Wayfair co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine, Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon and William Foley, chairman and CEO, Libbey, will be honored for their philanthropic endeavors by the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) during its annual Housewares Cares Charity Gala on Monday, March 4 during the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago.
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The 2019 International Home + Housewares Show is sold out with more than 2,200 exhibitors, according to the International Housewares Association. The show begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2 and closes at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5.
Cleva North America gave participants at the International Housewares Association 2019 Show Preview an advance look at its new licensed Kenmore electric floor care product line that will be featured at the International Home + Housewares Show in March.
With the International Home + Housewares Show on the horizon, the International Housewares Association is offering a series of webinars focused on key elements of the annual trade show held in Chicago.
Regions of the country impacted by Hurricane Michael can receive assistance from Good360, the charity the International Housewares Association has partnered with to provide hurricane victims with home goods products as they rebuild their lives and homes. Last month, IHA partnered with Good360 to help the Carolinas recover from Hurricane Florence.
Housewares suppliers can help residents of the Carolinas recover from Hurricane Florence by donating needed products to Good360 in partnership with the International Housewares Association.
As was detailed in the March 5 issue of HomeWorld Business, small-parcel delivery from the U.S. Postal Service, in compliance with rules set by the Universal Postal Union, can weigh heavily in the favor of overseas shippers versus those in the U.S., and now more is being done to correct that inequity.
The International Housewares Association is speaking out against the latest round of tariffs being proposed by the Trump Administration, with the IHA’s chairman labeling the new tariffs now being discussed as potentially “disruptive.”
The International Housewares Association is urging its members to contact their congressional representatives and ask them to support H.R. 5524, the Packages Overseas Subsidy Termination or POST Act, which is under consideration in the United States House of Representatives.
The ongoing disruption in the retail marketplace and the continuing challenges it poses for housewares suppliers will be explored during “Adapting in the Face of Change,” the 2018 Chief Housewares Executive SuperSession (CHESS), to be held October 2-3 in Rosemont, IL.
In a night when the housewares industry came together to “Unite, Celebrate and Support,” nearly 1,000 attendees at the annual Housewares Charity Foundation gala raised $1.8 million to benefit HCF’s legacy charity, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.