Author Lauren DeBellis
Lauded for her merchandising, retail and inventory management skills, kitchenware vendors have nominated Becky Blake of Walmart as a 2020 Impact Merchant.
International Market Centers is enhancing Atlanta Market interactive digital tools to support buyers before, during and after the upcoming Summer 2020 Atlanta Market, scheduled to be held August 13 to 18, at AmericasMart Atlanta.
Prepara has added two new kitchen tools to its food prep assortment, the Chop Turner and the Juicy Reamer.
As the housewares industry collectively navigated the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presented, the relationship between vendor and retailer was more critical than ever. Buyers that were able to step in and help vendors navigate the uncertainty became a welcomed partner. Rachel Tsupros, senior category manager, tabletop, at Wayfair is one of those partners and for that, she has been named a 2020 HOMEWORLD BUSINESS Impact Merchant.
Handstand Kitchen is introducing the Chopping Block collection of cutting board sets that come with a safe kid-friendly knife. The cutting boards will be available in the company’s Dinosaur and Rainbow & Unicorns shapes.
Cangshan Cutlery has debuted its Everest line of cutlery, exclusively at Crate & Barrel.
Sarah Dipietro quickly gained a reputation as a creative partner after stepping into her role at Macy’s as omni buyer for dinnerware in mid-2018. Most recently, she took on the casual china department at the retailer as well and was noted for her swift and focused diligence amid the COVID pandemic. For these and other reasons, Dipietro has been named a 2020 HOMEWORLD BUSINESS Impact Merchant.