Consumers may be spending less and making fewer shopping trips, but they’re also doing more around the home, and that could bode well for the housewares category
Times are certainly tough for housewares sales, but it would be a mistake for retailers to pull back on the category. Like a picture hung in just the right spot, or a table setting placed a certain way, the appropriate touch can draw everything together successfully. For United Supermarkets, Lubbock, Texas, and others, the right touch has been to focus on less-expensive gadgets and other products that link to grocery items found throughout the store. “It seems our guests are buying ...
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