Housewares

Woll Cookware Introduces Titanium NOWO Series

Woll Cookware Introduces Titanium NOWO Series

PARSIPPANY, N.J.-German cookware manufacturer Woll has released its NOWO line, which has detachable handles that click on and off with one hand. Each pan has a cast-in threaded brass insert that guarantees that the handle attachment never strips out or loosens. The detachable handle allows a fry or sauté pan to become a casserole, justMore »

Yde Upped to Wahl Marketing Director

Yde Upped to Wahl Marketing Director

STERLING, Ill.–Steve Yde has been promoted to director of marketing for Wahl Clipper Corp. Yde is responsible for all of the company’s North American consumer marketing, and reports to Bruce Kramer, vice president of North American consumer sales and marketing. He has been with Wahl Clipper for six and one-half years, and had been leadingMore »

Gibson: For Increased Sales, the Proof is in the Pallet

Gibson: For Increased Sales, the Proof is in the Pallet

COMMERCE, Calif.-Pallet loads which easily convert to eye-catching product displays are growing in demand, according to Gibson Overseas. With dozens of ready-to-go variations on hand, Gibson’s customizable solutions have been particularly successful in supermarkets – but summer, outdoor, and seasonal programs are available across many sales channels, the company said. “It’s the kind of ‘out-of-the-More »

Villeroy & Boch, KitchenAid Team for Summer Charity Event

Villeroy & Boch, KitchenAid Team for Summer Charity Event

NEW YORK–Villeroy & Boch will participate in next month’s 1,000 Cooks for the Cure charity campaign by donating a special, limited-edition “Pass the Plate” serving platter to each host of any party that raises more then $50 for the contest. The 1,000 Cooks for the Cure nationwide event is part of Cook for the Cure,More »

Bissell Launches Homeless-Pet Effort

Bissell Launches Homeless-Pet Effort

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–Bissell has launched an online fundraising campaign to help homeless pets in the United States find homes. From now through September, the company will donate 50 cents to the Petfinder.com Foundation for each new fan who joins its Facebook page, and has established the goal of contributing $50,000 in 2011. The company hasMore »

Polk to Succeed Ketchum as President, CEO of Newell Rubbermaid

Polk to Succeed Ketchum as President, CEO of Newell Rubbermaid

ATLANTA-Michael Polk will become president and CEO of Newell Rubbermaid on July 18, succeeding the retiring Mark Ketchum. Most recently, Polk was president of global foods, home and personal care at Unilever, prior to which he served in several high-level positions in a 16-year tenure with Kraft Foods. Michael Cowhig, chairman of Newell Rubbermaid’s boardMore »

Atlanta Gift Show Welcomes New Housewares Players

Atlanta Gift Show Welcomes New Housewares Players

ATLANTA–AmericasMart continues to address the red-hot gourmet housewares market with more than 250 permanent product lines, as well as an entire floor of gourmet Market Temporaries, at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market next month. The Gourmet/Housewares product center has more housewares product than ever before. New players at this market include L’EquipMore »

Macy’s Launches Food Truck Tour

Macy’s Launches Food Truck Tour

NEW YORK–Macy’s is hitting the road with a van full of chefs and plenty of food to give away. The retailer has kicked-off “Macy’s Chefs A-Go-Go,” a national food truck tour showcasing Macy’s Culinary Council. Rolling into cities nationwide, Macy’s first-ever food truck tour will feature a MCC chef at each stop, including Cat Cora,More »