SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.–Wilshire Industries has launched two new websites for its retail buyers. WilshireIndustries.com is a corporate site integrating five brands, while IslandBamboo.com features the company’s signature brand of eco-friendly bamboo kitchenware. These sites give retail buyers from department stores to gourmet shops the ability to seamlessly browse and share with their teams information about more … More »
ROSEMONT, Ill.—The International Housewares Association has teamed up with Lawrence Merchandising, a national merchandising service organization, and NextLife/MVR, a provider of environmental innovation services, to offer new services to the association’s members. As part of this arrangement, Lawrence Merchandising will provide IHA members with discounts on retail merchandising services such as displays, new-product cut-ins, ongoing … More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–GLM has announced that The Gourmet Housewares Show will be held each August alongside the New York International Gift Fair at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, beginning in August 2011. The Gourmet Housewares Show at NYIGF is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 14-Thursday, Aug. 18. The show will showcase some 150 … More »
EL PASO, Texas—Helen of Troy posted a new record in second-quarter net income at $23.5 million, 47.5 percent ahead of last year’s second quarter. The personal-care appliance giant achieved the mark on net sales of $174.8 million for the quarter ended Aug. 31, 2010, 7.8 percent greater than last year and also a record. The … More »
NEW YORK–GLM, a dmg world media business, has announced that the Gourmet Housewares Show, the annual event for upscale gourmet products, will run alongside the New York International Gift Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center beginning next August. Scheduled for Aug. 14 - Aug. 18, the Gourmet Housewares Show at NYIGF will showcase … More »
STAMFORD, Conn.–Philips Sonicare has formed an alliance with Susan G. Komen for the Cure to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. The power-toothbrush brand will donate $100,000 to the organization and will release a commemorative Sonicare toothbrush with a pink power button; pink has become the official color for the Komen organization. The … More »
CLOSTER, N.J.–Jura will begin a fourth-quarter consumer advertising campaign that will star tennis champion Roger Federer To support the introduction of its Swiss-made Impressa Z7 One Touch coffeemaker. According to a statement from Jura-Capresso, parent company of the Jura brand, Federer will appear in advertisements “reinforcing the championship values he shares with the Jura brand: … More »
ROSEMONT, Ill.–The International Housewares Association will hold the Discover Design event on Oct. 21 in New York. The event will highlight well-designed new products from housewares vendors. It will take place in the Rhinelander Gallery on the second floor of the Hilton New York hotel from noon to 4 p.m.