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March/April 2015 | CONTENTS COVER STORY 6 SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO The 2015 Expo Sweets & Snacks Expo will have many features on display for attendees. 8 LICENSING EXPO Connect with the hottest brands and properties at Licensing Expo this June in Las Vegas. 10 INTERNATIONAL HOME + HOUSEWARES International Home + Housewares shines a light on the latest consumer lifestyle and product trends. 22 The Sweet Life The worldwide appeal of the M&M'S brand and M&M'S Characters drives Mars Retail Group's licensing and merchandising collaborative efforts. UPFRONT 14 CATERPILLAR 14 12 NATIONAL HARDWARE SHOW The National Hardware Show serves as a gathering point for the industry. New & Notable 79 Hot products from Caterpillar and the world of home and housewares. Extensive licensing efforts have taken the Cat brand out of the construction site and put it in front of retail consumers around the world. 20 KITCHENAID KitchenAid is launching a new line of cutlery and is expanding its kitchenware lines and small and major appliance collection. March/April 2015 RETAIL-MERCHANDISER.COM 3 http://www.RETAIL-MERCHANDISER.COM

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Retail Merchandiser - March/April 2015