IHA Staff recently made a market visit to the Philippines in preparation for the planned November 2017 trade mission to that country. The visit included meeting with key importers and distributors, meeting with relevant key major chain retailers and touring multi-chain retailers and malls to better understand the market. The United States is among the Philippines’ top trading…CONTINUE READING
Take part in an IHA-IBC Trade Mission for a turn-key introduction to an international market. Meetings, retail tours, receptions, transportation and hotel details are scheduled in advance, allowing you to focus on your business rather than the logistical details. Trade missions also allow for extensive networking with other industry participants who share common interests and goals.
Six IHA member companies participated in the IHA Trade Mission to Sydney and Auckland, October 30 – November 4 to develop sales opportunities in Australia and New Zealand. The participating IHA members, Astage, Candle Warmers, Honey-Can-Do, Hutzler Mfg., Nordic Ware and Whitmor, met with key home and housewares retailers and toured retail stores to learn more about how…CONTINUE READING
Eleven housewares suppliers looking to enhance their international business took part in a trade mission to Mexico August 21 to 26 sponsored by the International Housewares Association. Participating were: Allied Kitchenware Company International, Gondol Plastik, Honey-Can-Do, Marcato, Maverick Housewares, Patisse Nederland, Picnic Time, Progressive International, Spectrum…CONTINUE READING
A motivated group of International Housewares Association supplier members gathered in September in São Paulo to begin a six day mission that would involve tours of leading retail stores in São Paulo and Bogotá and preset one-to-one meetings with important retailers of housewares and home retailers in both markets. On Sunday, September 13, our intrepid group boarded a bus in…CONTINUE READING
Housewares suppliers interested in the home and housewares markets in Australia and New Zealand can meet with key retailers and learn more about the business climate during a trade mission to Sydney and Auckland Nov. 8 to 13 sponsored by the International Housewares Association. Spots are still available in the trade mission, which is limited to 12 IHA member companies. In…CONTINUE READING