While it may be premature to prognosticate what is to come at the Housewares
Show, manufacturers and buyers seem focused on well-designed multifunctional products made all the better if they are eco-friendly, and natural/organic in shape and materials used.
The PLMA show will feature an extensive display of private label housewares
The food channel should remain viable for housewares
, despite a greater share of sales shifting to nonstore retailers (catalogs/TV, direct to consumer via manufacturer websites, internet retailers) and retailers' alternative online ordering and pickup services.
Subcategories Sold in Home Improvement Stores 2014 Total Expenditures Average Annual % (in millions) Change Past 5 Years Lamps & Lighting $3,744 3.
Kmart and Shopko Stores, all but Kmart posted higher year-over-year sales of housewares
in 2011, and Kmart's decline of 1.
Closely related to the housewares
category, the store brand batteries segment shares a few commonalities with other general housewares
has long placed housewares
at the forefront of its total nonfoods strategy.
Despite all these short-term negative factors in both supply and demand, molded housewares
seem poised for growth over the long-term.
in the Housewares
Design Center, located in the Level 3 Lobby of the Lakeside Center.
The show's exhibitor base included some 120 new companies and 200 manufacturers not seen at any other housewares
Target, the downmarket discount chain, has lately added a few dozen more housewares
to its "Michael Graves Design Collection.
Starbucks, Gloria Jean's and Seattle's Best notwithstanding, a great deal of attention was focused on that very traditional brew at the 100th International Housewares
Show held recently at McCormick Place in Chicago.
and Home Furnishings in Spain report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national lvl t provides the latest retail sales data (2003-2008), allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth.
The top 10 housewares
retailers tallied a combined $28.
The Kitchen is Alamo Hardware's high-end housewares
store with a fully functional demonstration kitchen, where at least twice a month she hosts cooking demonstrations from local and celebrity chefs.