Hooker Furnishings joins the SFC

MARTINSVIILLE, Va. – Hooker Furnishings has joined the more than 400-member Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) “to further its support of positive environmental change within the …

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Blog: How to keep those customer reviews coming (and positive)

Years ago when online business reviews became more prevalent, retailers were told how important it was to get customers to leave reviews and how reviews could affect their business. That’s still just as important today, but I recently came across two statistics that are going to complicate how online reviews work altogether: 86% of consumers only pay attention to reviews from the last 90 days, and 73% of consumers only pay attention to reviews written in the last month.

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3 phases to preparing for the inevitable

There are many moving parts when it comes to running an independent business, and while most business owners tend to the urgent matters first, some may be forgetting an important and inevitable event coming up in the future: transition.

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