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IHA Announces Updated Digital Marketplace and New Virtual Industry Events Planned for March & April

Association working in partnership with Brandwise, The NPD Group, Springboard Futures and GMDC|Retail Tomorrow to offer e-commerce, content and connectivity. ROSEMONT, IL (Jan. 21, 2021) – With The...

A Letter from IHA’s President

January 5, 2021 Without question, 2020 will be remembered as an unprecedented year that brought both challenges and opportunities. The pandemic forced people out of public spaces and into their...

Trends in Home Textiles New Focus of IHA Webinar

The home textiles category is exploding as consumers place a renewed focus on the home environment – from floor and window coverings to bed and bath to kitchen.

A Letter from IHA’s President

A Letter from IHA’s President

January 5, 2021 Without question, 2020 will be remembered as an unprecedented year that brought both challenges and opportunities. The pandemic forced people out of public spaces and into their homes, which certainly took some getting used to.  But this challenge...

The Inspired Home Show 2021 Moved to August

The Inspired Home Show 2021 Moved to August

ROSEMONT, IL (Aug. 3, 2020)—The International Housewares Association announced today that its annual home + housewares gathering, The Inspired Home Show, will be held in-person August 7-10, 2021 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. The event had previously...

The Changing Face of Responsibility

The Changing Face of Responsibility

Today’s consumers are acutely aware of potential threats to the environment, the economy and society. And they’re ready and willing to use their purchasing power to support the brands and retailers they deem as responsible citizens of the world.

Sell Experiences, Not Things

Sell Experiences, Not Things

Today’s consumers are seeking memorable – and sharable – experiences. They’re putting unprecedented value in enhancing their knowledge, skill set, reputation and standing – essentially, their personal brands.

More Space To Breathe

More Space To Breathe

Add in a global pandemic to shrinking living spaces in which many are now sheltering at home…and space becomes a pretty hot commodity.