Tag Archives: Black & Decker

Spectrum Global Batteries & Appliances Boosts Q2 Profit by 6.8 Percent

Spectrum Brands

MIDDLETON, Wis.-Spectrum Brands Holdings’ Global Batteries & Appliances segment, parent of its personal-care and small-electrics lines, posted a 6.8 percent gain in second-quarter segment profit, which totaled $44.2 million. Net sales for the quarter, which ended on March 30, reached $480.9 million, up 2.6 percent from last year’s second quarter. Net sales of the segment’sMore »

Last updated: May 7, 2014

Blog: Chicago, Chicago, It’s a Housewares Town

Starfrit

CHICAGO—It’s the third day of the International Home & Housewares Show, and it’s packed with celebrity chef appearances, educational seminars and, of course, thousands of product introductions. Among the show highlights thus far, Bodum is celebrating its 70th anniversary at the show with new colors–pink, yellow, green and blue–on a variety of products, including theMore »

Last updated: March 17, 2014

David Friedson Passes

David Friedson

NEW YORK-David Friedson, who served as chairman of Applica for nearly 20 years, died on Feb. 11. Friedson was 58. Friedson became president of Windmere Appliances, the company founded by his father, Belvin, in 1985. He later added the titles of chairman and CEO. The company changed its name to Windmere-Durable Holdings after it acquiredMore »

Last updated: March 6, 2014

Black & Decker Sets New Brand Identity in Small Electrics

Russell Hobbs Gains Extension of Black & Decker License Agreement

MIDDLETON, Wis.-Spectrum Brands’ Black & Decker brand will launch a new brand identity at the International Home + Housewares Show, which begins a week from this Saturday. According to a Spectrum statement, the new identity will build on Black & Decker’s “heritage of delivering honest, intuitive and thoughtful products that empower consumers to transform theirMore »

Last updated: March 6, 2014

Polistina to Leave as Head of Spectrum Global Appliances

Spectrum

MADISON, Wis.-Terry Polistina, president of the global appliances division of Spectrum Brands, will exit his post effective Sept. 30, but will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors. When Spectrum completed its acquisition of Russell Hobbs—parent of the Black & Decker, George Foreman, Farberware, Toastmaster and Juiceman small-electrics brands—in June 2010, Polistina, thenMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2013