Housewares

EveryWare Global Sells UK Business

EveryWare Global

LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global’s Oneida International subsidiary last week agreed to sell its United Kingdom business to HUK 54 Limited for £3.7 million British pounds, or approximately $6.13 million. The agreement includes debts paid by HUK to EveryWare Global and the repayment of Oneida’s revolving credit facility with Burdale Financial Limited. EveryWare retains all rights toMore »

Last updated: August 25, 2014

Casabella’s Moser Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Casabella’s Dawn Drescher gives the ice bucket treatment to Rob Moser.

CONGERS, N.Y.-Rob Moser, president of Casabella, took on the ice-bucket challenge in support of efforts to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Moser received his dousing from Dawn Drescher, the company’s product manager, on Aug. 21. Casabella is also running a promotion on its website. With eachMore »

Last updated: August 25, 2014

Keurig Crafts License with Kraft Foods

Keurig Green Mountain

WATERBURY, Vt.-Keurig Green Mountain has reached a multiyear license, manufacturing and distribution agreement with Kraft Foods Group for a line of Keurig portion packs with Kraft’s branded coffees, specifically for Keurig consumer and commercial brewing systems. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed in a joint statement from the two companies. The agreement callsMore »

Last updated: August 22, 2014

Home Companies Hit Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 List

Melissa Kieling

NEW YORK–Inc. Magazine released its 500|5000 list for 2014, which ranks the nation’s fastest-growing private companies annually. This year’s list included first-timers such as PackIt, which hit the list at #28, as well as Surya, which has been named to the list four years in a row. Other home furnishings companies on the 2014 listMore »

Last updated: August 22, 2014

NY Now Names Best of Best

NY Now

NEW YORK–Two products–Define Bottle by Define Bottle and Pop up House Fort by nhocchi–were named Best of Home and Best of Lifestyle award winners in connection with NY Now, which wrapped up here yesterday. “NY Now presents thousands of new, innovative, on-trend home and lifestyle resources, and these two products have been selected by popularMore »

Last updated: August 21, 2014

Bienvenue Promoted at Trudeau

Yanick Bienvenue

MONTREAL–Trudeau veteran Yanick Bienvenue has been named to the new position of director of product development for all housewares products at Trudeau, leading the housewares team. He will also retain his current responsibilities as segment leader for food preparation. Continuing to report to Philippe Trudeau, president, Bienvenue has been at the company for 15 years.More »

Last updated: August 21, 2014

Big Ass Fans Integrates with Nest Learning Thermostat

The Haiku fan

LEXINGTON, Ky.-Big Ass Fans said its newest residential fan, the Haiku with SenseME, can now work with the Nest Learning Thermostat to help reduce home air-conditioning costs. According to a statement from Big Ass Fans, the air movement created by the Haiku fan can make people feel several degrees cooler than the actual temperature inMore »

Last updated: August 21, 2014