WellnessMats Named HTI Vendor Of The Year
WellnessMats was awarded the Best Overall HTI Vendor of the Year (2016), the buying groups’ highest honor. HTI announced the winners of the 2015-16 ‘best of’ program for 2015 at the groups One Voice Conference, in Chicago, prior to the International Housewares Show.
“We survey our HTI retailers before and during our One Voice Conference in Chicago. There are 6 categories for vendors the last and biggest being Best Overall HTI Vendor. We are thrilled that WellnessMats won. They have a great team, great product and great service.” Says Karen Skalicky, VP of HTI Member services. “It is very well deserved.”
WellnessMats, who received Best in Shipping/Fulfillment from HTI last year, is deeply honored to receive this award. “This award encompasses our entire company’s hard work and dedication. From manufacturing, marketing, sales, shipping, invoicing down to the order entry, we are committed to our retailers’ success. We strive to provide the best customer service, marketing/sales tools and of course product,” says WellnessMats CEO Daniel Bouzide. “This award is validation that we are indeed doing our jobs and further inspires us in our commitment to HTI, its members and the Housewares Industry. It was great news to receive at the start of IHA,” continues Cathy Ayers, National Sales Manager for WellnessMats.
HTI Buying Group offers independent kitchen and tabletop specialty retailers the opportunity to buy products and programs from member vendors on a corporate discount. They provide training, information and the resources necessary to improve sales while allowing members to maintain.