CedwardsChristine Edwards


Designing Times

KBIS once again attracted over 31,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors, and a social media following that was projected to reach nearly 100,000. KBIS is considered to be North America’s largest trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design. The show is organized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), a non-profit ...


Crossing the gap Between 2018 & 2019

Looking back, 2018 proved to be a pivotal year across industries for the widespread adoption and integration of smart capabilities, automation, and adaptive consumer-centric conveniences. As new technologies continue to evolve, emerging product categories have the capability to negatively impact those that have been longstanding within the CE ...


Location, Location, Location

A retailer’s layout is arguably one of many key strategies for its success. Retailers invest a significant amount of time, effort, and research into designing their physical flows, merchandise placements, and the overall vibe and enjoyability of the space, each of which are geared to engage the consumer and keep them shopping in the store ...


Alexa, will Bezos save Kenmore?

Is there anything Jeff Bezos won’t try? Amazon’s founder and CEO is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, computer scientist, and philanthropist. Although Bezos is most often associated with tech-giant Amazon, his list of professional pursuits and endeavors run deep. In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin, a human ...


Are We There Yet?

Another year of CES has come and gone and in retrospect, we are often asked what breaking new technology emerged or what brand-new products debuted at the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show. A recurring theme year in and out is the IoT (Internet of Things). IoT may appear to be Déjà vu year-over-year and leads ...