With her experience and connections as a buyer for the tabletop category, Chrissie Puchta has brought her extensive knowledge and creativity to Wayfair for nearly five years. Today, as the associate director, tabletop category management, Puchta has been praised by vendors for her knowledge, creativity and her research skills, which has led her to be named a 2019 Impact Merchant.
As it reported second quarter results, Dorel Industries said that it is doing its best to shrug off the effects of tariffs imposed on China by the U.S. as it drives top-line growth and makes adjustments to boost the bottom line.
Despite a drop in sales in the second quarter, Newell Brands officials are offering a positive outlook for the company as they raised guidance for net sales and operating cash flow for the remainder of the fiscal year.
Qurate Retail Group has appointed Leslie Ferraro to the newly created role of president, QxH, effective September 16. In this role, Ferraro will lead Qurate Retail’s largest business unit, comprising its QVC and HSN brands in the U.S., reporting to Mike George, president and CEO, Qurate Retail, Inc.
Brandi Stone is no stranger to the world of housewares having spent three years at home specialty retailer Linens ‘N Things before joining H-E-B in 2008.
Importers of Chinese made goods, including many product suppliers in housewares, will be facing a new round of tariffs beginning in September.
Kroger has appointed Sonya Hostetler president of its Nashville division, effective August 1. She succeeds Zane Day, who previously announced his plans to retire from the company after nearly 45 years of service.
It was 20 years ago that Target launched its first designer collection, a line of products from architect Michael Graves.
After a seven-year career as a buyer for Target, Angela Skogen decided to take the skills she learned and head back home, opening Cooks On Main in Williston, ND, in 2010.
Ikea has released its 2020 U.S. catalog, available in-store and online, featuring new lower prices on products throughout and over 280 pages of design inspiration and solutions for achieving a fresh start at home.
First quarter sales at The Container Store were up 7%, driven by strong comparable store growth and a double-digit increase in revenue from its custom closets business.