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January 25, 2013
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  Industry Update 
  • Sensio's juicer chews its way through
    Sensio has unveiled its new cold press juicer, the BELLA NutriPro, that uses a chewing mechanism to turn fruits and vegetables into juices. The appliance comes in a stainless steel casing and features a durable side-handle, dishwasher-safe detachable parts and interchangeable juice containers. Drinks Business Review (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Why Success Is Less About Your Business and More About Aging Well
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  Trends & Innovations 
 
  • Toaster adjusts to heat up variety of goods
    The Adjustable Bread and Sandwich Toaster features an adjustable lever and basket to heat up bread, sandwiches and other baked goods up to 2.33 inches thick. The countertop appliance has a variety of toasting settings that can be tailored to fit the item being prepared. CNET (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Review: Mold makes mornings shine
    The Sunnyside egg mold is designed to brighten any morning. The device holds the egg yolk in place to make it cook in the shape of the sun while the egg white flows into the remaining portion of the mold to form a fluffy cloud. Gizmodo (1/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Retail News 
  • CEA tracks decrease in consumer confidence
    Consumer confidence in the overall economy and technology sector in January 2013 is following a similar pattern to previous years showing a post-holiday season decline, according to the Consumer Electronics Association. The CEA’s Index of Consumer Expectations views on the economy is at 168.0 points in January 2013, down 3.0 points from December 2012 and down 9.3 points from January 2012, with the technology sectors coming in at 83.0, down five points from a year earlier. ApplianceMagazine.com (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  IHA News 
  • Eiseman to offer color trend forecast at Intl. Home + Housewares Show
    Leatrice (Lee) Eiseman, IHA’s color expert and executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, will present the forecasted palettes for 2014 in her annual color trend seminar at noon on Monday, March 4. “Style, Substance and Color: Major Trends and Directions” will examine the multiplicity of resources that inform color and design directions. On Tuesday, March 5, she will return to the stage to discuss how the color of the year is selected and to be joined by an event planning expert who will explain how to translate trends into special events. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Save the date for CHESS 2013
    Mark your calendar now for the Chief Housewares Executive SuperSession (CHESS) Oct. 8 and 9 in Rosemont, Ill. The two-day strategic and networking event of the year for industry leaders features stimulating keynote, general and break-out sessions by experts on critical business issues. For more information, e-mail Judy Colitz at IHA at jcolitz@housewares.org. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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