housewares

Three new directors elected to IHA board

Three new directors have been elected to the board of directors of the International Housewares Association (IHA), the full-service trade association for the housewares industry. They are: Scott Felsenthal, CEO, Whitmor, Inc.; Sal Gabbay, CEO,... more »

IMC partners with GC Buying Group

International Market Centers (IMC) and GC Buying Group announced a new partnership to produce GCX: Expo & Education, a semi-annual buying and programming event connecting gourmet and housewares brands and retailers. Following the inaugural edition... more »

Atlanta Market and LVM offer destinations for gourmet and housewares retailers

International Market Centers’ (IMC) Winter 2022 Atlanta Market and Las Vegas Market offer destinations for gourmet and housewares retailers looking for trendsetting new product, category growth opportunities and business-building education. With a combined 1,000 gourmet... more »

IHA launches news and information platform and welcomes Sean Daly to its team

International Housewares Association (IHA) launched HomePage News, the Home + Housewares Business Authority to provide the industry with an independent news and information platform, and welcomes Sean Daly as vice president, member and buyer relations.... more »

Portmeirion Group purchases Nambé

Portmeirion Group shared it purchased Nambé LLC, a U.S. homewares business. The acquisition provides the Group with additional scale in key U.S. markets and complements the existing U.S. subsidiary while continuing to diversify business into... more »

Trend expert shares latest lifestyle trends at 2019 International Home + Housewares Show

"People aren't buying objects, they're buying experiences," said consumer trend expert Tom Mirabile. We’re now in a consumer-centric period of retail where the consumer is in control, said Tom Mirabile, trend expert for the International... more »

A Dash of Humor

For some, the kitchen is a place of pleasure — whipping up creative meals, setting artistic table designs, serving guests, and indulging in delectable meals and desserts. For others, the kitchen is a destination that... more »

Casual Encounters

Today’s time-pressed hostesses and hosts are seeking casual elegance in entertaining. Rather than going formal, many are hosting wine or craft beer tastings in their kitchens. Some are inviting guests over to dine buffet style... more »

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