Tag Archives: KitchenAid

KitchenAid’s Elliott Elected IHA Board Chairman

Dave Elliott

ROSEMONT, Ill.-Dave Elliott, general manager of KitchenAid Global Small Appliances, has been elected chairman of the board of the International Housewares Association. Elliott will succeed Keith Jaffee, chairman of O2 Cool, who is maintaining his position on the IHA board. He has been with Whirlpool, KitchenAid’s parent, since February 2009. Prior to that, he workedMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Current Trend at Ambiente: Small Electrics

2014 Ambiente

FRANKFURT, Germany–An increasing number of housewares vendors are plugging into the Ambiente fair here. According to show organizer Messe Frankfurt, the number of exhibitors from the small electrical appliances segment rose at the last two events, “a positive trend that is set to continue in 2015.” “More and more companies from this segment want toMore »

Last updated: September 22, 2014

Q Squared Creates European Marketing Plan

Q Squared

NEW YORK-Melamine maker Q Squared NYC has established marketing and distribution offices in Hamburg, Germany, as part of a larger global expansion strategy. The company has formed a strategic partnership with European housewares industry veterans. Claus Winkelmann, Heiko Haase, Andreas Book and Gabrielle Block are partners in this new venture, Q Squared NYC GmbH &More »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

Coffee Buzz | Trends | April 2014

Bodum

Coffeemakers provided much of the talk at last month’s International Home + Housewares Show. Here are a few noteworthy new coffeemakers and coffee-related products that had their day at the show. CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Last updated: April 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

Shopko Conducting Facebook Giveaway of Home Products

Shopko

GREEN BAY, Wis.-Beginning on Feb. 7 and extending through March 28, Shopko is offering its customers giveaways of some of its home merchandise through its Facebook page. The products that Shopko customers can enter to win include a Rachael Ray cookware set, a Dyson upright vacuum, a SodaStream soda maker, a Keurig coffeemaker, a CrockMore »

Last updated: February 11, 2014

Blog: Housewares Show Previewed in NYC

Anolon chef knife

-At an event here yesterday, the International Housewares Association offered a sampling of some new products that will be exhibited at the International Home + Housewares show in March. The beverage category was hot, and several companies showed larger sizes of bottles and travel mugs, due to consumer demand. Cool Gear has a new 33-ounceMore »

Last updated: January 23, 2014

Lifetime’s Robert Reichenbach, 65

Robert Reichenbach

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Lifetime Brands Executive Vice President Robert Edmund Reichenbach died on Dec. 10. He was 65. Reichenbach, who amassed more than 40 years of experience in the housewares and retail industries, was also president of the Cookware Manufacturers Association. “Bob was both a friend and a most valuable associate who inspired all of us,”More »

Last updated: December 12, 2013