The ERA reports that industry veteran Arline Kramer passed away Monday night while attending the Chicago Housewares show. She was 58.
"With more than 25 years in the industry, Kramer specialized in live shopping and global distribution of direct response products, helping launch successful brands such as InStyler, Magic Bullet, Powertek and Woof Washer 360," according to the ERA article. "Known as the 'Product Queen' for her ability to build sales, she was responsible for more than $1 billion in revenues."
My condolences to Ms. Kramer's family and her friends in the industry.