Housewares

Gourmet Catalog: Year Off to a Good Start

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DALLAS-Gourmet Catalog & Buying Group said its annual Start the Year Member Conference, held earlier this month during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, was one of its best so far. “We have heard such encouraging feedback from both store members and vendors on what a great event it was. Seeing everyone withMore »

Last updated: January 21, 2015

MoMA Design Store’s Spring Collection Rolls Out

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NEW YORK-The retail division of the Museum of Modern Art has begun rolling out its spring collection, which include technologically advanced products, artist-influenced items and fun products for entertaining and cooking. One category customers have been responding well to is work by artists, said Steve Gerdts, product manager, retail, MoMA. “We want to bring artworkMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015

Clarification: Electrolux-branded Small Kitchen Appliances to Launch in U.S.

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LAS VEGAS-Electrolux is debuting its first high-end, Electrolux-branded small kitchen-appliance line in the United States with the launch of its Electrolux Masterpiece collection. Electrolux currently markets a small kitchen-appliance line in the United States under the Frigidaire Professional brand, which launched here in 2011. The grouping, which is slated for availability in August, will consistMore »

Last updated: January 21, 2015

Electrolux-branded Small Kitchen Appliances to Launch in U.S.

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LAS VEGAS-Electrolux is debuting its first high-end, Electrolux-branded small kitchen-appliance line in the United States with the launch of its Electrolux Masterpiece collection. The grouping, which is slated for availability in August, will consist of a tabletop blender, an immersion blender and a food processor. The tabletop blender and the food processor will be designedMore »

Last updated: January 21, 2015

Retail Scorecard: Small Appliances

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NEW YORK-In the Dillard’s circular last week, a number of items were offered at permanently reduced prices. These included the Hurom Slow Juicer, reduced to $245.99 from $299.99; the KitchenAid Onyx Black 13-Cup Food processor and the KitchenAid Contour Silver 13-Cup Food Processor with Exact Slice, both reduced from $199.99 to $163.99; The Krups JuiceMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

Housewares Show Sold Out

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-The 2015 International Home + Housewares Show sold out in late December, more than 10 weeks before opening day, according to the International Housewares Association, the show’s owner and operator. The show begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, and closes at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. “This is the earliest theMore »

Last updated: January 16, 2015

NY Now Announces Eco Choice Award Winners

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Three products exhibiting at NY Now later this month have won Eco Choice Awards. Two fair-trade companies importing from Mexico and India—Tilonia (for Xaquixe Glass Carboy and Glasses) and Sustainable Threads (for a cruelty-free, organic silk throw)—are winners of most sensitive use of materials and most saleable categories respectively, while Massachusetts-based Look AtMore »

Last updated: January 16, 2015

Umbra Celebrates 35 Years with Design-Hub Store

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TORONTO-To commemorate its 35th anniversary, Umbra will open its reinvented store on Jan. 22 in the Queen West District here. The Umbra store will serve as a design hub, containing a multimedia studio, meeting space and showroom where customers will be able to shop for innovative home accessories, all created by Umbra’s in-house design team.More »

Last updated: January 15, 2015