CHICAGO (March 3, 2019)—It’s no secret that online sales have disrupted traditional retail models. But bricks and mortar grocery stores can increase their share of the spend with housewares and by adjusting store experiences to meet changing consumer needs, according to a new report from the retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC) that was previewed today at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show.
Student Design Competition Recognizes Universal Design Concepts Addressing Safety of Young, Old or Impaired at Home
ROSEMONT, IL (Feb. 5, 2019)—The safety and security of seniors, children and the disabled in their homes were key issues addressed by winning entries in the International Housewares Association’s 26th annual Student Design Competition.
ROSEMONT, IL (Jan. 7, 2019)–Coming off another successful year, many housewares executives say the industry is in a good position to weather whatever challenges come its way in 2019. While the possibility for substantial new tariffs on goods from China continues to loom large, many top executives plan to continue to innovate, develop direct relationships with consumers and invest in supply chain management to benefit their companies in 2019 and beyond.
Experts To Discuss Digital Marketing, Omnichannel Retailing Trends in the Innovation Theater at 2019 International Home + Housewares Show
ROSEMONT, IL (Nov. 5, 2018)–Today consumers can shop from anyplace–their living room, kitchen, car or office, and even the soccer field. Digital marketing makes omnichannel shopping possible and is changing the retail landscape. This new customer journey will be the focus of several presentations in the Innovation Theater at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show March 2-5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place complex.