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IHA Shoots For the Stars

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Did anyone watch the Cosmos television show? The recently concluded Fox series, an updated version of the old Carl Sagan program, took viewers on trips to new, unexplored  worlds. The International Housewares Association last month unveiled a plan to boldly go where no home furnishings trade association has gone before—to the world of consumers. BestMore »

IHA to Debut Inspired Home for Consumers

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ROSEMONT, Ill.–The International Housewares Association (IHA) will launch a new consumer engagement initiative this fall, called Inspired Home, designed to directly market its members’ housewares products to consumers. HFN reported on the initiative last month. The IHA officially announced the launch and the name of the program this week. IHA said it will continue itsMore »

IHA to Target Consumers

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ROSEMONT, Ill.–The International Housewares Association plans to unveil a consumer brand, along with a new website, to help facilitate interest in the category and ultimately spark sales for its members. IHA executives told HFN that the brand name and website will be announced next month. The website is expected to be up and running byMore »

Housewares for the Holidays

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NEW YORK-New products employing new materials and new ways of looking at housewares were showcased at an International Housewares Association-sponsored press event here yesterday. The IHA billed the event as a preview of “the hottest new products for the gift-giving season.” Among them was VMatter, a new cutlery company founded last August that crafts knivesMore »

IHA to Host Global Forum in June

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-The International Housewares Association will hold the 2014 Global Forum on June 17-18 in Chicago, featuring overviews from housewares retailers from around the world and sessions on international business issues. Sponsored also by the International Business Council, the group of IHA members dedicated to boosting their international business, the Global Forum will include marketMore »

Housewares Export Group Changes Name

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-The Housewares Export Council, a special-interest group of members of the International Housewares Association which sell their products internationally, has changed its name to the International Business Council (IBC). The new name, which coincided with the start of IHA’s 2015 membership year on April 1, better reflects the global activities of the association’s internationalMore »

IHA: Attendance Gained at Housewares Show

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-Total buyer attendance rose at the International Home + Housewares Show on March 15-18, according to the International Housewares Association, the show’s owner and operator. On the exhibitor front, the show was sold out with 2,100 exhibitors from 45 countries. The attendance increase (for which figures were not given in an IHA statement) includedMore »