Beloved U.K. Brand RUSSELL HOBBS® Will Be Showcased For the First Time
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2018--
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) will debut a variety of home
appliances from RUSSELL HOBBS®, George Foreman® and BLACK+DECKER® brands
at the 2018 International Home + Housewares Show from March 10-13 at the
McCormick Place Exposition Center in Chicago. Show attendees are invited
to visit the Spectrum Brands booth (#L11315, Lakeside) to enjoy tea
time, light bites and experience the latest additions to the Company’s
For the first time, Spectrum Brands will showcase its newest addition to
its U.S. family of brands, RUSSELL HOBBS®, the number one small domestic
appliance brand in the UK* which launched stateside in October. The
current offering comprises a collection of Retro Style and Glass Series
toasters, electric kettles and coffeemakers. Both product lines have
helpful features that save time, providing real-life solutions for
everyday use while adding style and elegance to kitchen countertops.
Additions to the U.S. Retro Style Series will be on display and include
additional color options of white, cream and heavenly blue as well as a
blender, food processor, hand mixer, hand blender and salt and pepper
George Foreman® will introduce its Twist & Crisp Premium Air Fryer, a
new, fully programmable, digital appliance with kabob, rotisserie and
sandwich basket attachments allowing for endless air frying versatility.
Also making an appearance is a new Indoor/Outdoor Grill with convenient
features such as a lid hanger, side table with hooks and cup holder for
easy grilling and entertaining. Lastly, the brand will unveil an
8-Serving version of its Rapid Series Grill that has a 120-square inch
cooking surface, making it the largest removable plate on a George
An assortment of new, innovative BLACK+DECKER® products will be on
display including the Select-A-Size Easy Dial Coffeemaker, which brews
coffee multiple days in a row without refilling the tank, the Large
Capacity Air Fry Toaster Oven, and the 4x4 Power Blender with a 4-tip
blade and 4-rib jar design, coupled with 2X stronger blade** for
powerful blending results. Lastly, the new Helix Performance™ Premium
Hand Mixer will be featured in a variety of colors, and includes a
unique Helix Beater design that provides improved performance with two
times better mixing^.
“Spectrum Brands looks forward to its newest innovations at this year’s
International Home + Housewares Show,” said Kevin Blossom, Vice
President of U.S. Appliances Sales and Marketing for Spectrum Brands.
“We are especially excited to showcase the U.S. collection of RUSSELL
HOBBS on the show floor for the first time. With new products across our
portfolio of brands, Spectrum Brands continues to bring consumers
trusted products that save them time in the kitchen.”
*Based on GFK UK data November 2017
** Compared to
the BLACK+DECKER model BL2010BPA using pulse function.
to the BLACK+DECKER model MX3200B with traditional wire beaters.
About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
Spectrum Brands Holdings, a member of the Russell 1000 Index, is a
global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands
providing excellent value to consumers and customers every day. The
Company is a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential
locksets, residential builders’ hardware, plumbing, shaving and grooming
products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty
pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, personal
insect repellents, and auto care products. Helping to meet the needs of
consumers worldwide, our Company offers a broad portfolio of
market-leading, well-known and widely trusted brands including Rayovac®,
VARTA®, Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Pfister®,
Remington®, George Foreman®, Russell Hobbs®, Black+Decker®, Tetra®,
Marineland®, Nature’s Miracle®, Dingo®, 8-in-1®, FURminator®, IAMS® and
Eukanuba® (Europe only), Digest-eeze™, Healthy-Hide®, Littermaid®,
Spectracide®, Cutter®, Repel®, Hot Shot®, Black Flag®, Liquid Fence®,
Armor All®, STP® and A/C PRO®. Spectrum Brands' products are sold by the
world's top 25 retailers and are available in more than one million
stores in approximately 160 countries. Based in Middleton, Wisconsin,
Spectrum Brands Holdings generated net sales of approximately $5.01
billion in fiscal 2017. For more information, visit www.spectrumbrands.com.
Since 1910, BLACK+DECKER has been setting the standard for innovation
and design of power tools, outdoor yard care equipment, and home
products. The inventor of the first portable electric drill with pistol
grip and trigger switch, BLACK+DECKER has evolved from a small machine
shop in Baltimore, Maryland to a global manufacturing powerhouse with a
broad line of quality products used in and around the home. When home
owners have work to get done, they trust that BLACK+DECKER products will
do the job efficiently and reliably. For more information on
BLACK+DECKER products, visit www.blackanddecker.com
or follow BLACK+DECKER on Facebook and Twitter.
About George Foreman® Grills
The George Foreman® brand is a global leader and manufacturer of
electric grills. Committed to developing innovative products that
provide great-tasting food, George Foreman® strives to make foods faster
and more convenient and is a brand owned by Spectrum Brands, Inc. For
more information about George Foreman, visit www.georgeforemancooking.com
or become a fan of George Foreman Cooking on Facebook and Twitter.
About Russell Hobbs®
At Russell Hobbs, our products offer more than just quality, style and
innovation – they help create delicious moments to be savored. That
first cup of coffee in the morning, the warmth of a freshly ironed
shirt, the simple joy of sharing a freshly cooked meal with family –
these are the things that truly matter. We put you at the heart of
everything we do, which gives us the insight to design things better. We
design with real people in mind, for solutions that help make home life
even more enjoyable.
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