Lina Hu, chairman and CEO of Clipper Corporation, was recently named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Greater Los Angeles Region award. She was given the award at a reception in June.
Williams Sonoma has opened its first stores in Seoul, South Korea, under its strategic franchise agreement with Hyundai Livart Furniture, a home goods retailer.
The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.
O2Cool, a manufacturer of hydration, portable cooling, and patio, pool and beach products, has acquired the Bobble and Zing Anything hydration brands.
A federal court judge has denied a request from supermarket giant Kroger that sought to prohibit Lidl from using a private brand logo that the former claimed was similar in look and could cause confusion with shoppers.
As Walmart continues its effort to help boost the American manufacturing sector, the retailer has released a report that looks at the challenges and opportunities as it pertains to making a variety of products domestically.
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had declined marginally in June, improved in July. The Index now stands at 121.1, up from 117.3 in June. The Present Situation Index increased from 143.9 to 147.8, while the Expectations Index rose from 99.6 last month to 103.3.
Cost Plus World Market has opened its first store location in Oklahoma.
Bradshaw International’s Bialetti brand was the premier sponsor of With My Own Two Hands Foundation’s fourth annual red carpet philanthropy fundraiser on July 9 at The Port Theater in Corona Del Mar, CA.