Recent News from The Inspired Home Show!
Supporting the Need to Eat at Home
As shoppers continue to face higher grocery prices, they’re using multiple tactics to reduce or reallocate weekly food spending, like trading down to private label items, buying in bulk, using more leftovers or choosing a quick-service restaurant over a full-service restaurant, according to Circana food and beverage analysts at their annual Growth Summit last week.
Housewares Charity Foundation Raises $1 Million at Annual Gala
The housewares industry came together to raise $1 million during the 2023 Housewares Cares Charity Gala presented by the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) on Monday, March 6. Proceeds from the event benefited the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), the HCF’s legacy charity, and the James Beard Foundation, the gala’s partner as well as Winning With Wyatt and the V Foundation.
Hybrid Work: Helping Consumers Establish Routine
With hybrid work arrangements increasing, many people find themselves juggling two very different types of workday and new daily challenges at home.
Tapping into Social Media Opportunities
Social media is playing an increasingly important role in purchase decisions. Whether inspiration or product discovery, information-gathering or purchase, it’s a topic that came up again and again at The Inspired Home Show 2023.
The Inspired Home Show 2023 Shows Strong Performance
More than 1,600 exhibitors and nearly 30,000 home + housewares professionals from 125 countries came together at The Inspired Home Show 2023 to discover new products, reconnect with colleagues and advance the industry.
Overheard at The Inspired Home Show 2023
The Inspired Home Show 2023 at Chicago’s McCormick Place concluded on Tuesday, but the opportunities, relationships and ideas that were generated here will live on in the year ahead.
Color and Design Trends Reflect The Art of Living Our Post-Pandemic Lives
Both art and science are important factors in the color and design trends influencing home and housewares right now, said color expert Lee Eiseman in her keynote address, The Art of Living: Directional Color/Design Trends, at The Inspired Home Show 2023.
Consumer-Centric Approach is Key to Home + Housewares Success in 2023
Consumers are prioritizing wellness, but they also value time, space, experience and responsibility said the IHA Market Watch authors at a keynote session at The Inspired Home Show 2023.
Trust and Quality Most Important to Consumers’ Perception of Value
Trust and quality emerged as the two most important in new research revealed today by IHA’s trend expert Tom Mirabile at The Inspired Home Show 2023.