Housewares

Housewares Wrap-Up: Cuisinart’s Single Serve

Housewares Wrap-Up: Cuisinart’s Single Serve

As part of its alliance with Keurig, Cuisinart has brought to market its Single Serve Brewing System—which is designed to work specifically with Keurig’s signature K-Cup portion packs. Cuisinart’s unit provides five different cup-size settings, including one for iced beverages, and an adjustable temperature control to assure that the desired temperature is used. Consumers canMore »

Housewares Wrap-Up: Zwilling’s Cutting Edge

Housewares Wrap-Up: Zwilling’s Cutting Edge

East met West with sharp results in the Zwilling J.A. Henckels booth during the recent International Home + Housewares Show. Japanese chef Masaharu Morimoto hailed the cutting benefits of the Morimoto Edition of the Miyabi line from Zwilling, usually associated with European-style cutlery. “Nice balance is very important in a knife,” said Morimoto, as heMore »

Housewares Wrap-Up: Imusa Spices Up the Kitchen

Housewares Wrap-Up: Imusa Spices Up the Kitchen

Inspired by the bold, vibrant flavors prevalent in Latin cuisine, Imusa launched its new Spice cookware line at the show, which comes in such hues as Chili Pepper Red, Cilantro Green, Sazón Orange, Saffron Yellow and—in a nod to Caribbean waters and sky—Tropical Blue. “Our customers tell us that Imusa cookware is a reasonably pricedMore »

Housewares Wrap-Up: Built Constructs a Lifestyle

Housewares Wrap-Up: Built Constructs a Lifestyle

Built made a statement at the International Home + Housewares Show—a lifestyle statement. In addition to introducing numerous bags and totes made of neoprene, for which the company is known, Built debuted a new booth concept incorporating a brand new merchandising scheme including hooks, shelving and display pieces for all things Built. “We’re not aMore »

Housewares Wrap-Up: Butler Knows Brands

Housewares Wrap-Up: Butler Knows Brands

Butler Home Products has a long relationship with Mr. Clean and Dawn, two names it has long licensed from Procter & Gamble and used to build sales in the stick-goods category. Now the Marlborough, Mass.-based company is adding products to its line to reach different demographics and give existing customers more to consider.  “We haveMore »

Housewares Wrap-Up: Emson Cooks Up a Sharper Image

Housewares Wrap-Up: Emson Cooks Up a Sharper Image

A standard bearer in the as-seen-on-TV product category, Emson has taken a step ahead with its Sharper Image line of cooking products. The line—which first reached retail in the form of its wide-mouth Super Juicer in the fourth quarter of 2008—now encompasses the Stainless Steel Super Grill, the Stainless Blender, the Super Wave Oven, theMore »

Housewares Wrap-Up: Essick: Decor in the Air

Housewares Wrap-Up: Essick: Decor in the Air

One thing humidifiers are not known for is being fashionable. But Essick has turned that thinking upside down with the EP9 500 Pedestal, its new humidifier which was formally launched during the International Home + Housewares Show. The Pedestal is made with a plastic that is formulated to resemble mahogany. “With a top that hasMore »