Newell Brands’ Rubbermaid FreshWorks Countertop Food Storage Containers product line made the Time magazine annual list of the “50 Best Inventions.”
The July 23 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 19th 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.
Brabantia has introduced the Sink Side Collection of kitchen organization and cleaning tools to the U.S. market.
Nordstrom has formed a partnership with Anthropologie to launch a new home collection.
The International Housewares Association annual International Home + Housewares Show Preview, held in New York City, demonstrated that the home merchandise sector continues to dream up new ways to make the lives of consumers easier and more interesting.
A panel discussion held in partnership by the Smart Kitchen Summit and Samsung in New York City offered perspective on today’s smart home technology for the kitchen, including the consumer preferences it is meant to support and the challenges it creates.
Consumers spent more than $56 billion on everything from small home appliances and non-electric housewares products to home textiles and online purchases of major home appliances in 2016, according to global information company The NPD Group.
Abt Electronics has expanded its 100,000-square foot showroom to commemorate the company’s 80th anniversary. The new Inspiration Studio adds 10,000-square feet in the company’s Glenview, IL, store and showcases a host of upscale appliances in 12 interconnected kitchen settings.