Housewares

HFN Editorial Deadline for July’s Atlanta Markets

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (July 8-15) and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market (July 9-12). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Rug and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (alillo@hfnmag.com), whileMore »

Hamilton Beach, Sub-Zero Align for Housewares

Hamilton Beach

RICHMOND, Va.-Hamilton Beach Brands has entered into a multiyear license agreement with appliance manufacturer Sub-Zero Group to create a line of luxury countertop appliances and kitchen tools under the Wolf Gourmet brand. The Wolf Gourmet products will be positioned as complements for Sub-Zero’s Wolf-branded kitchen appliances. Under the terms of the agreement, Hamilton Beach willMore »

Summer School in Session for Gourmet Catalog

Top Chef Fabio Viviani

DALLAS–Gourmet Catalog & Buying Group will host its 5th Annual Retail Summer School Event during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market this summer. The event, which will take place July 9-10 at AmericasMart, enables housewares vendors, 10 of whom have been added to the group this year, to educate Gourmet Catalog retail membersMore »

IHA to Host Global Forum in June

IHA

ROSEMONT, Ill.-The International Housewares Association will hold the 2014 Global Forum on June 17-18 in Chicago, featuring overviews from housewares retailers from around the world and sessions on international business issues. Sponsored also by the International Business Council, the group of IHA members dedicated to boosting their international business, the Global Forum will include marketMore »

Monbento Signs with Janus to Promote U.S. Growth

Monbento

NEW YORK–Monbento, the French manufacturer of bento boxes, bottles, bowls and other products, is partnering with Janus, a sales and operations organization, to help establish a firm market foundation in the United States. With this new union, Janus will aid in building a brand platform to accelerate growth in the U.S. market, monbento said. AllMore »

Portmeirion Adds Elements to Sophie Conran Cookware

Portmeirion Sophie Conran Cookware

NEW YORK–Sophie Conran and Portmeirion have expanded the Sophie Conran for Portmeirion Cookware Collection of non-stick ceramic coated cast aluminum cookware to include saucepans and frying pans. The 7-inch and 8-inch saucepans and 10.25-inch and 12-inch frying pans feature elegant, organic shapes that go from stovetop to tabletop. Each features a ceramic nonstick coating thatMore »

Keurig Q2 Net Rises 22.4 Percent

Keurig Green Mountain

WATERBURY, Vt.-Strong sales and a tight hand on expenses propelled Keurig Green Mountain to a 22.4 percent jump in second-quarter net income, to $162.1 million. Net sales rose 9.8 percent to $1.1 billion in the quarter, which ended on March 29. Selling, general and administrative expenses were flat in dollars and declined by 109 basisMore »

NY Now to Debut Maker Project

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–A new three-pronged initiative, connected with the nation’s growing “Maker Movement,” will debut at the summer edition of NY Now, the Market for Home + Lifestyle. NY Now’s “Maker Project” will include showcases of individual makers and their products, a four-part seminar program addressing the movement’s evolution, impact and opportunities and exclusive freeMore »