Tag Archives: Lifetime Brands

Celebrity Chef’s Update

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Celebrity chefs continue to spark housewares sales. Not surprisingly, the recent International Home + Housewares Show was the site of some notable entries into the celebrity chef field. Meanwhile, some of the biggest chefs added to their offerings. Rick Bayless | Gorham Award-winning chef, cookbook author and restaurant owner Rick Bayless has partnered with GorhamMore »

Last updated: May 1, 2014

Pondering Millennials

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By Duke Ratliff Call them a marketer’s dream—or nightmare—the consumer segment dubbed “millennials” (consumers aged 18-34) is starting to make its presence felt in the home furnishings industry. Attention-getting products targeting millennials have been seen at every trade show this year. These items are usually inventive, colorful or unusual in some way—perfectly reflecting the quirky,More »

Last updated: May 1, 2014

Blog: Classic Themes Shape Tabletop Launches in NY

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NEW YORK–Architectural influences, the ever popular combinations of blue and white and black and white, and a preponderance of gold across all tabletop categories marked the introductions at the New York Spring Tabletop Show this week. Looking back at a blog post made during last year’s spring show, these were the nearly the same designMore »

Last updated: April 25, 2014

Lifetime Brands Acquires Empire Silver

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.- Lifetime Brands has purchased the business and assets of Empire Silver Company. Empire Silver, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based, privately held company founded in 1941, offers sterling and pewter gift products manufactured in the United States. Lifetime Brands will continue to manufacture and market Empire Silver’s products under its Wallace Silver division. Scott Bial,More »

Last updated: April 16, 2014

No Stone Unturned

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By Duke Ratliff Returning from the recent International Home & Housewares Show, I had one word on my mind. The word? “Halloween.” As usual, the Housewares Show was a much-anticipated, well-oiled machine offering up a treasure trove of items from companies big and small. Retailers looking for anything from cookware to men’s shavers and cleaningMore »

Last updated: April 8, 2014

Lifetime’s Simon to Retire; Bial, Mackrell Promoted

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Glenn Simon, group president of Lifetime Brands’ tabletop division and a longtime industry veteran, will retire April 11, the company said, and two other tabletop executives, Scott Bial and David Mackrell, have been promoted. Simon, a 34-year industry veteran, joined Lifetime Brands in 2007 as president of the dinnerware and glassware division, andMore »

Last updated: April 3, 2014

Lifetime Brands FY, Q4 Net Fall; Acquires La Cafetière

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.-Higher expenses and an increased provision for income taxes slashed Lifetime Brands’ bottom line for both the fiscal year and the fourth quarter, which ended on Dec. 31. Along with announcing its financial results, Lifetime also said it has acquired U.K.-based La Cafetière from The Greenfield Group Limited, including exclusive distribution rights. LaMore »

Last updated: March 13, 2014