Expert Voices

5 questions with Lloyd Flanders’ Bryan Echols

For more than a century, Lloyd Flanders has produced high-end outdoor furnishings in their Menominee, […]

Expert Voices

See how you can use team communication to boost business

At the start of the new year, I sit with my team of bookkeepers, junior […]

Industry News

State of the Industry 2019: Tariffs leave many waiting for a reprieve

This year has proved to be yet another season of change for the casual industry. Over […]

Casual Furniture Retailers

How can you make your outdoor retail space shoppable?

Merchandising casual furniture and accessories both in the showroom and on the retail floor is […]

Business News

ICFA updates format of seventh annual pre-market educational program

How can bricks and mortar stores compete with online stores? Marketing experts at Ace Hardware […]

Business News

Five questions to ask before working with 3D visualization

After speaking with home furnishings company leaders at High Point Market in April, it was […]

Designer Profile

Are you a designer? We want your opinion!

Casual Living has opened its 2019 Designer Survey, and we are calling all designers to participate! This […]

Expert Voices

Which color trend will dominate in 2020?

We all know how popular the color brown has been in the casual industry. But […]

Business News

How are retailers responding to the challenge of keeping good employees?

Retailers in the outdoor furnishings space do well in recruiting and retaining employees when they […]

Business News

Casual industry leaders react to Chinese penalty tariff increases

In the months since President Donald Trump enacted a 10% tariff on $200 billion in […]