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Circulon Introduces Anniversary Items

Circulon Introduces Anniversary Items

Marking the beginning of a yearlong celebration of its 25th anniversary, Circulon has introduced a selection of limited-edition anniversary items designed in silver.     The new Circulon 25th Anniversary 11-inch Skillet, available at retail in August, features a warm silver exterior and comes with a special $25.00 rebate offer toward the purchase of any Circulon cookwareMore »

Snapware Chairman Goes for a Spin

Snapware Chairman Goes for a Spin

Jeff Smith, Snapware’s chairman, recently competed in the NASCAR West Series in Roseburg, Ore. The event was part of a much larger racing series that will run through November on the FOX Sports Network.  The series will incorporate various community activities and giveaways, and will recognize the ongoing efforts of the military. Snapware will supportMore »

HauteLook Sets Its Site on Home

HauteLook Sets Its Site on Home

LOS ANGELES–The online private sale and auction business—a retail model that virtually didn’t exist just two years ago—continues to grow in home and HauteLook is one of the players making that happen. As with many of its competitors—all of whom feature name brand goods at a discount, available for a limited amount of time toMore »

Jacuzzi in License to Make Branded Mattresses

Jacuzzi in License to Make Branded Mattresses

CHINO HILLS, Calif.–Jacuzzi has introduced a collection of bedding products under its recently reached license agreement with JelSleep. Branded as the Jacuzzi Bed Collection, the mattresses feature a proprietary comfort layer comprised of JelSleep technology combined with latex. The line comes in four different structure options: engineered foam, individually wrapped coil, latex or an adjustableMore »

WAC Lighting Appoints Wang International Sales Manager

WAC Lighting Appoints Wang International Sales Manager

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Thomas Wang has been named international sales manager at WAC Lighting, a new position. The brother of president Shelley Wang and the son of co-founders Tony and Tai Wang, he will be based in the company’s international offices in Shanghai, China. Reporting to his father, Tony Wang, who is also chairman and chiefMore »

D’Angelo Promoted to Senior V.P. of Iconix

D’Angelo Promoted to Senior V.P. of Iconix

NEW YORK–Carolyn D’Angelo, vice president of brand management for the home division of Iconix Brand Group, has been promoted to senior vice president for the home division’s brand management. D’Angelo remains responsible for building the home segment of Iconix’s branded business, duties which she assumed when she joined the company in 2007 after its acquisitionMore »

SSA to Present Sessions on “Green” Consumers at Las Vegas Market

SSA to Present Sessions on “Green” Consumers at Las Vegas Market

FRIANT, Calif.–The Specialty Sleep Association will hold a series of special briefings at next week’s Las Vegas Market on the environmental concerns of consumers who are shopping for sleep products. Consultant Vicki Worden, president of Worden Associates, will present four sessions for manufacturers and retailers on how to use safety and environmental concerns to increaseMore »

Sealy Debuts Social-Media Campaign for Embody Line

Sealy Debuts Social-Media Campaign for Embody Line

TRINITY, N.C.–Sealy has launched a social-media campaign for its Embody collection of memory-foam and latex mattresses. The campaign has begun with a Facebook page, facebook.com/embodybysealy, and a Twitter feed, twitter.com/embodybysealy, both of which are intended to draw consumers to talk about the new line. A Sealy statement said it will enable the new collection toMore »