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No Stone Unturned

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By Duke Ratliff Returning from the recent International Home & Housewares Show, I had one word on my mind. The word? “Halloween.” As usual, the Housewares Show was a much-anticipated, well-oiled machine offering up a treasure trove of items from companies big and small. Retailers looking for anything from cookware to men’s shavers and cleaningMore »

Lifetime’s Simon to Retire; Bial, Mackrell Promoted

Glenn Simon

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Glenn Simon, group president of Lifetime Brands’ tabletop division and a longtime industry veteran, will retire April 11, the company said, and two other tabletop executives, Scott Bial and David Mackrell, have been promoted. Simon, a 34-year industry veteran, joined Lifetime Brands in 2007 as president of the dinnerware and glassware division, andMore »

Lifetime Brands FY, Q4 Net Fall; Acquires La Cafetière

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.-Higher expenses and an increased provision for income taxes slashed Lifetime Brands’ bottom line for both the fiscal year and the fourth quarter, which ended on Dec. 31. Along with announcing its financial results, Lifetime also said it has acquired U.K.-based La Cafetière from The Greenfield Group Limited, including exclusive distribution rights. LaMore »

NY Now Begins Today

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NEW YORK–NY Now is making its winter market debut today. The show begins at Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94 today and opens at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center tomorrow, offering thousands of new and unique products. It runs through Feb. 6. Market highlights include a full slate of educational programming and after-hours events. AmongMore »

Blog: Housewares Show Previewed in NYC

Anolon chef knife

-At an event here yesterday, the International Housewares Association offered a sampling of some new products that will be exhibited at the International Home + Housewares show in March. The beverage category was hot, and several companies showed larger sizes of bottles and travel mugs, due to consumer demand. Cool Gear has a new 33-ounceMore »

Varakian to Lead Lifetime Cutlery, Cookware Divisions

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Former Nambé President Bob Varakian has joined Lifetime Brands as group president over its cutlery/cutting boards and cookware/bakeware divisions. Varakian will assume his new role on Jan. 6 and will report to Jeffrey Siegel, chairman and CEO of Lifetime Brands. In addition, Stephen Spitz has been promoted to president of the cutlery/cutting boardsMore »