As part of its drive to enhance the shopping experience with technological innovation, Williams-Sonoma is launching its first Tango augmented reality application and rolling out 3D room design and product visualization tools developed for the Pottery Barn and PBteen brands.
Lifetime Brands has debuted its West Blade technology, which is featured in a new line of graters and zesters. The line of kitchen tools is currently available exclusively at Williams-Sonoma through 2017 and will be available to additional retailers in 2018.
Americans will spend more than ever as they celebrate Easter nearly three weeks later this year than last, according to the National Retail Federation.
Despite a challenging retail environment that continues to see traditional brick-and-mortar retailers consolidate their store operations, The NPD Group is forecasting a modest sales increase for the housewares segment in 2017.
With the future of Sears and Kmart a hot topic of conversation among housewares vendors and others throughout the retail community, the parent company of the two venerable retailers is casting doubt on their future.
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” film opened in theaters on March 17 and in conjunction with its release, Disney partnered with designer brand Patina Vie to debut a Be Our Guest inspired entertaining line at Anthropologie.
As it plans a modernizing 500-location remodeling program for 2018 and 2019, Target Corp. has unveiled design elements for what the company characterized as its most ambitious store redesign to date. The redesign will be showcased at a store in the Houston suburb of Richmond near Grand Parkway Southwest this October.
Just weeks after announcing it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and that it had a potential buyer, hhgregg has terminated its previously announced nonbinding term sheet with the anonymous party to purchase substantially all of the assets of the company.
The NPD Group’s home division presented its fourth annual industry performance awards during the International Home + Housewares Show Saturday.
Ronco is debuting 25 new products in the kitchenware and small appliance categories, with all items on display at the International Home + Housewares Show.