Casual Industry Salutes 2014 Award Winners
September 19, 2014
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honored top retailers, manufacturers, representatives and designers this week at a gala awards celebration
Casual Industry Names Manufacturer Leadership Award Recipients
September 12, 2014
The International Casual Furnishings Association presented its 2014 Manufacturer Leadership Awards today during the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in Chicago.
Hirschhaut Named Executive Director of ICFA
July 28, 2014
ICFA has named Jackie Hirschhaut as its new executive director following the retirement of long-time head Joseph Logan
Brown and Schlesinger Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards
June 18, 2014
ICFA has named William S. Brown Sr. and Fred Schlesinger the 2014 recipients of the casual industry's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tickets Available for ICFA Awards Gala
June 6, 2014
Tickets for the 2014 ICFA Awards Gala when on sale this week.
Longtime ICFA Executive to Step Down
June 4, 2014
Joseph P. Logan has announced he will step down from his post July 25.
Apollo Award Finalists Named
May 29, 2014
The International Casual Furnishings Association announces the finalists for the 2014 Apollo Awards.
Results of ICFA Retail Benchmarking Survey Available
May 21, 2014
Results of a new benchmarking survey conducted earlier this year among U.S.-based retailers of outdoor home furnishings and accessories are now available from the International Casual Furnishing Association.
ICFA Calls for Design Excellence Entries
May 15, 2014
Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Design Excellence Awards competition, the premier design recognition for home furnishings and accessories produced for outdoor living.
ICFA Announces 2014 Retail Council Leadership
January 7, 2014
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) announces that Kristine Schultz-Hutchinson of Patios Plus of Rancho Mirage, Calif., has been named chairman of the organizationís Retail Council for 2014.
ICFA Continues Fall Webinar Series
October 23, 2013
The International Casual Furnishings Association will continue its fall webinar series on Wednesday, November 20, with "Your Customer Doesnít Live Here Anymore," designed to help businesses identify and target market to their core customers.
ICFA Offers Marketing Webinar
October 2, 2013
On Wednesday, October 16, the International Casual Furnishings Association will present a one-hour webinar to provide proven marketing tips for outdoor specialty stores to attract more customers, make more effective use of social media and close more sales.