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MEMBER BENEFITS GUIDE

ASSOCIATION

2014


PROGRAMS In-Store Financing

Lowest EVERY DAY financing rates

In-Store Financing – Every Day, Every Dollar

Why go it alone? You have access to the lowest EVERY DAY financing rates in the industry PLUS rebates back to you with the In-Store Financing program. Our EVERY DAY financing rates are based on more than $400 million in annual volume

CALL TODAY FOR THE RATE SHEET AND HOLIDAY PROMOTIONS Secondary & Alternative Financing

Bankcard Processing

Exclusive program features: •  Dedicated marketing and client relationship team •  Open to buy reports and consumer sweepstakes sponsored by GE Capital •  Furniture industry insights and case studies •  Consumer spending statistical data •  Members-only holiday specials A simple one-page dealer application will have you transacting in less than 7 days!

Don't let opportunity walk out your door Drive sales growth and increase customer loyalty with secondary & No Credit Check financing options ALL AT MEMBER PRICING Multiple Lenders - Increase stability, flexibility and scalability for your alternative financing program Multiple Products - Reach a broader range of consumers with revolving credit, loans and lease purchase products Multiple Channels - Integrate with your existing sales channels, Point of Sale (POS), Kiosk, Merchant Web Portal, Tablet, eCommerce Single Integration - One-time integration enables you to easily add or change lenders and products

Paying too much for bankcard processing?

Call for a statement analysis •  Straightforward interchange plus pricing or tiered pricing •  No per-transaction fees •  No contracts Ask us about our •  Easy one-page application process •  Dedicated account manager

Check Solutions

FREE EQUIPMENT

LOWEST RATES IN THE INDUSTRY

Save 10% or more on your check guarantee processing This complete check guarantee program allows you to process your single-check transactions, all at member pricing

Multiple Check Options Now you can offer a 90-day Multiple Check Option. This no recourse, non-credit based approval process gives you the ability to let customers pay throughout 90 days.

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Check Guarantee •  Checks authorized in seconds •  Funds deposited immediately •  All equipment supplied by CrossCheck


PROGRAMS Shipping Programs

Highly Discounted—Affordable—Cost-Effective

Small Package Save up to

27%

Tradeshow Get a Discounted quote at PartnerShip.com/Quote

LTL Freight Save at least

70%

•  Highly discounted Small Package shipping services from FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery® •  Affordable LTL Freight shipping options with reputable national and regional carriers •  Cost-effective Tradeshow shipping solutions, with guaranteed on-time delivery Simple to Save! Online calculator helps you find your best savings

Employee Uniforms

Create the perfect image with discounted logo-branded apparel •  Purchase Program: Up to 60% off the top-selling items, plus a 17% discount off the entire Aramark catalog •  A rental program that ensures you get a cost-effective, hassle-free uniform program delivered right to your door

Call NAHFA for a complete catalog of apparel products

Office Supplies

Receive the deepest discounts on office products •  National account pricing on more than 100,000 office supply items •  Save 15-30% more than the lowest retail price on your top 100 items, in-store and online •  Save 5% more than the lowest retail prices in-store and online on everything else you buy* •  Custom billing and reporting •  FREE Next-business day delivery of in-stock items on orders of $50 or more

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* Exclusions apply

Paint Program

A fresh new look at 20% off national account pricing You’ve got it made in the shade Your showroom is at its best with pops of color that are current and fresh. Refresh, renovate or accentuate; Sherwin Williams paint is a simple and affordable way to show your customers you have the perfect palette for any room. All members receive national account prices plus an additional 20% off on all Sherwin Williams manufactured paints.

Call today for your member-only card—(800) 422-3778

Phone: (800) 422-3778 or (916) 784-7677

Fax: (916) 784-7697

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PROGRAMS Insurance

Protect your employees and your business with customized insurance Together with Association Insurance Services and their program with the Hartford, we bring you the ONLY Home Furnishings Industry Business Insurance Program. We are building the largest volume to control YOUR pricing giving you a greater voice to ask for more, like price concessions, dividend programs and special forms of coverage. •  Property and casualty •  Commercial auto •  Workers’ compensation •  Employment practices liability

Labor Law & HR Consulting

Call for •  General liability a quote •  Umbrella TODAY! •  Medical

Solve human resource and employee issues at no cost to you •  Unlimited telephone access to human resource lawyers and consultants •  Access to a complete data and labor law library—including wage and hour laws •  Wage, salary and benefits data •  Guidance to problems with: State labor code, Federal wage and hour compliance, OSHA compliance

Traffic Driver GET IT NEAR ME

Music & Messaging

Call for a FREE DEMO New DIGITAL SIGNAGE!

Connect with Wayfair's 11 million online shoppers and drive traffic to your store Wayfair, the largest online-only furniture retailer in the U.S., offers an exclusive opportunity to drive local traffic to your sales floor. Most Wayfair shoppers will never buy online but are looking for a local showroom, and the Get It Near Me program refers these shoppers directly to retailers in their area.

Create your personalized radio station •  80% of purchase decisions are made while customers are in your store— create music with your customer in mind •  Ten custom commercial announcements produced at any length (10, 15, 30 or 60 seconds) •  Three new commercial announcements each quarter •  Manage your music and messaging with just a few clicks

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES & PROGRAMS Government Relations

We are YOUR VOICE in Washington D.C. Government relations are a critical part of doing business. Working diligently on your behalf, our team gathers legislative and regulatory information, studies the impact, shares the results, and helps you influence the decision makers. Member Exclusive Benefits: •  Regular updates on the legislation and regulations that affect your business and the industry. •  Information on how—and why—it is important to get involved •  Support from staff, the Government Relations Action Team, and Washington, D.C. Counsel •  A unified voice to promote and protect your interest and success as a home furnishings retailer.

Training & Manuals

FAX Black & White Version

•  California Truth in Advertising Manual •  Career Brochure •  Retail Software Systems Survey •  Internship Manual •  Safety Information & Manuals •  All in One—Federal & State Labor Law Poster Federal & State Labor Law Poster includes free monthly updates for one year

Publications

Your membership entitles you to a FREE subscription to the only nationwide association magazine for the home furnishings industry.

NAHFA has secured a special rate to Furniture Today for our members. •  1 Year Subscription for $99 (Save 42%) •  2 Year Subscription for $189 (Save 44%) •  3 Year Subscription for $279 (Save 45%)

FREE

SUBSCRIPTION

Subscribe @ www.retailerNOWmag.com REV. Summer 2014

Phone: (800) 422-3778 or (916) 784-7677

Fax: (916) 784-7697

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Yesterday

What began as three well respected organizations— National Home Furnishings Association, Western Home Furnishings Association and Home Furnishings Independents Association—is now one: North American Home Furnishings Association.

ASSOCIATION

Today

You have the expertise, connections and influence of leaders and staff from three organizations working for you. You have access to the programs that each organization brings into the new Association. You have a stronger voice on every matter. We are taking the best of the past, sharing and implementing best ideas and are eager to get to work on a remarkable future. You can expect to enjoy membership benefits as you did before…plus so much more. We are working to deliver more personalized and purposeful services to every home furnishings retailer.

Tomorrow

Join us on this journey. It will be exciting, fresh and fun. Be on the forefront of creating a 21st century organization that helps you thrive.

Here’s to Your Future!

kcrawford@nahfa.org • nahfa.org • @thenahfa


NAHFA Member Benefits Guide — Summer 2014