Recent News from The Inspired Home Show!
‘Tis the season for holiday shopping forecasts! Here’s a round-up of some of the latest forecasts, and what they might mean for home and housewares.
Fall’s cooler temperatures, fun seasonal activities and a feeling of urgency to enjoy the outdoors before snowfall all appeal to consumers this time of year.
Feeling nostalgic for days gone by, consumers may gravitate to any number of vintage styles, patterns or eras for their homes. Retailers and brands can benefit from the retro trend by offering customers a variety of updated connections to the past.
As more people are drinking coffee at home than before the pandemic, it’s important to keep up with the latest java trends, preferences and product innovations.
As technology propels innovation, the use of new eco-friendly materials in housewares is expected to attract attention and drive purchases.
To help support the people of Maui after the recent wildfire tragedy, the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) has established a fund for donations and will match contributions dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 in total. Donations will go to support the Maui Strong Fund and Team Rubicon Disaster Relief.
In a time when resources are stretched, time is money and consumers have more choices (and shorter attention spans), partnerships make good business sense.
School is almost back in session—for an estimated 50 million U.S. schoolchildren in grades K-12 alone. This back-to-school time of year is a terrific opportunity for those in home and housewares to connect with shoppers.
Taking advantage of a timely tie-in is a solid strategy for retailers. It can help attract attention and spur purchases. It’s also a way to connect with current and potential customers and demonstrate your relevance.