TJX CEO Herrman Points to Surging Home Product Business After Strong Q4

Fourth-quarter results at TJX Cos. exceeded expectations in part because of a contribution of a resurgent home business.

Kroger Vows To Fight FTC Suit Attempting To Block Albertsons Acquisition

The United States Federal Trade Commission announced it is suing to block the Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of the Albertsons Cos. claiming the deal is anticompetitive. Kroger immediately answered with a statement, saying blocking the merger would actually harm the American consumers and workers the FTC purports it is serving with the action.

Wayfair Cuts Losses in Q4, Looks Ahead to 2024 Initiatives

Wayfair, after cutting its losses in its fourth quarter, reported it is preparing for a year ahead that will include further business improvements and the launch of new initiatives, including the first Wayfair banner store and a brand refresh.

Consumers Show Willingness To Shop Home Decor Online

Consumers Show Willingness To Shop Home Decor Online

The 2024 Home Decor E-commerce Market Research Report by consulting and market research firm 2 Visions indicates a significant willingness among consumers to purchase home decor items online, with a 82.46% expressing openness to digital shopping in the category.

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The 2024 IHA Occasions and At-Home Entertaining Surveys (in partnership with market researcher Morning Consult) underscore the product development, marketing and sales opportunities available to the home and housewares industry by serving key life moments and increasing frequency of at-home entertaining for all sorts of get-togethers.

2024 Occasions & At-Home Entertaining Reports

Housewares Continues The Celebration

The home and housewares industry, after a wild ride of unpredictable life- and business-altering ups and downs the past several years, is primed for a new market stability and eager to celebrate the next wave of enduring growth.

One way to spark such growth is to serve a consumer base embracing relative normalcy after living the same volatility and eager to celebrate… well, everything.

The 2024 IHA Occasions and At-Home Entertaining Surveys (in partnership with market researcher Morning Consult) underscore the product development, marketing and sales opportunities available to the home and housewares industry by serving key life moments and increasing frequency of at-home entertaining for all sorts of get-togethers.

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2023 Occasions Report

Housewares Joins The Celebration

The exclusive HomePage News Report on the 2023 International Housewares Association (IHA) Occasions Survey offers an in-depth look into how consumers are currently celebrating life moments and what that means for home and housewares purchasing in 2023.

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2022 Occasions Report

Rising to the Occasion

Exclusive HomePage News Report on the 2022 IHA Occasions Survey offering an in-depth look into how consumers are currently celebrating life moments and what that means for home + housewares purchasing in 2022.

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The final portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines The World of Wellness: how expansion and innovation are continuing across the many facets of wellness, creating new opportunities within the housewares industry.

Portfolio 9 — The World of Wellness

The eighth portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines The Shape of Things To Come, examining form, function and finish are defining the future of home and housewares.

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Portfolio 8 — The Shape of Things to Come

The eighth portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines The Shape of Things To Come, examining form, function and finish are defining the future of home and housewares.

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Portfolio 7 — Second Nature

The seventh portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines Second Nature, elements of the living world cultivate renewed inspiration, innovation and growth in home and housewares.

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Portfolio 6 — The Great Outdoors

The sixth portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines The Great Outdoors, inspired products to take The Inside out or bring The Outside in.

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Portfolio 5 — Fine Lines

The fifth portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines Fine Lines, the design and material trends that bring style to life.

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Portfolio 4 — Pantone ColorWatch

The fourth portfolio in the HomePage News InSight™ Trend Index 2023/24 examines Pantone ColorWatch, palettes inspiring the home and housewares industry for 2023-24 from the latest Pantone/IHA collaboration.

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Portfolio 3 — All About Ease

The third portfolio in the HomePage News InSight™ Trend Index 2023/24 examines All About Ease, new and next solutions for everyday living.

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Portfolio 2 — Material Evidence

The second portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines Material Evidence, material innovations reaching across international markets, ready to satisfy a thirst shared by retailers and consumers for everything “new and next.”

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Portfolio 1 — The Great Entertainers

The first portfolio in the HomePage News 2023/24 InSight™ Trend Index examines The Great Entertainers: The Artist, The Contemporist, The Naturalist, The Postmodernist, The Traditionalist and The Great Gifter.

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HomePage News Ranks Top 50 Housewares Retailers of 2022

The HomePage News Top 50 Housewares Retailers ranking underscores the strength of the top 10 operators in the United States but does indicate that, although the biggest dominate, opportunity exists elsewhere as well.

2022 Top 50 Housewares Retailers

The HomePage News Top 50 Housewares Retailers ranking underscores the strength of the top 10 operators in the United States but does indicate that, although the biggest dominate, opportunity exists elsewhere as well.

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2021 Top 50 Housewares Retailers

The HomePage News Top 50 Housewares Retailers ranking demonstrates the dominance of the top 10 store runners in the United States. It also reveals the opportunity for those retailers, and anyone working with them, that can develop a niche in the housewares market.

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The HomePage News 2023 Consumer Outlook Survey, commissioned in partnership with the International Housewares Association, was fielded recently to help suppliers and retailers pinpoint home and housewares opportunities in the coming year. This exclusive report reveals housewares purchase intent across core categories.

2023 Consumer Outlook Report

The HomePage News 2023 Consumer Outlook Survey, commissioned in partnership with the International Housewares Association, was fielded recently to help suppliers and retailers pinpoint home and housewares opportunities in the coming year. This exclusive report reveals housewares purchase intent across core categories.

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2022 Consumer Outlook Report

Sizing Up Housewares Purchase Intent Category By Category

The first annual HomePage News Consumer Outlook Survey, commissioned in partnership with the International Housewares Association, was fielded recently to help suppliers and retailers pinpoint home and housewares opportunities in the coming year.

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Yeti Points to Drinkware as Q4 Standout

Yeti Points to Drinkware as Q4 Standout

Yeti fell short of analyst estimates for its fourth quarter despite gains in the drinkware and international businesses.Net income, including...

IHA Announces Product Finalists for 2024 Global Innovation Awards

IHA Announces Product Finalists for 2024 Global Innovation Awards

The 70 finalists in the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) for Excellence in Product Design have been announced by the International Housewares Association. Global honorees in each of the 14 categories will be announced during the invitation-only gia dinner on Sunday, March 17, during The Inspired Home Show 2024.

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IHA’s Miller: Inspired Home Show 2024 Adapts for a ‘Changing Marketplace’

IHA’s Miller: Inspired Home Show 2024 Adapts for a ‘Changing Marketplace’

The Inspired Home Show 2024 is a month away, with buyers from across the globe set to join more than 1,700 exhibitors March 17-19 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. In the following exclusive interview with HomePage News, Derek Miller, president and CEO of the International Housewares Association, details what attendees and exhibitors can expect from the Show and its new three-day, two-hall format.

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TrendBible’s Ward To Reveal ‘Householder’ Shifts During Inspired Home Show Keynote

TrendBible’s Ward To Reveal ‘Householder’ Shifts During Inspired Home Show Keynote

Anna Ward of U.K.-based futures agency TrendBible, in the opening keynote to The Inspired Home Show 2024, will explore what’s driving change in the home and housewares industry by providing insights on key shifts impacting the way consumer householders will think, feel and act.

Anna Ward’s presentation, set for 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, will explore what’s driving change in the home and housewares industry by providing insights on key shifts impacting the way consumer householders will think, feel and act.

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