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Varakian to Lead Lifetime Cutlery, Cookware Divisions

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Former Nambé President Bob Varakian has joined Lifetime Brands as group president over its cutlery/cutting boards and cookware/bakeware divisions. Varakian will assume his new role on Jan. 6 and will report to Jeffrey Siegel, chairman and CEO of Lifetime Brands. In addition, Stephen Spitz has been promoted to president of the cutlery/cutting boardsMore »

Last updated: December 26, 2013

Trends | Ready for Radiant Orchid | Jan 2014

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Pantone declared Radiant Orchid to be the color of the year for 2014,  and home furnishings manufacturers responded almost immediately with items reflecting the trend-right hue. Many of these products will make their debuts at January trade shows. The most difficult part will be to pick a favorite.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Last updated: January 17, 2014

Lifetime’s Robert Reichenbach, 65

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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

NY Now to Present Slate of Seminars, Special Events, Displays and Awards

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The winter edition of NY Now, scheduled for this coming February, will offer six days of educational seminars, special events, displays and product awards. The programming for the show, which is owned and managed by GLM, will include sessions on design and color trends, online retailing and social media, emerging consumer preferences andMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2013

Lifetime Adds Dennis Reaves to Board

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Lifetime Brands has elected Dennis E. Reaves to its board of directors. Reaves formerly was senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Wal-Mart Stores, where he had responsibility for $18 billion in sales volume, according to a Lifetime statement. Reaves also has served as a senior consultant to leading retailers, such asMore »

Last updated: November 4, 2013

Le Creuset is Newest Member of Cookware Manufacturers Association

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Le Creuset has joined the Cookware Manufacturers Association. “The CMA is pleased to announce Le Creuset as the newest addition to the CMA,” said CMA President Bob Reichenbach of Lifetime Brands. “A classic brand with a historic gourmet heritage, Le Creuset is a welcome addition to our organization; and we look forward to workingMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2013

Water, Water Everywhere…

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Water bottle designs take their cue from consumer drinking preferences  By Allison Zisko Toting water from the tap has become the hip way to hydrate, and the makers of water bottles have quickly stepped up with new designs and features that reflect the way consumers prefer to get their H2O. Drinking spouts, wide mouths forMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2013