Housewares

Welch Named Sales Manager at Hannon Group

Welch Named Sales Manager at Hannon Group

BURLINGTON, Wis.–Hannon Group has appointed Patrick Welch as sales manager. In this newly created position, Welch is responsible for the distribution of the company’s product lines, which include the Todco Electric Roasted Garlic Express, Todco Ceramic Knives, Sachi Fashion Insulated Lunch Bags and Meno Trigger Grip Kitchen Utensils. He also oversees the expansion of Hannon’sMore »

KitchenAid Offers Kitchen Products in Cook for the Cure Effort

KitchenAid Offers Kitchen Products in Cook for the Cure Effort

BENTON HARBOR, Mich.–As part of its ongoing Cook for the Cure initiative, KitchenAid is offering a selection of pink kitchen products to generate donations for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global breast-cancer initiative. The products include pink silicone spatulas, mixing bowls and 5-quart Stand Mixers, available in all pink or white with aMore »

Lifetime Reports Net Income of $729,000 For First Quarter

Lifetime Reports Net Income of $729,000 For First Quarter

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Lifetime Brands reported net income as $729,000 for the first quarter 2010, reversing its $6 million loss in the same period last year (which included $824,000 of restructuring charges). First quarter net sales for the year slipped slightly to $88.7 million, from $90.2 million last year. In its wholesale division, net sales alsoMore »

Hamilton Beach Net Jumps 143 Percent in First Quarter

Hamilton Beach Net Jumps 143 Percent in First Quarter

CLEVELAND–Net income for the Hamilton Beach unit of NACCO Industries rose 143 percent to $3.4 million in the first quarter. The housewares manufacturer accomplished this on an 8.9 percent pickup in net sales for the quarter, which totaled $102.6 million. The bottom line also included a boost from lower product costs and higher unit salesMore »

Housewares Charity Foundation Tops $2.2 Million at Show Gala

Housewares Charity Foundation Tops $2.2 Million at Show Gala

ROSEMONT, Ill.–For the second year in a row, the Housewares Charity Foundation raised more than $2.2 million at its annual gala, held during the International Home + Housewares Show. According to a statement from the International Housewares Association, proceeds from the event, benefited the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, HCF’s legacy charity. Since the first galaMore »

Remington Sales Boost Spectrum’s First Quarter

Remington Sales Boost Spectrum’s First Quarter

MADISON, Wis.–Global sales of Remington-branded products rose 12.1 percent in the fiscal second quarter of parent company Spectrum Brands, totaling $96.3 million. The sales rise helped the parent’s Global Batteries and Personal Care segment to an operating profit of $41.1 million, up 12.6 percent over last year’s fiscal second quarter. In its statement reviewing theMore »