Storm Over Procurement Loopholes

A storm is brewing over government procurement policies within the furnishing sector, with Members of Australia’s peak industry body, the Australasian Furnishing Association (AFA), pushing for reform. It seems that the AFA may have ‘hit a nerve’, with the issue...

Understanding Digital Marketing Gobbledygook

Blogs. Posts. Likes. SEO. PPC. Analytics. IoT. Is it all gobbledygook to you? Let’s make it short, sharp and simple. An interactive introduction to online digital marketing that won’t make your brain explode. And better still, won’t make you feel like a ‘dummy’. Learn...

Bunks and Bean Bags top the list of failures

A further nine furniture product safety recalls were reported to the ACCC this month, with Bunk Beds and Bean Bags heading the list and eBay being amongst the sellers under scrutiny. Retailers have been warned to meet their obligations. Concerns are increasing over...

LUXXBOX BRINGS HOME SWAG OF INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

In a major coup for authentic Australian design, AFA Member, Luxxbox, has taken out a number of awards at NeoCon 2019, the world’s leading trade show event for the commercial design industry. Making their NeoCon debut this year, Luxxbox showcased a number of new...

Double win for tree-saving tech

A world-first Australian technology that converts plantation logs into mature hardwood in just a day, has won two Awards at this year’s prestigious Good Design Awards Ceremony. 3RT’s digital production unit won the Engineering Design category for...

Product Recall Insurance a MUST for Furnishing Industry

Product recalls are on the rise as ever increasing consumer protection and new regulations come into play. It does not take much of a defect to fail to meet various legislation and Australian Standards. Australian businesses in the furnishing industry are responsible...