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Springs Partners with Berkus for Home Collection

Springs Partners with Berkus for Home Collection

NEW YORK—Springs Global has entered into a license agreement with Nate Berkus, the design expert and television talk-show host, for a line of Nate Berkus decorative home furnishings. The collection, which will debut in spring 2012, will include bedding, bath products, decorative accessories, dinnerware, lighting, area rugs, window treatments, design solutions and furniture pieces. TheMore »

Spectrum to Distribute King of Shaves

Spectrum to Distribute King of Shaves

MADISON, Wis.—Spectrum Brands, parent company of the Remington shaver brand, has signed an agreement with British shaving brand King of Shaves to expand King of Shaves’ distribution to the United States and Canada. Under the terms of the multiyear agreement, Remington and King of Shaves will partner to introduce the Remington King of Shaves Azor,More »

Johnson & Wales to Dedicate Building to Cuisinart

Johnson & Wales to Dedicate Building to Cuisinart

STAMFORD, Conn.—The College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University will name its new 82,000 square-foot educational facility the Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence. The facility is located on Johnson & Wales’ campus in Providence, R.I., and the dedication ceremony for the building will take place on Dec. 12. It will contain 30 educationalMore »

New Resources to Debut at Dallas Market

New Resources to Debut at Dallas Market

DALLAS—The January Dallas Total Home & Gift Market will feature the FINDS Dallas Temp Show and the relocation of the Outdoor Living showroom. The FINDS section, which will be open from Jan. 21-24, 2011, will include the Gift, Paper & Party, Kids, Collegiate, Souvenir, Christmas & Floral (in two locations), Garden & Outdoor, Design, Home,More »

“Let’s Talk About It!” Lectures Slated for Heimtextil

“Let’s Talk About It!” Lectures Slated for Heimtextil

FRANKFURT, Germany—The January Heimtextil will offer a lecture program titled “Let’s talk about it!,” which will focus on trends in the home-furnishings market. The first day of this program, Jan. 12, 2011, will be devoted to fashion trends in home textiles such as colors, patterns and materials. The following day will feature sessions on theMore »

Regal Ware Raises Funds for Local Food Pantries

Regal Ware Raises Funds for Local Food Pantries

KEWASKUM, Wis.—Employees at Regal Ware have raised nearly $7,000 and 2,900 pounds of food for two local food pantries. The company divided employees into eight teams, which then held a friendly competition to raise the most funds and collect the most food. The pantries were the Kewaskum Community Food Pantry here and the Full ShelfMore »

Sears Debuts Online Shopping Tool

Sears Debuts Online Shopping Tool

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.—Sears Holdings has launched AdYourWay, an online feature that provides personalized shopping offers to consumers. From personalized pages on sears.com, and soon to come on kmart.com, AdYourWay sends personalized product recommendations based on shoppers’ previous purchases and product searches. Once a consumer is logged onto sears.com or kmart.com, AdYourWay provides deals and offersMore »

Jarden Net Climbs 9.4 Percent in Q3

Jarden Net Climbs 9.4 Percent in Q3

RYE, N.Y.—Third-quarter net income for Jarden Corp. totaled $80.6 million, 9.4 percent ahead of the bottom line in last year’s third quarter. The company accomplished this on a gain in net sales of 18.5 percent, to $1.6 billion. Martin Franklin, Jarden’s chairman and chief executive officer, said the sales pickup was led by a “solidMore »