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Furniture Designs Trending in 2023

By Michael Robinson | July 28, 2022

As a retailer and a builder it is important to stay on top of the trends. Here are some of the furniture styles, colors, materials, and hardware we see trending for 2023.

Are Builders Done Raising Furniture Prices?

Are Builders Done Raising Furniture Prices?

By VIZTECH Furniture | July 13, 2022

The big question our retailers are asking themselves is whether or not wholesale furniture pricing will continue to rise. Here are a few things we are seeing in the industry that could affect the pricing for furniture in the next several months.

A woodworking shop damaged due to storms Holmes County, Ohio

Massive storms blow through northeast Ohio affecting builders

By VIZTECH Furniture | June 15, 2022

You may have heard of the massive storms that blew through Northeast Ohio bringing winds over 100 mph, hail, and possibly tornadoes. The storms have affected some of our builders in Holmes County as well as our local office in Berlin.

Search Engine Optimization

What is SEO and how can it help your website?

By VIZTECH Furniture | April 13, 2022

How to improve the search engine optimization of your website: keyword planning, creating content, and creating backlinks.

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Amish Furniture Styles: A Brief Guide

By VIZTECH Furniture | February 15, 2022

When selling Amish-made furniture you will need to distinguish between the different styles of furniture available and the characteristics unique to each style. There are five main styles of Amish furniture which include traditional, mission, shaker, modern, and rustic.

What is CGI Furniture?

By VIZTECH Furniture | January 27, 2022

Here’s why CGI is becoming the new standard for the furniture industry. This new technology makes it easier for furniture manufacturers and retailers to market to their customers.

Furniture Magazine

How To Stay Up To Date On Furniture Styles And Trends

By VIZTECH Furniture | January 25, 2022

Furniture styles and trends can shift from one year to the next, which is why it’s important to always stock the pieces that are most likely to sell right now.

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Things To Know About Selling Wholesale Amish Furniture

By Josh Troyer | January 20, 2022

These are some things you should know about selling wholesale Amish furniture in your retail store or on your website.

The VIZTECH Kiosk: A New Way Of Selling Amish Furniture

A New Way To Sell Amish Furniture

By VIZTECH Furniture | December 10, 2021

Are you tired of endlessly searching through catalogs to find the right piece of furniture for a customer? Do you lose sales because customers can’t make up their minds about what they want? It was problems like these along with furniture retailers in the Amish furniture industry that helped to create our kiosk system.

Beware the Curve

By VIZTECH Furniture | November 22, 2021

It’s no secret that lumber prices have been exponentially high since 2020. As material availability is also in short supply, it has required many businesses to adapt to inflation and demand. You may be wondering, is this going to be a permanent change to the furniture industry? In short, the answer appears to be no.…

New Footage For Our Retailers

By Josh Troyer | August 18, 2021

It took us several months to complete but we are now finished with a huge video and picture project for our future furniture retailers. It was several months ago when we had a meeting to discuss the problem of building a retail website for Amish furniture but not having any pictures or videos of the…

Things You May Not Know About Our Portal

By VIZTECH Furniture | May 21, 2021

There is more to our portal than just catalogs and pictures. We are working hard to create tools that are helpful for any retailer who is selling Amish-made furniture. Here are some features on our website that can help you connect with our Amish builders and sell more of their products in your store.

Kiosk Product Pricing Now Available

By VIZTECH Furniture | May 6, 2021

  The VIZTECH Furniture Kiosk just got better! Pricing for select Design Center products has become available to all current and new kiosk owners.   How will this latest feature better the kiosk? Though not all of our products have custom pricing available, a majority of our Design Center products do. This will allow your…

Canal Dover is our featured builder this quarter edition of the VIZTECH newsletter

Featured Builder: Canal Dover

By VIZTECH Furniture | February 10, 2021

Once known as Valley View Oak, Canal Dover Furniture has been crafting heirloom quality furniture in the rolling hills of Holmes County since 1989. With a backbone of family in their community and business, owners Nicholas Pickrel, Darren Schrock, and Jared Lapp work with their dedicated team to deliver beautiful, American-made solid wood products. Wonderful…

Kiosk Design Center Video

Kiosk Design Center Video

By VIZTECH Furniture | May 19, 2020

Karston demonstrates how the kiosk design center can change your showroom and help your customers visualize their furniture. Contact us for a free demo to learn how you can change the way you sell Amish furniture!

DISC Personality Assessment for Businesses

By Dave Kauffman | May 4, 2020

Dave describes the four personality types (DISC) to help us better understand the dynamics of working with others in a business environment. “D” Personality The “D” personalities are dominant, decisive, and dogmatic. These are the people who make quick decisions and are focused on results. “I” Personality The “I” personalities are influential, inspiring, and generally…

How Serving Leaders Respond to Crises

By Luke Kuepfer | May 4, 2020

COVID-19 has presented all of us with challenges never before experienced by those presently alive on the planet. These are difficult days; many small businesses are struggling to survive. But, with great crises also come great opportunities. There IS hope for all of us. There IS light at the other end of the COVID-19 tunnel.…

Furniture Care

By VIZTECH Furniture | December 16, 2019

Wood Polish wood furniture at least twice a year. We recommend either “All in 1” or Guardsman Polish. Most spray polishes contain silicone which can damage the finish after repeated use. Therefore, regardless of what kind of polish you use, make sure it does not contain silicone. Do not use any polish in an aerosol…

How to Market Furniture on Facebook

By Josh Troyer | December 16, 2019

Facebook is a powerful tool for marketing your products to your customers. Here are a few tips to make your Facebook page more effective. Make sure your information is up to date Before you start any kind of Facebook advertising you will want to make sure you have created a business page (not a personal…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Furniture Website

By Josh Troyer | December 16, 2019

Having a website is important to lead people to your furniture store but are you getting as many customers as you could be getting? Here are a few ways to improve the effectiveness of your website.   Local Listings Can people find you on Apple Maps? Do you have a bad review on Yelp? Google…