Author Lauren DeBellis
True Brands has served up a variety of new wine and cocktail accessories for entertaining at home.
Springboard Futures, a style and consumer trend services firm founded by industry veteran Tom Mirabile, is hosting a series of webinars focused on how the COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to have effects on the housewares industry.
The International Housewares Association has teamed up with Tom Mirabile, IHA trend forecaster and principal and founder of Springboard Futures, to share highlights from what would have been Mirabile’s keynote address at the cancelled 2020 Inspired Home Show.
Springboard Futures, the new style and consumer trend services firm founded by industry veteran Tom Mirabile, has launched the second segment of its free inaugural style and trend report.
Ginsu has entered into a licensing agreement with Brand Partners Group to develop a line of kitchen gadgets under the Ginsu brand. The company said the products will be marketed under the Ginsu Kiso line of cutlery.
Fiesta Dinnerware has rebranded as the newly formed Fiesta Tableware Company. The reinvention follows the recent acquisition of the former Homer Laughlin China Company food service operations by Steelite International, a British company.
Steelite International, a manufacturer and supplier of tableware and buffet solutions for the hospitality industry, has acquired The Homer Laughlin China Company’s food service division and the Hall China Company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
As of March 24, International Market Centers (IMC) has temporarily closed AmericasMart Atlanta to the public, in accordance with Atlanta’s 14-day shelter in place order, to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart and the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center will also be closed.
Scanpan USA has been named the exclusive U.S. distributor of Sumikama Cutlery, a manufacturer of steel kitchen knives, located in Seki City, Japan.