Housewares

Keurig to Offer W.B. Mason’s Shazam Coffee

Keurig Green Mountain

WATERBURY, Vt.-In the latest of a series of agreements expanding its K-Cup brand offerings, Keurig Green Mountain has formed a multiyear partnership with office-products dealer W.B. Mason for a line of K-Cup packs with W.B. Mason’s Shazam coffee. The Shazam line will be the first addition to the Keurig brand family from an authorized KeurigMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Capresso Debuts CoffeeTeam Pro Therm

The CoffeeTeam Pro Therm

CLOSTER, N.J.-Capresso has introduced the CoffeeTeam Pro Therm, which it describes as the first thermal bean-to-carafe coffeemaker with a removable bean container, removable burrs and a patent-pending dispenser that improves the flow of ground coffee into the filter. The CoffeeTeam Pro Therm comes with a stainless steel exterior and has a capacity for 10 cups.More »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Zoku Wins Product Awards

Fish Pop Molds

HOBOKEN, N.J.–Zoku’s Fish Pop Molds and the Slush & Shake Maker have won 2014 Top Fun Awards for their exceptional design and construction in the Tillywig Toy & Media Awards competition. Tillywig provides retail buyers, news media, parents and consumers with product information and reviews of superior children’s products. The Zoku products were honored becauseMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Laura Zindel Design to Open Dallas Showroom

Laura Zindel Design

DALLAS-Laura Zindel Design will open its first permanent showroom in the country at Dallas Market Center, debuting during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market in January. Laura Zindel Design, the collaboration of Laura Zindel and her husband, Thorsten Lauterbach, encompasses ceramic gifts, tabletop and housewares, made in the company’s Brattleboro, Vt. studio. “The additionMore »

Last updated: October 8, 2014

Gibson Faces New Frontier with Ree Drummond License

Ree Drummond

COMMERCE, Calif.–Gibson has signed a license agreement with Ree Drummond, perhaps better known as The Pioneer Woman and for her Food Network television program, cookbooks, website and blog that recount her life with her family on a ranch in Oklahoma. Gibson and Drummond plan to create a line of food prep, cook, serve, dine, drinkMore »

Last updated: October 7, 2014

SodaStream Q3 Sales Drop on U.S. Shortfall

SodaStream

AIRPORT CITY, Israel-With its U.S. business performing at less than expectations, SodaStream said its third-quarter net sales would finish down about 14 percent from net sales in last year’s third quarter, to about $125 million. Speaking in a preliminary statement about the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30, Daniel Birnbaum, SodaStream’s CEO, said demand inMore »

Last updated: October 7, 2014

Martha Stewart American Made Summit Set

Martha Stewart American Made 2014

NEW YORK-The third annual Martha Stewart American Made Summit lecture and interview series will take place from Nov. 7-8 at the headquarters of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) here. The program puts the spotlight on the maker culture in the United States, celebrating those who have begun small businesses for handcrafted goods in this country.More »

Last updated: October 6, 2014

NPD Names Morsovillo Head of Home Division

Lora Morsovillo

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–The NPD Group has made leadership changes in its home and office supplies divisions. Lora Morsovillo, formerly president of the office supplies division, has been named president of the home practice. Morsovillo will continue to report to Perry James, who served as president of home and who continues to lead the firm’s hardlinesMore »

Last updated: October 3, 2014