Housewares

Miele Debuts Gift-With-Purchase Program for Appliances

Miele Debuts Gift-With-Purchase Program for Appliances

PRINCETON, N.J.–Miele has launched a $1,000 gift-with-purchase program for consumers who buy specified combinations of its products through Nov. 30. The company has initiated two offers designed to help shoppers live “greener and cleaner” lives. Under its “fresh clean offer,” Miele will give a free S7 vacuum cleaner and a year’s supply of AirClean filterMore »

KitchenAid Named Sponsor of Senior PGA Championship

KitchenAid Named Sponsor of Senior PGA Championship

  PARKER, Colo.–KitchenAid has been designated a presenting sponsor of the Senior PGA Championship, one of the major tournaments on the PGA Champions Tour.   The sponsorship will begin at the 2011 Senior PGA Championship and will extend through 2014. Under the terms of this agreement, KitchenAid will also become the official home-appliance brand ofMore »

New Exhibitors Join AmericasMart’s Gourmet/Housewares Product Center

New Exhibitors Join AmericasMart’s Gourmet/Housewares Product Center

ATLANTA–Nordic Ware and Jura Capresso are the newest additions to AmericasMart’s Gourmet/Housewares product center, which debuted in January and offers attendees almost 200 high-end product lines to peruse. Nordic Ware and Jura Capresso will be located in the housewares section on Floor 8 in Building 2 WestWing. In addition to the permanent product center isMore »

Rowenta Introduces Craft Lab

Rowenta Introduces Craft Lab

WEST ORANGE, N.J.–Rowenta, the garment-care brand of Groupe SEB, has launched Craft Lab, an online resource for crafting enthusiasts. Located at Craftlab.RowentaUSA.com, the Web site features a variety of craft projects with step-by-step instructions. It also includes video tutorials and a tips-and-techniques section designed for both beginners and experienced crafters. Also on the site areMore »

TeleBrands Launches “American Idol”-Style Inventors’ Competition

TeleBrands Launches “American Idol”-Style Inventors’ Competition

FAIRFIELD, N.J.–TeleBrands has scheduled an Inventors Day competition for housewares and kitchenware for July 13, which will be conducted in the style of the “American Idol” television series. TeleBrands conducts Inventors Days in a variety of categories every two months. Inventors are invited to the company’s headquarters here to present their inventions in five minutesMore »

Vitamix Blender Named Stevie Awards Finalist

Vitamix Blender Named Stevie Awards Finalist

CLEVELAND–The Vitamix Professional Series 500 Blender has become a finalist for the Stevie Awards. The Professional Series 500 is a finalist in the Stevie American Business Awards program in the New Product or Service of the Year-Consumer Products category. In addition, the blender is eligible for the American Business Awards People’s Choice Award for favoriteMore »

Fox Run Brands Acquires Doughmakers Gourmet Bakeware

Fox Run Brands Acquires Doughmakers Gourmet Bakeware

IVYLAND, Penn.–Fox Run Brands has purchased the assets of Doughmakers Gourmet Bakeware for an undisclosed amount. Based in Terre Haute, Ind., Doughmakers Gourmet Bakeware offers a patented line of heavy-gauge, solid aluminum bakeware with a pebble-textured surface. “The products have been a favorite for home bakers for over a decade not only because of theMore »

Jarden, Pet Head in License Agreement

Jarden, Pet Head in License Agreement

NEW YORK—Jarden Consumer Solutions has formed an exclusive license agreement with Pet Head for a line of electric grooming products, pet beds and pet carriers for dogs. Pet Head—which markets a line of grooming products, apparel and accessories for dogs—reached the agreement with Jarden through its agent, Stone America Licensing. The new collection will actMore »