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Weather Knocks Walmart Q1

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BENTONVILLE, Ark.-The severe winter weather of early this year proved to be a major factor in the 5 percent drop in Walmart’s net income for the first-quarter ending April 30, which totaled $3.6 billion. In a conference call from Walmart’s management discussing the results this morning, Doug McMillon, Walmart’s president and CEO, said the “disruptive”More »

Celebrity Chef’s Update

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Celebrity chefs continue to spark housewares sales. Not surprisingly, the recent International Home + Housewares Show was the site of some notable entries into the celebrity chef field. Meanwhile, some of the biggest chefs added to their offerings. Rick Bayless | Gorham Award-winning chef, cookbook author and restaurant owner Rick Bayless has partnered with GorhamMore »

Pondering Millennials

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By Duke Ratliff Call them a marketer’s dream—or nightmare—the consumer segment dubbed “millennials” (consumers aged 18-34) is starting to make its presence felt in the home furnishings industry. Attention-getting products targeting millennials have been seen at every trade show this year. These items are usually inventive, colorful or unusual in some way—perfectly reflecting the quirky,More »

Shopko Conducting Facebook Giveaway of Home Products

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GREEN BAY, Wis.-Beginning on Feb. 7 and extending through March 28, Shopko is offering its customers giveaways of some of its home merchandise through its Facebook page. The products that Shopko customers can enter to win include a Rachael Ray cookware set, a Dyson upright vacuum, a SodaStream soda maker, a Keurig coffeemaker, a CrockMore »

Meyer to Debut Bonjour Brand at Tabletop Show

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NEW YORK–Meyer Corp. is extending its Bonjour brand—known for coffee presses and glass tea pots—into the tabletop arena with the debut of 13 dinnerware designs at the New York Tabletop Show next week. The casual assortments will be made from stoneware and porcelain and will be available in set configurations along with multiple serving piecesMore »