Housewares

Gibson Teams with Designer Tutera

David Tutera

COMMERCE, Calif.-Gibson Overseas has allied with designer and wedding planner David Tutera to create a collection of tabletop products and housewares. The line will include flatware and glassware, with a design that will blend with the multicultural audience of his television show, “David Tutera: Unveiled,” which airs on WEtv. “By joining forces with Gibson’s industryMore »

AmericasMart Atlanta Offers Much to See this Summer

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–New and newly expanded showrooms in tandem with the resources of more than 35 trade show categories are among the changes attendees will see at AmericasMart this July, during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market. This is in addition to AmericasMart’s digitally enriched environment and the fifthMore »

PMI’s Stanley Division Names VP

Kelly Kraus

SEATTLE, Wash.–Stanley, a PMI brand that makes steel vacuum bottles, has named Kelly Kraus vice president, responsible for overseeing key functions of the Stanley brand including sales, product management, marketing and sales operations. Executive Vice President Mike Bross had assumed responsibility for the role when the company reorganized two and half years ago. Kraus reportsMore »

Jura Capresso Renamed Jura

Jura

CLOSTER, N.J.-Jura Capresso has renamed itself Jura Inc., “for the benefits of global synergy,” according to a company statement. Richard Boynton, the company’s president, said the new name reflects Jura’s leadership in upscale coffee equipment. “Having a consistent name worldwide makes our global marketing program stronger,” Boynton said. He added that the new name doesMore »

Educational Events, Expanded Merchandise Offerings in Dallas

Dallas Market Center

DALLAS–Presentations on Millennials, cooking demonstrations and expanded merchandise offerings are on tap for Dallas Market Center’s Total Home & Gift Market, June 18-24. Educational opportunities include the presentation “Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees and Customers Can Grow Your Business.” Given by Jason Dorsey, a leading generational speaker, best-selling author and expert in MillennialMore »

Housewares Charity Foundation Raises Nearly $2 Million for Cancer Research

Housewares Charity Foundation

ROSEMONT, Ill.-At its annual gala on March 17, the Housewares Charity Foundation raised more than $1.7 million for cancer research. Proceeds from the gala, which was held at the Navy Pier in Chicago during the International Home + Housewares Show, benefited The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, HCF’s legacy charity, and The Chicago Initiative on PancreaticMore »

Spectrum’s Lumley Elected to Husqvarna Board

Spectrum Tabs Lumley as CEO; Hussey to Retire

MIDDLETON, Wis.-Husqvarna, the outdoor power products manufacturer, has elected Dave Lumley, president and CEO of Spectrum Brands, to its board of directors. Lumley joined Spectrum, parent of the Remington personal-care brand and the Russell Hobbs line of small kitchen appliances, in 2006 as president, North America. He was named co-chief operating officer and president ofMore »

Hong Kong Home Shows to Offer Housewares, Textiles

Hong Kong Fairs Attendance Up 8.5 Percent

HONG KONG-The HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair are slated to run concurrently from April 20-23 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Houseware Fair will feature 16 regional pavilions including ASEAN Select, which will present products from Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, ThailandMore »