The IHA (International Housewares Association) has launched HomePage News, the Home + Housewares Business Authority to provide the US and global housewares industry with a new independent news and information platform.
Peter Giannetti, longtime editor-in-chief of US trade titles HomeWorld Business and Gourmet Insider, joined IHA earlier this year to spearhead development of this new B2B editorial initiative. “The HomePage News digital platform offers highly engaging, colorfully visual and easy-to-navigate access to industry news and information,” he explained.
Derek Miller, IHA president commented: “This breakthrough B2B editorial platform answers a heightened demand for comprehensive, in-depth coverage at a critical time for our dynamic, growing and fast-evolving industry.”
HomePageNews.com includes breaking industry and retail news, with e-newsetters, new product information; executive interviews; features on marketing, merchandising and operational developments; coverage of US and some international housewares trade shows; category and trend reports; insights and analysis of US market data and financial news, as well as expert commentary.
Peter heads up a team that includes managing editor Chandler Harvey, who also manages IHA’s The Inspired Home consumer digital content platform, and contributing editors Mike Duff (veteran home, housewares and retailing editor, Debbie Teschke (senior manager of IHA’s public relation and communications),
Vicki Matranga (industry writer and coordinator of IHA’s design programmes), and experienced B2B advertising sales manager Larry Oliver.
Top: The IHA has launched a new information platform this month.