Friday March 8th, 2013 - 8:47AM
The International Home + Housewares Show and the International Housewares Association, co-sponsors of the Global Innovation Awards for retail excellence, announced five 2012-2013 gia Global Honorees. The Global Honorees are: Linen Chest, Canada, Quality Living, Italy, Kookpunt, the Netherlands Taylor Road Homewares, New Zealand and Cooks of Crocus Hill, United States.
The global gia jury, consisting of four retail/visual merchandising experts and seven editors and publishers of co-sponsoring housewares trade publications from around the world, selected the five gia Global Honorees from the winners previously chosen in their respective countries by the national gia sponsors.
In addition, the Martin M. Pegler Award for Excellence in Visual Merchandising was awarded to Quality Living of Italy.