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.
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.
CHICAGO (March 2, 2019)—The International Home + Housewares Show and the International Housewares Association (IHA), the global sponsors and organizers of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) program, today announced the 2019 gia Global Honorees for Retail Excellence. The Global Honorees are:
CHICAGO (March 2, 2019)—Thirteen housewares suppliers ranging from well-established brands to first-time exhibitors were honored as Global Honorees of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) for product design today. The Global Honorees in each of 13 categories were announced during the invitation-only gia dinner on the first evening of the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show, now taking place through Tuesday, March 5 at McCormick Place here.