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December 5, 2012
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News for and about the housewares industry

  Industry Update 
  • Small appliances heat up on the Australian market
    Small appliances are a hot gift item this holiday season on the Australian market, Appliances Online General Manager Peter Harris says in this interview. The N’espresso coffee machine, g3 Ferrari Pizza maker and wine cooler cabinets are among the most popular products. SmartHouse (Australia) (12/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Trends & Innovations 
  • Practical gift giving can be fun
    Holiday presents that emphasize functionality can add an enhanced element of personalization to gift giving. Cable-knit throws, yoga mats, men’s lounge pants and coasters can make fun, practical presents for family and friends. San Antonio Express-News (12/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Retail News 
  Finance & Policy 
  • Advisers strive for proper tech incorporation
    For the first time, having the right technology to make it through difficult times is a top concern of financial advisers, according to the 2012 Scottrade Advisor Services Study. Almost half of advisers polled said the economy has changed how they run their business; as a result, many have updated software or hardware. AdvisorOne (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  IHA News 
  • IHA partners with Good360 to help hurricane victims
    IHA is partnering with Good360 to assist the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Good360 works with specific agencies to assess the needs of victims and target product and other donations from IHA members to those in need. There are three ways IHA members can help: donate money, donate products or transportation, or join Good360's disaster coalition. To donate products or transportation, e-mail Doyle Delph at Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • IHA's LinkedIn page connects the housewares industry
    Connect with peers from around the housewares industry via pages for IHA and HECNA on LinkedIn. Communicate with other housewares business professionals, post questions/answers, help peers with problems and conduct B2B relationships all within the same webpage. The HECNA page connects the international sales managers of our global networking community to help them keep in touch on issues year round. Join our networks today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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