March 6, 2023
Chicago, IL

Housewares Credit Group

International Housewares Association & RiemerPlus have partnered to form the Housewares Credit Group (HCG). The HCG will assist in identifying credit risk, continuously monitor your customer base for emerging delinquency, and provide a platform for sharing critical credit information and networking opportunities with fellow members. All while carefully adhering to anti-trust regulations.

HCG provides access to retail credit reports and networking opportunities with credit managers from the home + housewares industry.

Membership Benefits

Member Credit Meeting

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Membership Benefits

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March Credit Meeting

March 6, 2023

IHA members are invited to attend Housewares Credit Group’s March meeting — The discussion will focus on the following retailers: Ace Hardware Corporation, Amazon.com Inc, At Home Corporate HQ, Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc., Belk Stores Services Inc., Canadian Tire Corporation, Christmas Tree Shops, Home Depot USA, Inc., Kohl’s Department Store, Inc., Macy’s, Inc., Marmaxx Group/Newton Buying, QVC, Inc., Ross Stores, Inc., Staples, Sur La Table, Target Corporation, Tuesday Morning, Inc., Von Maur, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Wayfair, LLC, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

International Housewares Association and RiemerPlus have partnered to form the Housewares Credit Group (HCG). HCG will assist in identifying credit risk, continuously monitor your customer base for emerging delinquency, and provide a platform for sharing critical credit information and networking opportunities with fellow members. All while carefully adhering to anti-trust regulations.

HCG provides access to retail credit reports and networking opportunities with credit managers from the home + housewares industry.

Schedule

Monday, March 6

8 AM – 11:30 AM

Financial Analysis of National Retailers

Dennis Cantalupo – CEO of Pulse Ratings

 
Key insights drawn from:
      • Bed Bath & Beyond
      • Tuesday Morning
      • Belk Stores
      • At Home
      • Wayfair
      • and many more
STAT Recovery Services
      • Casey Roberts, CEO of STAT Recovery Services will offer tips and tricks on how to best recover charge-backs and deductions from Wal-Mart.
Group Account Discussion
      • Please come prepared with your laptop, notes and uploaded Accounts Receivable (required for members) to discuss your historical and factual experience on common accounts with your fellow HCG members.
      • To add additional retailers to the discussion please click here.

Dennis Cantalupo

Riemer Plus Riemer+ & Pulse Ratings’ sole objective is to help manufacturers, landlords, investors, and other unsecured creditors reduce losses and bad debt write-offs related to retail bankruptcies.

Riemer+ & Pulse Ratings’ sole objective is to help manufacturers, landlords, investors, and other unsecured creditors reduce losses and bad debt write-offs related to retail bankruptcies. Our unbiased financial analysis is acutely focused on identifying early warning signs, so as to provide creditors ample time to adjust their exposure accordingly. Dennis has been quoted in financial articles from Bloomberg, Retail Dive, Forbes and has also been invited to speak at retail industry meetings including: International Council of Shopping Centers, Toy Industry Association, Department Store Suppliers Credit Association, Outdoor Products Manufacturers Group, and others. Riemer+ was founded in 1965 by Lois & Paul Riemer and has recently transitioned ownership to Kristine Riemer, Chris Sherman and Dennis Cantalupo. Dennis founded Pulse Ratings in 2018.

8 AM – 11:30 AM

Financial Analysis of National Retailers

Dennis Cantalupo – CEO of Pulse Ratings

 
Key insights drawn from:
      • Ace Hardware Corporation
      • Amazon.com Inc.
      • At Home Corporate HQ
      • Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc.
      • Belk Stores Services Inc.
      • and many more
STAT Recovery Services
      • Casey Roberts, CEO of STAT Recovery Services will offer tips and tricks on how to best recover charge-backs and deductions from Wal-Mart
Group Account Discussion
      • Please come prepared with your laptop, notes and uploaded Accounts Receivable (required for members) to discuss your historical and factual experience on common accounts with your fellow HCG members.

HCG Member Benefits

Benefits Include:

  • Unlimited Riemer Credit Reports
  • Unlimited Users
  • Flash alerts
  • Customized user dashboard based on members’ accounts receivable
  • Attendance at the RiemerPlus meetings and other events
    Pulse Ratings analytical insights at all meetings
  • Member networking across all industries
  • Payment experience-sharing tools
  • Educational programs
  • Interactive Heat Map
  • Resale Certificate Library
  • Document Vault
  • View Riemer reports on new and existing customers to see if they are past due or current with other suppliers BEFORE you extend open terms
  • Interact and collaborate with peers to share best practices and payment experience on key customers
  • Identify potential risk through usage of Accounts Receivable Management Tools
  • View as many Riemer reports as you need and only pay a one-time minimal annual fee
  • Receive invitation to all Educational Webinars and Seminars