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Top 50 Housewares Retailers: Nos. 1-25 Download PDF
First-half retail financials confirm sudden shifts in retailer market share during the pandemic. The results also confirm an unprecedented, yet necessary, pivot by the HomeWorld Business team in the development of its annual ranking of top housewares retailers.
Walmart and Schneider Electric, an energy management and automation specialist, have partnered to provide increased access to renewable energy for the company’s suppliers based in the U.S.
The 2020 IBC Global Forum, the annual gathering of the International Housewares Association’s International Business Council (IBC), will be held September 22-24 as a series of virtual education sessions due to the pandemic. The live-streamed event will offer housewares suppliers new to the international arena or veteran sales executives wanting to grow their global business overviews of key international markets and retailer updates via two sessions each day.
The Fissler Pure-Profi Collection of cookware has won the 2020 iF Product Design Award. According to Fissler, more than 7,200 entries from 56 countries competed for this internationally-recognized award, which was given to 75 products in a wide assortment of categories.
Cangshan Cutlery Company has entered into a licensing deal with Bonnier Corp., publisher of Saveur magazine, as it expands its Saveur Selects licensing program. Cangshan will manufacture and distribute the new line of Saveur Selects kitchen knives and cutlery accessories.
Michaels recently transformed two existing hometown retail locations as part of a larger strategy to reimagine the optimal maker shopping experience. Customers in the North Texas suburbs of McKinney and Plano can expect an entirely new look and feel when they visit their local store.
Century 21 Stores has filed for Chapter 11 and plans to commence a wind down of its off-price retail operations and going out of business sales at its 13 stores across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida after serving customers for nearly 60 years.