Housewares

George Foreman Grills Launch “Grillfriend” Campaign

George Foreman Grills

MIDDLETON, Wis.-The George Foreman grill brand has unveiled a multimedia advertising campaign titled “Meet My Grillfriend!” The initiative includes the brand’s first television spot in three years, along with mobile advertising and social-media efforts. It goes along with the launch of six new models of grills at retail, and will highlight the grills’ advanced features.More »

Ambiente Seeks Young Designers for Exhibit

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FRANKFURT, Germany–Design students, university graduates and young designers with an interest in the fields of interior design, gifts, personal accessories and wining and dining have the chance to make presentations in the Talents portion at the next Ambiente fair, which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, Feb. 13-17, 2015. Applications to participate will be accepted untilMore »

Sourcing in São Paulo: The Brazilian Buyer Project

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By Allison Zisko Over the course of two days in early May, 51 Brazilian housewares manufacturers descended on a hotel conference room in São Paulo, Brazil, lugging suitcases filled with plastic and glass and metal goods, armed with the optimism of traveling salesmen. They set their sights on 12 international buying companies from seven countries,More »

Cedarlane: Science in Cooking

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By David Gill The launch, earlier this year, of the Bellini Kitchen Master has been an important step for Canada-based Cedarlane in its journey from the laboratory to the kitchen. In business for 27 years, Cedarlane has been a factor in the life-sciences industry. It specializes in reagent manufacturing, custom laboratory services, laboratory research, freightMore »

Keurig Launches 2.0 Platform

The Keurig 2.0 model K500

NEW YORK-Keurig Green Mountain unveiled its Keurig 2.0 Brewing System at a press event here last night. The new system, which encompasses three models (the K300, K400 and K500) combines Keurig’s long-established single-serve brewing system with the ability to brew carafes of coffee and other beverages. Its technology includes sensors which send signals to itsMore »

Survey: Yellow Kitchens Trending Up

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.–Color preferences are changing in the American kitchen, according to a new release of the ongoing The American Living Survey conducted by market research firm Design Research. While neutral whites and beiges continue to be dominant, yellow is growing fastest as a primary kitchen color, up 57 percent nationally versus 2013. Yellow’s uptick isMore »

Casabella Names Winners of Pinterest Contest

One of the images from the winning entry

CONGERS, N.Y.-Casabella picked Allyson Becker as the winner of its Pinterest contest spotlighting the company’s new Neon line of cleaning tools. Contest entrants were asked to “pin” their favorite neon inspirations using the hashtag #CleanWithNeon. Becker’s winning entry consisted of a variety of lifestyle images in neon colors, including faces, flowers, neon signs and evenMore »

HFN Deadline for Las Vegas, NY Now Markets is July 2

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NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Las Vegas Market (July 27-31) and NY Now (Aug. 16-20). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Furniture materials can be sent to Duke Ratliff (dratliff@hfnmag.com), rug, lighting and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea LilloMore »