Housewares

Executive Shift at NY Now; Falkenberg Out

Randi Mohr

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Emerald Expositions has restructured the senior leadership of NY Now, promoting Randi Mohr and Scott Kramer to the new positions of vice president, show directors, while Allison Garafalo has been promoted to sales director, all effective immediately. The role of senior vice president of NY Now, formerly held by Christian Falkenberg, has beenMore »

Last updated: September 19, 2014

Lékué’s Chocolate Fondue and Rice Cooker Receive Mom’s Choice Awards

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NEW CASTLE, Del.–The Mom’s Choice Awards (MCA) has named Lékué’s Chocolate Fondue and Rice & Grain Cooker as two of the best in family-friendly products based on production quality, design, educational value, originality, appeal and cost. The MCA evaluates products and services created for children and families. “We are thrilled to earn the Mom’s ChoiceMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

AmericasMart Spotlights Gourmet Food Winners

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart bestowed Best of Atlanta awards, which celebrate the top gourmet food products in its permanent and temporary collections, during The Atlanta Gourmet Market, which wrapped up here earlier this week. The winners include The Orchards Gourmet’s Milk Chocolate Pecan Rocky Road Bark, for Best Chocolate; Dillon Candy Company’s Penuche Pecan Roll, for Best CandyMore »

Last updated: September 19, 2014

Housewares Program to Examine Consumer Shopping Habits

Khubani,AJ

ROSEMONT, Ill.–Senior housewares executives will explore current consumer shopping habits and how to navigate omnichannel retailing during a Chief Housewares SuperSession (CHESS) here next month. The program opens Oct. 7 with a keynote session featuring a panel of housewares CEOs exploring the “Housewares Hot-Seat: Securing Your Place Along the Purchase Path.” The panel will includeMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Electrolux Celebrates Vac Milestones

The Electrolux Ergorapido

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-The Electrolux Ergorapido cordless vacuum cleaner celebrated its 10th anniversary in August with the production of the 10 millionth Ergorapido. Since its launch in 2004, the Ergorapido has been sold in more than 70 countries around the world, according to an Electrolux statement. The United States has been its largest market, followed by JapanMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Tervis Grabs the Gridiron with Splatter Collection

Tervis Splatter tumblers

NORTH VENICE, Fla.–Football season is here and Tervis is on the ball with its new Splatter collection of plastic tumblers, putting a fresh spin on traditional NFL or collegiate team colors. “The splatter trend is a key element in the NFL’s graphics for the 2014 season,” said Dorothy Lierman, Tervis’ vice president of line development.More »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Jura Expands 2014 Ad Campaign

The Jura Impressa Z9 One Touch TFT

CLOSTER, N.J.-Jura is enlarging its print advertising campaign with a 28 percent increase in insertions versus last year, and targeting publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Barron’s, Robb Report, Architectural Digest and Travel & Leisure. The campaign will showcase Jura’s Impressa Z9 One Touch TFT and Giga 5 coffee centers, and will featureMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Bona US Opens Regional Training Center in Texas

Bona US

AURORA, Colo.-Bona US has opened a new regional training center, one of five training centers it has opened over the past few years, in Addison, Texas, north of Dallas. The 3,500-square-foot facility trains on the installation, sand and finish, and care of hardwood floors. It is geared toward educating distributors and contractors on the latestMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014