Keurig Launches 2.0 Platform

The Keurig 2.0 model K500

NEW YORK-Keurig Green Mountain unveiled its Keurig 2.0 Brewing System at a press event here last night. The new system, which encompasses three models (the K300, K400 and K500) combines Keurig’s long-established single-serve brewing system with the ability to brew carafes of coffee and other beverages. Its technology includes sensors which send signals to itsMore »

Survey: Yellow Kitchens Trending Up

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.–Color preferences are changing in the American kitchen, according to a new release of the ongoing The American Living Survey conducted by market research firm Design Research. While neutral whites and beiges continue to be dominant, yellow is growing fastest as a primary kitchen color, up 57 percent nationally versus 2013. Yellow’s uptick isMore »

Casabella Names Winners of Pinterest Contest

One of the images from the winning entry

CONGERS, N.Y.-Casabella picked Allyson Becker as the winner of its Pinterest contest spotlighting the company’s new Neon line of cleaning tools. Contest entrants were asked to “pin” their favorite neon inspirations using the hashtag #CleanWithNeon. Becker’s winning entry consisted of a variety of lifestyle images in neon colors, including faces, flowers, neon signs and evenMore »

HFN Deadline for Las Vegas, NY Now Markets is July 2


NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Las Vegas Market (July 27-31) and NY Now (Aug. 16-20). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Furniture materials can be sent to Duke Ratliff (, rug, lighting and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea LilloMore »

Cookware Co. Aligns with Oxo for Cookware Lines


TARRYTOWN, N.Y.-The Cookware Co. has reached an agreement with Helen of Troy’s Oxo brand for collections of cookware under the Oxo Good Grips brand. This August, The Cookware Co. will debut three collection of cookware under the Oxo Good Grips name. These collections will follow Oxo’s design philosophy of universal design (meaning that its productsMore »

Keurig Green Mountain to Open Cold-Pod Plant in Georgia

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WATERBURY, Vt.-Keurig Green Mountain will open a manufacturing facility in Douglasville, Ga., dedicated to the production of pods for the new Keurig Cold platform, an in-home cold beverage system. The company will invest $337 million in the factory over the next five years. It has closed on the purchase of a 585,000-square-foot building for renovation,More »

Mason Cash to Debut at Atlanta Show

Mason Cash’s Cane mixing bowl

ATLANTA–For the first time, Typhoon Homewares will showcase Mason Cash, a British cookware brand, alongside its Typhoon range at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market next month, in showroom 8120A. “We are keen to show off the latest additions to our heritage brand Mason Cash, which includes the Bake My Day range andMore »

Panasonic Names Robin Wilson Brand Ambassador

Robin Wilson

NEWARK, N.J.-Panasonic has designated interior designer, product designer and author Robin Wilson as its brand ambassador for all of its home products, including its housewares and personal-care products. As part of the partnership agreement between Panasonic and Wilson, she will provide expertise on how Panasonic products work from a functionality and design perspective in differentMore »