Viewpoint : Peter Giannetti, Editor-in-Chief

Set Your Sights Beyond Millennials

HomeWorld Business was an early adopter in identifying the unique marketing challenge and opportunity for housewares that is the Millennial generation.

Changing Channels As The Picture Gets Blurry

I’ve been privileged the past several years to help kick off the annual Chief Housewares Executive SuperSession (CHESS) by moderating a panel of industry leaders exploring some of the day’s most pressing issues.

What Housewares Does Best Deserves An Award

The turbulence of a mainstream retailing shakeup that intensified during the first half of 2017 hasn’t stopped the housewares industry from doing what it does best… introducing products designed to improve daily living.

Depending On Housewares Again

Housewares veterans like to remind everyone how the category historically has been a dependable business, prone to neither steep gains during economic booms nor steep declines during downturns.

Walmart’s Best Defense Is A Stronger Offense

In nominating HomeWorld’s 2017 Retailer of the Year (see the May 22 issue) after a shaky end to 2016 and beginning to this year for many operators, one particularly intriguing example of resilience was hard to ignore: Walmart U.S.

Renew Your License To Drive Sales

The Licensing Expo sets up shop in Las Vegas May 23-25, promising a bounty of brands, characters and entertainment properties ripe for the picking by vendors and retailers.

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