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Speaking Engagements:

 ·        2017 Form, Function & Fantasy: Kitchen & Bath Trends Through the Eyes of Homeowners & Designers (KBIS)

 ·        2016 Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association Annual Conference (KCMA)

 ·        2016 Kitchen & Bath Design News Special Research Event (invitation only)

 ·        2015 Kitchen & Bath Design News Special Research Event (invitation only)

 ·       2014 Kitchen & Bath Design News Special Research Event (invitation only)

 ·       2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

 ·       2013 National Kitchen & Bath Association - Houston Chapter

 ·       2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

 ·       2012 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

·       2012 Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Annual Conference (DPHA)

·       2012 Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association Annual Conference (KCMA)

 ·       2012 SEN Design Group Conference

 ·       2011 Kitchen & Bath Design News Leaders Conference

 ·       2010 Kitchen & Bath Design News Leaders Conference       

 


 

RICKI Video


Click here to watch a video created by high school students to tell the story of results from RICKI’s Quarterly Tracking Survey.

 

Click here to view our video “The Latest Research on Kitchen (and Bath) Remodeling Trends” presented at the 2015 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.


Click here to view our video highlighting RICKI’s presentation at the 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.


Click here to view our video discussing the findings of our Designer Business Practices' study conducted among design professionals.




RICKI Media Coverage


RICKI is routinely called upon by various news media and other publications for insights on kitchen-related trends. The following are excerpts from select publications. 




2017

One the Rise

Kitchen & Bath Design News, March 2017

 

Looking Ahead: What’s Trending for 2017

Kitchen & Bath Design News, January 2017

 

Jetson-like Remodeling Trends Have Arrived

The San Diego Union-Tribune, January 2107

 


 

2016

Don’t Leave Money on the Table

Kitchen & Bath Design News, September 2016


Marketing Plans

Kitchen & Bath Design News, May 2016


Outdoor Kitchens as a Growth Driver

Qualified Remodeler, March 2016


Event Explores Major Kitchen & Bath Trends

Kitchen & Bath Design News, February 2016

 


 

2015

Needs of Millennial Professionals Research Report Offers Insight Into Industry’s Young Professionals

National Kitchen & Bath Association, December 2015


Reviewing Top Trends for 2015

Kitchen & Bath Design News, December 2015


Millennial Mission: What NKBA Has Learned About Our Industry’s Youngest Employees

K+BB, November/December 2015


Showroom Evolution

Kitchen & Bath Design News, September 2015


What Millennials Want

Kitchen & Bath Design News, September 2015


Smaller, Smarter Showrooms

Kitchen & Bath Design News, July 2015


I Hate the Open-Plan Kitchen

realtor.com, June 2015


Positive Signs, Kitchen & Bath Design News

Kitchen & Bath Design News, May 2015


Hot Buttons

forresidentialpros.com, April 2015


The Latest in Kitchen Trends

forresidentialpros.com, February 2015


Four Things We Learned about Kitchen Trends at KBIS

Wray Ward Blog, February 2015


People-Focused Sales Strategies

Kitchen & Bath Design News, January 2015

 


 

2014

Exploring the Design Process

Kitchen & Bath Design News, September 2014

 

Smart Systems Make for Smart Businesses

forresidentialpros.com, August 2014

 

Creative Storage Solutions

forresidentialpros.com, July 2014

 

LED Lighting Tops RICKI List of Top 5 Kitchen Technologies

NARI blog, July 2014

 

4 Things We Learned at the RICKI Kitchen Trends Presentation

Wray Ward blog, February 2014

 


 

2013

Kitchen Remodeling Up to Pre-Recession Level

NARI blog, July 2013


Cygnus, RICKI Form Research Alliance

forresidentialpros.com, July 2013


Study Pinpoints Importance of Key Supplier Services

Kitchen & Bath Design News, July 2013


Cooking Appliances Serve Up a Menu of Options

Kitchen & Bath Design News, June 2013


Showrooms Doing More with Less

Kitchen & Bath Design News, May 2013


The Live-In Kitchen

ClosetMaid Storganization Blog, April 2013


The RICKI Report

Purcell/Murray Blog March 2013


Traffic Forecast Looks Promising

Kitchen & Bath Design News, March 2013


Economic Clouds Seen Lifting for 2013

Kitchen & Bath Design News, January 2013




2012

Older Americans to Have Major Market Impact, Study Concludes

Kitchen & Bath Design News, November 2012


Function, Comfort Drive Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

Kitchen & Bath Design News, November 2012


Cooks Covet Extra Counter Space Even More Than Cabinets

Consumer Reports News, September 2012


Dealers & Designers Embrace Technology

Kitchen & Bath Design News, September 2012


Housing Market Seen Being Reshaped by Echo Boomers

Kitchen & Bath Design News, July 2012


Dealers & Designers See Business on the Upswing

Kitchen & Bath Design News, May 2012


Oven Smarts

K+BB, May 2012


Smaller Kitchens & Baths? Not So Fast!

K+BB, February 2012 




2011

Dreaming Online

K+BB, December 2011 


RICKI Study Probes Kitchen Tastes of Gen Y Consumers

Kitchen & Bath Design News, August 2011 

 

Brighter Horizons

K+BB, April 2011 

 

Looking Ahead (Extended Play)

K+BB, March 2011 

 

Designers Favoring Task-Specific Work Zones

Kitchen & Bath Design News, January 2011

 


 

2010

Upwardly Mobile

K+BB, January 2010

 

When Consumers Remodel

K+BB, December 2010


What Dealers Want

Kitchen & Bath Design News, November 2010


Three Generations of Cooks in the Kitchen

K+BB, October 2010

 

Smart Showrooms

Kitchen & Bath Design News, September 2010

 

Gen Y Tastes in Kitchens

Kitchen & Bath Design News, August 2010

 

He Said She Said

K+BB, July 2010

 

Always the Writer, Never the Client

ShelterPop, April 2010

 

Upper End Consumers More Brand Conscious

Kitchen & Bath Design News, April 2010

 


 

2009

Need Cited for Medicine Storage Solutions in the Kitchen

Kitchen & Bath Design News, November 2009

 

Economy-Pinched Consumers Express Pent-Up Product Demand

Kitchen & Bath Design News, July 2009

 

Two New Studies Point to Aging-in-Place Trend

Kitchen & Bath Design News, June 2009

 

Survey Profiles 'Discriminating' K/B Shoppers

Kitchen & Bath Design News, May 2009

 

Study Shows Consumers Proceed With Caution

Kitchen & Bath Design News, March 2009

 


 

2008

The 7 Weirdest Kitchen Design Requests

K+BB, March 2008

 

Study Probes Homeowner Remodel Preferences

Kitchen & Bath Design News, September 2008

 

Kitchen remodelers: A glass half empty or half green?

Blog of Michael Alterio, managing editor of Home Channel News, August 18, 2008

 

Survey Shows Potential in Outdoor Kitchens

Kitchen & Bath Design News, July 2008 

 

Designers Favoring Work Zones; Sustainability to Become Key: RICKI Study

Kitchen & Bath Design News, February 2008



 

 

 
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