Macy’s Links Q1 Progress to Investment Plan Starting with Top 50 Stores

Macy’s pointed to gains from an operating investment strategy starting with its top 50 stores in beating Wall Street estimates on first-quarter sales and revenues despite declines in both metrics.

Groupe SEB, Meyer Cookware Safety Alliance Addresses Regulation of Nonstick Cookware Made with PFAS

Groupe SEB and Meyer Corporation have established the Cookware Sustainability Alliance to foster what it said is science-based cookware safety education and policy with an immediate emphasis on addressing legislation regulating the sale of nonstick cookware made with per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

IHA Slates May 22 Webinar on Lacey Act Requirements for Wood-Based Imports

The International Housewares Association is presenting a webinar on Wednesday, May 22, to update the industry on requirements involving wood-based imports covered by the Lacey Act.

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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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IHA Reports Housewares Charity Foundation Raised $1 Million at Annual Gala

IHA Reports Housewares Charity Foundation Raised $1 Million at Annual Gala

The housewares industry raised $1 million during the 2024 Housewares Cares Charity Gala presented by the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) on Monday, March 18. Proceeds from the event benefited the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, HCF’s legacy charity, as well as the James Beard Foundation, Feeding America and The Jimmy Fund.

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