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NY Now Begins Today

Pier 94

NEW YORK–NY Now is making its winter market debut today. The show begins at Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94 today and opens at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center tomorrow, offering thousands of new and unique products. It runs through Feb. 6. Market highlights include a full slate of educational programming and after-hours events. AmongMore »

Last updated: January 31, 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

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

Room Copenhagen

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

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

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

NY Now

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