HTI Buying Group Membership Grows
April 15, 2016,
PITTSBURGH—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.
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