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Color Expert Lee Eiseman Shares Updates to Consumer Color Preferences at 2019 International Home + Housewares Show

Color Expert Lee Eiseman Shares Updates to Consumer Color Preferences at 2019 International Home + Housewares Show

ROSEMONT, IL (March 12, 2019)—We must be especially clever when trying to attract consumers’ eyes with color, Leatrice Eiseman – executive director of the Pantone Color Institute and color expert for the International Housewares Association (IHA) – told the audience last week during her second keynote session, “Color/Texture/Finish: Back to the Future,” at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show.

International Home + Housewares Show Delivers Top Retail Executives and Vibrant Buzz on Show, Floor, Sets up Transition to The Inspired Home Show in 2020

International Home + Housewares Show Delivers Top Retail Executives and Vibrant Buzz on Show, Floor, Sets up Transition to The Inspired Home Show in 2020

ROSEMONT, IL (March 12, 2019)—The just-concluded 2019 International Home + Housewares Show is garnering rave reviews from the industry with an overall sentiment that the quality of buyer attendees was the strongest in years. The Show was sold-out with 2,205 exhibitors from 43 countries and featured a focus on influencers/bloggers, smart/connected products and the specialty beverage movement.

“People Aren’t Buying Objects, They’re Buying Experiences,” Says Consumer Trend Expert Tom Mirabile

“People Aren’t Buying Objects, They’re Buying Experiences,” Says Consumer Trend Expert Tom Mirabile

CHICAGO (March 4, 2019)—We’re now in a consumer-centric period of retail where the consumer is in control, said Tom Mirabile, trend expert for the International Housewares Association (IHA), during “Top Trend 2019: New Consumer Insights and How to Thrive in the Retail Revolution,” his annual keynote address at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show today. As a result, housewares suppliers and retailers need to focus all their efforts on what the consumer wants, how the consumer sees themselves, and how the industry can help create solutions for them.

Prepare for a Kaleidoscope of Colors in the Next Two Years, Says Color Expert Leatrice Eiseman

Prepare for a Kaleidoscope of Colors in the Next Two Years, Says Color Expert Leatrice Eiseman

CHICAGO (March 4, 2019)—Diverse color palettes with never-ending patterns and combinations will be the name of the game more than ever before, said Leatrice Eiseman – executive director of the Pantone Color Institute and color expert for the International Housewares Association (IHA) – today at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show. Her remarks were part of her annual keynote address, this year titled “Color in the New Era: Trends, Twists and Tweaks.”

What Does Hyperconnectivity and Digital Disruption Mean for Housewares Suppliers and Retailers?

What Does Hyperconnectivity and Digital Disruption Mean for Housewares Suppliers and Retailers?

CHICAGO (March 3, 2019)—“Digital disruption has fundamentally changed the shopping journey,” Erika Sirimanne, head of home and garden at global market research provider Euromonitor International, told an audience today at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show. The keynote presentation provided housewares retailers and suppliers with practical insights to tackle the big challenges in adapting to connected consumers and connected commerce.