Monthly Archives: December 2013

What Housewares Manufacturers Must Do to Good Product Reviews

In last week’s blog post, I wrote about how the current economic situation is impacting consumer spending habits. That was the first of the two overarching trends that are covered in detail in Housewares TrendTracker 2014. I call them overarching...

What Housewares Manufacturers Must Do to Get Today’s Frugal Consumer to Buy Their Products

I just finished writing my 12th annual housewares trend report and once again the trend that will have the biggest impact on the housewares industry in 2014 is related to the impact the recession and subsequent slow uneven economic recovery...