The International Housewares Association (IHA) is teaming with Good360 to help residents in the Bahamas and portions of the United States that were impacted by Hurricane Dorian. In addition, the Housewares Charity Foundation has also made a monetary donation to support the relief efforts.
While Derek Miller has been president of the International Housewares Association for a year his history with the organization dates back two decades.
Walmart has appointed Nuala O’Connor to a new senior vice president and chief counsel of digital citizenship role reporting directly to Rachel Brand, evp/global governance, chief legal officer and corporate secretary.
Ace Hardware has completed the acquisition of Handyman Matters, a franchisor of home repair, maintenance, and improvement services based in Denver. Handyman Matters will become Ace Handyman Services and operate as a new stand-alone, subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corp.
Albertsons has promoted Own Brands president Geoff White to evp/chief merchandising officer.
The impact of tariffs on consumer purchase decisions will vary from product to product based on whether shoppers view an item as a necessity or a luxury, according to the results of a recent study by The NPD Group.