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IHA offers free webinar series

Housewares product developers and retailers looking for guidance on where to focus critical resources in the coming months and years can find some insights in a new webinar series from the International Housewares Association (IHA). The complimentary six-part series runs from tomorrow (Thursday July 9). It features the newly created …

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IHA president comments on Chicago show cancellation

Following the news of the cancellation of The Inspired Home Show 2020 which was scheduled to take place from March 14 to March 17 in Chicago, Derek Miller, president of the International Housewares Association (IHA) which owns and operates the exhibition, has issued the following statement: “By now, I’m sure …

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The Inspired Home Show 2020 cancelled amid coronavirus concerns

After careful consideration regarding the ongoing spread of coronavirus overseas and recent cases in the US, International Housewares Association (IHA) – the owner and operator of The Inspired Home Show 2020 – has decided to cancel the exhibition, which was scheduled to take place from March 14 to March 17 …

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The Inspired Home Show reveals keynote speakers

The keynote sessions of The Inspired Home Show, which takes place from March 14 to March 17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, will offer ‘expert updates on key industry, consumer and lifestyle trends’, according to the exhibition’s organiser International Housewares Association (IHA). New this year is MarketWatch, billed as ‘IHA’s …

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The Inspired Home Show Launches Independents’ Day

The Inspired Home Show is organising a special initiative for independent retailers that plan to attend the US exhibition, which takes place from March 14 to March 17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. International Housewares Association (IHA), which owns and operates the Show, said: ‘The retail landscape is changing rapidly …

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IHA announces national gia retail winners

Housewares retailing is a big focus at The Inspired Home Show 2020 in Chicago, as the world’s most innovative and creative home and housewares retailers will be honoured at the 20th annual IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) programme, held during the exhibition which takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago …

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‘Vibrant buzz’ at sold-out Chicago housewares show

The just-concluded 2019 International Home + Housewares Show is garnering rave reviews from the industry, according to its owner and operator International Housewares Association (IHA), with ‘an overall sentiment that the quality of buyer attendees was the strongest in years’. The Show was sold-out with 2,205 exhibitors from 43 countries …

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13 companies honoured with IHA Global Innovation Awards for Product Design

Thirteen housewares suppliers, ranging from well-established brands to first-time exhibitors, were honoured as Global Honorees of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) for product design on March 2. The winners were announced during the invitation-only dinner on the first evening of the four-day 2019 International Home + Housewares Show, which …

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Global Honorees for Retail Excellence announced at Chicago show

The International Housewares Association (IHA), sponsor and organiser of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) programme announced the 2019 gia Global Honorees for Retail Excellence at The International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago on March 2. The five Global Honorees are: Jumbled (Australia), Bahne (Denmark), S-KULTUR (Germany), Futako Tamagawa …

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IHA Student Design Competition winners showcased at Chicago exhibition

The safety and security of seniors, children and the disabled in their homes were key issues addressed by winning entries in the 26th annual Student Design Competition run by the International Housewares Association (IHA). The contest challenged college students to redesign a current housewares product to meet the needs of …

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