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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

At Home with Belk

Belk

The North Carolina-based department store stays focused on its customer base By David Gill This year marks the 125th anniversary in business for Belk Inc., the Southern-region department store chain. The retailer was founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk, and is now headed by his grandsons—Tim, chairman and CEO; and John, president and chiefMore »

Last updated: December 2, 2013

Macy’s “Thinks Pink” in Oct.

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NEW YORK–Macy’s is inviting America to “think pink” in an effort to draw attention, heighten awareness and raise funds in the fight against breast cancer. Throughout the month of October it will offer an array of commemorative pink products, including home merchandise. “Macy’s has been a long-time supporter of the breast cancer awareness movement, notMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2013