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Housewares Charity Foundation Raises Nearly $2 Million for Cancer Research

Housewares Charity Foundation

ROSEMONT, Ill.-At its annual gala on March 17, the Housewares Charity Foundation raised more than $1.7 million for cancer research. Proceeds from the gala, which was held at the Navy Pier in Chicago during the International Home + Housewares Show, benefited The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, HCF’s legacy charity, and The Chicago Initiative on PancreaticMore »

Janis Johnson, Wolfgang Wüsthof to be Honored by Housewares Charity

Janis Johnson

ROSEMONT, Ill.–Janis Johnson, president and founder of Gourmet Catalog & Buying Group, and Wolfgang Wüsthof, senior partner of Wusthof-Trident of America, Inc., will be honored by the Housewares Charity Foundation during its 17th Annual Housewares Charity Foundation Gala during the 2014 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago. Johnson will receive the Specialty Retailer HumanitarianMore »

IHA’s Jennifer Lamberg Passes Away

Jennifer Lamberg

ROSEMONT, Ill.–Jennifer Lamberg of the International Housewares Association passed away Sept. 29 after a brief illness. She was 43. Lamberg was executive assistant to IHA President and CEO Phil Brandl and Judy Colitz, manager, special events and executive services. Lamberg joined IHA in 2001. She touched many lives in the industry through her responsibilities forMore »