Retail Game-Changers Home In On Future Growth

NEW YORK— From new formats and flagships to game-changing strategies, the world of retail continued to evolve in 2019 as leading chains and e-commerce pure-plays launched a range of key initiatives in an effort to enhance differentiation from their competitors.

Housewares and home were a focal point for many of these retailers, which worked with vendors to launch new assortments ranging from kitchenware to home furnishings.

HomeWorld’s third annual Retailers To Watch takes a look at eight retailers that have made moves to further strengthen their businesses heading into 2020 through initiatives from new omnichannel directions to new retail formats. Selected by the HomeWorld editorial staff, each retailer selected is taking aim at growing top-level sales in the coming year and placing housewares and home at the forefront of their respective growth strategies.