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December 10, 2012
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  • Juicing industry continues to grow
    Juicing has become a $5 billion industry that is posting new growth every year based on the perceived health benefits of consuming fruit beverages. Celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Russell Simmons are helping to feed into the trend, with retailers scrambling to offer up new products to pique the public’s interest. (Tampa, Fla.) (12/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Consumer borrowing accelerates in U.S. for third straight month
    Economists were caught off guard by the sharp increase in U.S. consumer borrowing in October. The Federal Reserve said consumer credit jumped $14.2 billion in October, marking the third consecutive monthly expansion. Economists surveyed by Reuters and Bloomberg expected the October figure to rise by $10 billion. Reuters (12/7), Bloomberg (12/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Webinar walks exhibitors through Show marketing services
    Exhibitors in the International Home + Housewares Show are invited to a complimentary webinar this Wednesday that will help them navigate the marketing, promotion and public relations services IHA offers exhibitors. "Bringing More Buyers and News Media to Your Booth" will be held at noon (Central time) Dec. 12 and walk attendees through the Exhibitor Marketing Kit, explaining how the services and programs can help them attract buyers and news media at the Show. Space is limited. Sign up today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Become a fan of IHA on Facebook
    Connect with industry professionals and consumers alike through the IHA Facebook page! Join the discussion on topics ranging from housewares news to fun photos and videos from the International Home + Housewares Show. Interact with other members via comments, check out the photo albums of exhibits and products and share your own links and insights on the wall. Become a fan of IHA on Facebook today. Like us. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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