The Butler’s Pantry Honored As A Top Housewares Retailer


California-based The Bulter’s Pantry was among an elite group of five retailers honored for retail excellence by the Global Innovation Awards (gia) program sponsored by the International Housewares Association.

Jamie Bulter, the owner of the housewares specialty store in Escalon east of San Francisco, received the award during a ceremony at the 2022 The Inspired Home Show in Chicago.

Other honorees include Paul French Gallery of Argentina; Westwing Brasil, Brazil; La Maison Pernoise of France; and hengstyle HENG LEONG HANG CO., LTD, Taiwan. 


The global gia jury, consisting of four retail/visual merchandising experts and seven editors and publishers of co-sponsoring housewares trade publications from around the world, selected the gia Global Honorees from the winners previously chosen in their respective countries by the national gia sponsors. 

In addition, the Martin M. Pegler Award for Excellence in Visual Merchandising was awarded to HomeTown – by Praxis Home Retail Limited of India and the gia Digital Commerce Award for Excellence in Online Retailing was awarded to MAKE Designed Objects of Australia

Below, check out a 2019 interview with Bulter from Gourmet Insider.