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Individuals who comprise a family unit and who live together under the same roof; individuals who dwell in the same place and comprise a family, sometimes encompassing domestic help; all those who are under the control of one domestic head.

For the purposes of insurance, the terms family and household are frequently used inter-changeably.


Head of Household.

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n. a family living together, all of whom need not be related.

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From innovations in cast-iron cookware to vegetable ricers and spiralizers to all things hydration-related, many of today's top housewares trends are designed to streamline healthy living and eating.
Premier Housewares is part of a family run group of companies with over 50 years of trading experience and prides itself as one of the UK's leading suppliers and distributors of housewares and home lifestyle products to the retail trade.
For those retailers not willing to make that large of a space commitment--and even those who are--observers agree that cross merchandising is the best way to draw additional attention to housewares items.
The food channel should remain viable for housewares, despite a greater share of sales shifting to nonstore retailers (catalogs/TV, direct to consumer via manufacturer websites, internet retailers) and retailers' alternative online ordering and pickup services.
Conrad LeBlanc and his team brought housewares front and center on the salesfloor and created a store-within-a-store format.
Small kitchen appliances and cookware are the cornerstones of the housewares category.
That production of molded housewares is off only slightly this year is remarkable, given the prevailing business conditions that have historcally affected this market.
On March 16, gia's three expert judges -- Wolfgang Gruschwitz, Scott Kohno and Martin Pegler -- will conduct a special session in the Housewares Design Theater on "Driving Retail Sales with World-Class Best Practices: Store Design & Architecture; Merchandise Display; and Retail Branding." These three retail experts, representing Europe (Gruschwitz), the Americas (Pegler), and Asia (Kohno), will address the following topics:
First there is the International Home & Housewares Show in March, which continues to set attendance records in recent years.
In other words, the same playful sensibility at work in his famous buildings, embraced by elite critics, is at work in his Target housewares, which has left the same critics sneering.
Having just returned from Atlanta and Dallas markets and getting ready to head to Vegas, the industry is gearing up at full throttle for the big Housewares Show next month.
CHICAGO -- With consumers spending more than ever on durable goods for cooking and the home, drug chains are among the retailers increasing the range of kitchenware and housewares sold under their private label brands.