Helen of Troy has reported overall sales growth of 2.6% in the third quarter ended November 30, 2017, led by its Housewares and Home & Health segments.
More than 500 gift and home décor suppliers will be showcased in seven categories during the Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market, to be held January 28 to February 1.
Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports grew 7% during 2017 over 2016 as retail sales continued to increase and the industry wrapped up the year with a strong holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
French Bull will debut its Chill and Slim collections of lunch bags at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market. The market is scheduled to be held January 9 to 16 at AmericasMart.
Monkey Business, a design studio specializing in kitchen and home accessories, will introduce several new kitchen tools at the upcoming winter markets.
The Dallas Market Center has named its panel of judges for the Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, to be held during the Dallas Total Housewares & Gourmet Market, January 17 to 23.
Macy’s saw a slight increase in comparable store sales over the holiday shopping season, with the retailer also announcing that it will close 11 stores in the coming weeks.
John C. Portman, Jr., founder of AmericasMart, home to the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, has died. The architect, real estate developer, entrepreneur, artist and altruist passed away on December 29, 2017, at the age of 93.