Tag Archives: International Home + Housewares Show

No Stone Unturned

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By Duke Ratliff Returning from the recent International Home & Housewares Show, I had one word on my mind. The word? “Halloween.” As usual, the Housewares Show was a much-anticipated, well-oiled machine offering up a treasure trove of items from companies big and small. Retailers looking for anything from cookware to men’s shavers and cleaningMore »

Last updated: April 8, 2014

Coffee Buzz | Trends | April 2014

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Coffeemakers provided much of the talk at last month’s International Home + Housewares Show. Here are a few noteworthy new coffeemakers and coffee-related products that had their day at the show. CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Last updated: April 7, 2014

IHA: Attendance Gained at Housewares Show

Blog: Housewares Show Wraps Up

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 »

Last updated: March 25, 2014

Blog: Something to Crow About

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CHICAGO-Roosters are rising in the pecking order as a tabletop motif. The feisty fowls never really go away as they’re a kitchen staple, but at the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago this week, roosters made their presence known (as roosters are wont to do) in several dinnerware presentations including those at Certified International,More »

Last updated: March 20, 2014

Blog: Housewares Show to Leave Lasting Impression

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CHICAGO-The International Home + Housewares Show, which wraps up today, continues to attract attendees with newness around every corner. This week’s show marks the unofficial launch of Blueair’s Pro XL, a high-performance air purifier with a sleek design and particle and gas sensors….Nespresso’s VertuoLine coffeemaker is the brand’s first coffee machine that produces coffee forMore »

Last updated: March 18, 2014

Pantone Unveils Color Trends for 2015

Pantone View home + interiors 2015

CHICAGO-Pantone unveiled Pantone View home + interiors 2015, a compendium of major color trends that will influence the home and interiors marketplace in 2015 at the International Home + Housewares Show here. Containing nine key trend palettes, plus individual color and material direction, Pantone View home + interiors arms home furnishings and interior designers withMore »

Last updated: March 18, 2014

Flooring Focus at the Housewares Show

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CHICAGO—Among the rows of cookware and gadgets at the International Home + Housewares Show are several exhibitors that focus on the floor. These rug and floor mat companies used the show to debut new items—or themselves—to the housewares market. First-time exhibitor Bungalow came to the show because “we’re trying to find new market channels, includingMore »

Last updated: March 18, 2014