/ Samson Holding, received the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Distinguished Service Award during the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting and CEO Conference in Miami, Florida, last week.

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Testing Leads to Product Recalls

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported this month that it has completed testing on 187 clothing storage units it purchased online earlier this year.

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AHFA Launches 20+20 Project

AHFA launches education initiative to elevate safety messaging on home furnishings websites.

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