Housewares

SodaStream Q3 Net Plummets on Weak Sales

SodaStream

AIRPORT CITY, Israel-With many of its global markets under pressure, SodaStream reported a 42.3 percent fall in third-quarter net income, to $9.5 million. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30, slid by 12.9 percent to $125.9 million. The most pronounced sales decreases on a regional basis occurred in the Americas, where salesMore »

Last updated: October 29, 2014

NY Now Registration Opens

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Registration for the winter edition of NY Now is now open. The show will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Jan. 31-Feb. 4. Qualified members of the trade can register online, at nynow.com, at no cost, according to Emerald Expositions, which owns and manages the show. The show isMore »

Last updated: October 30, 2014

Retired Bradshaw Vice President Passes Away

Steve Ross

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.–Steve Ross, who served as senior vice president of sales at Bradshaw International until his retirement one year ago, passed away Oct. 18 after a two-month illness. Born in 1946, Ross first joined the Bradshaw Companies 40 years ago after a short stint as a high school teacher in Chicago. He began asMore »

Last updated: October 28, 2014

MSLO Q3 Net Loss Rises as Revenues Spiral Downward

MSLO

NEW YORK-The third-quarter net loss for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) widened to $10.9 million from $4.3 million in last year’s third quarter, as revenues from all three business segments fell. Total net revenues in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30, were $29.8 million, down 11.9 percent. Merchandising revenues (which include the company’s homeMore »

Last updated: October 28, 2014

Winter NY Now to Locate Entirely in Javits Center

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The upcoming winter edition of NY Now will take place entirely in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, with the NY Now New! collection and Artisan Resource moving from Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94 to the Javits Center. Along with moving these sections to the Javits Center, Emerald Expositions,More »

Last updated: October 24, 2014

Newell Completes bubba Acquisition

Newell Rubbermaid

ATLANTA-Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) has closed its acquisition of bubba brands, the drinkware manufacturer that had been owned by In Zone Holdings. The purchase price was $83 million. bubba brands is expected to deliver more than $50 million in net sales this year. Michael Polk, Newell’s president and CEO, said, “We look forward to leveragingMore »

Last updated: October 23, 2014

Jarden Q3 Net Balloons as Sales Climb

Jarden

MIAMI-With sales making a double-digit gain, Jarden reported a 14.4 percent increase in third-quarter net income, which totaled $108.6 million. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30, rose 19 percent to $2.1 billion. All of Jarden’s segments contributed to this increase, according to Martin Franklin, the company’s executive chairman, “reflecting the strengthMore »

Last updated: October 23, 2014

Housewares Show Almost Sold Out

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-The International Home + Housewares Show is more than 90 percent sold out, with less than five months to go before its opening day, according to the International Housewares Association, the show’s owner and operator. The show will host more than 2,100 exhibitors from throughout the world, including 400 new companies, IHA said. “WeMore »

Last updated: October 23, 2014