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Dansk and Weil Combine for Healthy Kitchen Line

Dansk and Weil Combine for Healthy Kitchen Line

BRISTOL, Pa.—Dansk is introducing Dr. Andrew Weil’s Healthy Kitchen collection of cookware and kitchen electrics.The new line offers a grouping of kitchen electrics and cookware sets that is designed to empower consumers to embrace a healthier lifestyle. The line includes items such as food steamers, slow cookers, blenders and air purifiers.

Starfrit Teams With Cat Cora

Starfrit Teams With Cat Cora

CHICAGO—Starfrit USA announced a partnership with chef Cat Cora at the International Home + Housewares Show. The Cat Cora by Starfrit Collection of cookware, cutlery and kitchen tools is expected to debut in the fall.

Serta Signs License With Paula Deen

Serta Signs License With Paula Deen

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.–Serta has signed an agreement with Paula Deen Enterprises to produce a licensed collection of mattresses called Paula Deen Home by Serta. According to a statement from Serta, the collection was designed in collaboration with the celebrity chef and Food Network star. The mattresses are made with an individually wrapped coil innerspring system,More »

Batali to Sign Books at His Booth at Housewares Show

Batali to Sign Books at His Booth at Housewares Show

CHICAGO–Chef Mario Batali will have his own booth at the International Home + Housewares Show for the first time, located at #S-3001. On Sunday, March 14, at 11:30 a.m, Batali will be on hand to sign copies of his newest book, “Molto Gusto,” which will be released April 6. Besides cooking demonstrations and tastings throughoutMore »

Springs, Waterworks Partner on License for Bath Products

Springs, Waterworks Partner on License for Bath Products

NEW YORK–Springs Global and Waterworks have entered into a license agreement through which Springs will offer bathroom textiles under the Waterworks brand. The debut collection will include towels, bathrobes, shower curtains and bath accessories, according to a joint statement from the two companies. This collection is slated to launch at retailers in September. Its designMore »

Net Income Up for Lifetime

Net Income Up for Lifetime

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Lifetime Brands reported increases in its year-end and fourth-quarter results for 2009, while net sales saw decreases for both periods. For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, net income was $5 million, up from a negative $36.8 million the prior year. Net income for the year also saw an increase, reported asMore »

Madonna, Iconix Team for License

Madonna, Iconix Team for License

NEW YORK–MG Icon, a newly formed joint venture between Iconix Brand Group and Madonna, announced its first direct-to-retail license agreement with Macy’s for the Material Girl fashion collection. Targeting juniors, the back-to-school apparel collection will launch in August. The strategy for growth will include additional categories in the lifestyle and beauty sectors, including fragrance inMore »

Crawford, Gerber to Host DIFFA’S Dining by Design

Crawford, Gerber to Host DIFFA’S Dining by Design

NEW YORK–Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber will host DIFFA’s Dining by Design event at Pier 94 on March 22. The evening, known for its dining installations created by well-known designers, begins with a gala cocktail reception at 6:30, with the gala seated dinner scheduled for 8 p.m. A Cocktail by Design event on March 18More »