Tag Archives: International Housewares Association

Housewares Show Almost Sold Out

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-The International Home + Housewares Show is more than 90 percent sold out, with less than five months to go before its opening day, according to the International Housewares Association, the show’s owner and operator. The show will host more than 2,100 exhibitors from throughout the world, including 400 new companies, IHA said. “WeMore »

Last updated: October 23, 2014

IHA Consumer Website Launches

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ROSEMONT, Ill.–The International Housewares Association (IHA) has unveiled its new online home resource for consumers, called Inspired Home. Covering a wide range of lifestyle categories, the new site allows consumers to connect directly with the IHA’s member companies and brands. Inspired Home will include DIY tips, home ideas, seasonal recipes and product information across aMore »

Last updated: October 16, 2014

IHA Product Showcase Highlights New Products, Lines

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NEW YORK–The International Housewares Association (IHA) held a product showcase for the media this week, allowing housewares vendors the chance to show their new products and collections. Scrub Daddy, a sponge that is soft in warm water and firm in cool water and which has been seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” has expanded its lineMore »

Last updated: October 16, 2014

KitchenAid’s Elliott Elected IHA Board Chairman

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-Dave Elliott, general manager of KitchenAid Global Small Appliances, has been elected chairman of the board of the International Housewares Association. Elliott will succeed Keith Jaffee, chairman of O2 Cool, who is maintaining his position on the IHA board. He has been with Whirlpool, KitchenAid’s parent, since February 2009. Prior to that, he workedMore »

Last updated: October 2, 2014

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 »

Last updated: July 2, 2014

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 »

Last updated: July 3, 2014

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 »

Last updated: June 5, 2014

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 »

Last updated: June 4, 2014