Housewares

NY Now Highlights New and Expanded Exhibitors

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-New, returning and expanding exhibitors are fueling increased enthusiasm for the winter 2015 edition of NY Now, said show owner and organizer Emerald Expositions. “NY Now’s 2,800+ exhibitors will include an anticipated 400 new companies for the winter 2015 edition, with newcomers representing both first-time participants, as well as companies returning to NYMore »

Last updated: November 17, 2014

Wolf Gourmet Housewares Line Launched

Wolf Gourmet

NEW YORK-Sub-Zero Group, parent of the Wolf Appliance brand, and Hamilton Beach debuted the Wolf Gourmet brand of kitchen products at an event here last night. The collection includes a 10-piece cookware set, a six-piece cutlery set (including kitchen scissors and honing steel), a countertop oven, a blender and two- and four-slice toasters. The productsMore »

Last updated: November 17, 2014

Cook’s Illustrated Recommends Baking Products

Harold Import _Lasagna pan

NEW YORK-Several bakeware companies have earned “recommended” or “highly recommended” marks in Cook’s Illustrated’s current online buying guide. Each product on the list earned its way through the extensive product testing for which Cook’s Illustrated is known. Among the “highly recommended” products are the Nordic Ware Platinum Collection Anniversary Bundt Pan, Harold Import Company’s porcelainMore »

Last updated: November 14, 2014

Celebrity Designers: Star Power

Donny Osmond

The sparkle and intrigue of the world of celebrity designers never seem to fade. New, trendy designers are consistently joining the ranks of well-known home furnishings designers. At the same time, famous designers who have stood the test of time continue to create, inspire—and expand their licensing agreements. Here, we spotlight some of our favoriteMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Dollars & Scents

Serene House

Aromatherapy diffusers are a new and growing niche in the home-comfort segment  By David Gill Consumers’ concerns about their health and wellness have led to growth in a variety of product categories—ranging from exercise machines to blood-pressure monitors, humidifiers and dehumidifiers, and massagers. One other product segment that has emerged from wellness worries, although fromMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Zoku Relaunches Website

Zoku

HOBOKEN, N.J.–Zoku has relaunched its website at zokuhome.com. The site showcases its innovative products as well as offers an expanded recipe blog with ideas for homemade food fun. While Zoku’s product line has always focused on kid-centric households, the new website reflects the brand’s expanded new product vision that targets all age groups. Its originalMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Universal Expert Launches Thoughtful Gift Campaign

Universal Expert cutting board

LONDON-Universal Expert by Sebastian Conran’s latest design campaign is called #thoughtthatcounts and focuses on thoughtful, universal gifts, as opposed to “throw-away, generic presents,” the company said. It has launched a social media campaign that encourages consumers to state why they think a Universal Expert tool makes a thoughtful gift. Participants on Facebook, Twitter and PinterestMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Kuhn Rikon Adds Marketing Assistant

Shari Reyna

NOVATO, Calif.–Kuhn Rikon USA has named Shari Reyna to the newly created position of marketing assistant. She reports to Rebecca Arnn, marketing manager of Kuhn Rikon USA. Reyna will be responsible for monitoring social media, creating content and implementing social media strategies. She will also develop, edit and add content to the Kuhn Rikon website,More »

Last updated: November 13, 2014