HTI Buying Group Membership Grows

The buying group received “an overwhelming response” during the Housewares Show
April 15, 2016Andrea Lillo

HTI Buying GroupPITTSBURGH—HTI Buying Group has added 24 new members to its rolls for the first quarter of 2016: seven brick-and-mortar retailers and 17 vendors.

The buying group said it received “an overwhelming response from both retailers and vendors” during the March International Home + Housewares Show, where they heard about HTI’s programs, services and community. The response “reaffirms our commitment to the housewares industry and our commitment to the independent kitchenware retailer.”

The new retail members are: Kitchen Plus More LLC; Plums Cooking Co, by Simply Perfect; Karmin’s Kitchen Table; Nest of Littleton; Look What’s Cookin’; Culinary Square LLC and Murphy’s Department Store.

The vendor companies that joined HTI are Spifter (4 Stir LLC.); Craftea; Frego (Zuna Enterprises LLC.); Packit LLC; Boker USA; Jaz Innovations; Jura Inc.; Harman Inc.; Maker Homeware; Franmara; Nespresso; Takeya; Kuvings; TarHong; Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Co.; Funtastic Lifestyle Brands (Funtastic America Inc.); JB’s Best (Milos Whole World Gourmet) and Vino De Milo (Milos Whole World Gourmet).

Andrea LilloAndrea Lillo | Fashion Editor

Andrea Lillo has written about a variety of topics, from beer gardens in Queens to kitchen design trends to residential caves. Having joined Home Furnishings News in 2006, she serves as Fashion Editor.

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