The Las Vegas Market said its ninth annual Up on the Roof Gift for Life fundraiser generated $16,000 for DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.
A variety of housewares and home products are included on a list of items that will see a 10% tariff delayed until mid-December, documents from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) show.
Kohl’s is teaming with Facebook to launch Curated By Kohl’s, a selection of products from emerging brands that will initially be available in 50 Kohl’s stores beginning in October.
The Dallas Market Center has announced a call for entries for the 4th Annual Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, to be held at the market during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, January 8-14, 2020. Entries are open through October 25.
As housewares suppliers continue to grapple with disruption in the retail market and the ever-changing housewares consumer, they also must plan for the future, including attracting younger employees and exploring new markets to pursue. These issues and more will be explored during “Building for the Future… New Leaders, New Markets,” the 2019 Chief Housewares Executive SuperSession (CHESS), September 24-25 in Oak Brook, IL.
John Jansen has been called one of the most qualified buyers in the industry by several vendors for his tactics and processes, as well as his industry knowledge. These were several of the reasons he has been named a 2019 HomeWorld Business Impact Merchant.
Albertsons has named Mike Theilmann evp/chief human resources officer, effective August 19.
Over the several decades since its launch, Costco has become a more important force in the furniture category, and, at present, Kristin Bates-Ashton is helping the warehouse club retailer continue providing members with fresh and enticing furnishings.
J.C. Penney plans to pursue a reverse stock split of its common stock in an effort to meet the New York Stock Exchange’s listing criteria.
Maintaining a high level of health and wellness is an obsession for many consumers and retailers today continue to develop new ways to attract shoppers to their stores while also differentiating from their competition.
Stein Mart has enhanced the shopping experience in its stores by adding the Mad Mobile’s Concierge solution for Mobile POS and Endless Aisle.
Creditors of J.C. Penney reportedly are looking to meet with officials at the department store chain to discuss a debt swap that could give the retailer additional time to fix the company’s fiscal issues.