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July 13, 2012

Wallingford, Conn.-based Danver Stainless Steel Cabinetry, maker of stainless steel outdoor cabinetry and amenities for outdoor living, rolled out the ASKO Outdoor Dishwasher. ASKO is the latest addition to the company’s one-stop shopping approach to outdoor kitchens, living and entertainment centers. 

June 14, 2012

Holstein, Iowa-based manufacturer of laminate countertops, VT Industries is giving contractors the opportunity to showcase their skills and craftsmanship through the “Ugly Countertop” contest.

Contractors are eligible to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Marco Island, Fla. But first, they have to show photos of how a VT Countertop transformed a countertop into a beautiful home fixture.

May 7, 2012

Both kitchen and bathroom renovations have increased 17% from two years ago, according to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), with bathroom remodels cited as a common job by 78% of remodelers and kitchen remodels at 69%. Since 2009, bathrooms and kitchens have switched places in popularity, with bathroom remodels moving into the top spot as the most common type of remodeling project. 

February 23, 2012

After surveying its membership across North America, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has released its kitchen and bath trends for 2012, based on the results of 350 K&B designers who participated in the fourth-quarter 2011 survey.

Listed below are some of the top trends:

September 26, 2011

A report from Freedonia Group estimates demand for countertops in the United States will reach 760 million sq. ft. in 2015 -- valued at $24.6 billion.

After falling 2.4% from 2005 to 2010, countertop demand will increase 4.8% from 2010 to 2015, according to the Cleveland-based research firm.

August 30, 2011

Luxury appliance maker Thermador and Portfolio Kitchen & Home, the Midwest’s kitchen and home design resource, announced today the launch of the Thermador Culinary Studio with more than eight live professional appliances at Portfolio’s Flagship Store in the heart of Kansas City.

July 11, 2011

WOLF has launched a new line of cabinets, “WOLF Classic Cabinets,” available exclusively to independent dealers in 18 eastern states. With the new cabinet line, the largest U.S. supplier of kitchen cabinets hopes to compete with comparable products imported from overseas. 

Barry Graboski, WOLF’s senior VP product development for kitchen and bath, said that the new line was the result of collaboration with WOLF customers, who expressed a need for a product to compete with the foreign-made cabinets that dominate the category. 

April 23, 2011

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is expecting to draw some 40,000 attendees to Las Vegas April 26 to 28.

The 48th annual event from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) will feature a broader array of offerings, the latest in trends and technology, and more opportunities to collaborate with peers and exhibitors, according to the NKBA.

March 8, 2011

Atlanta-based Home Depot's fourth quarter saw positive comp-store sales for the fifth straight period. Kitchens and gardens were among the highest-performing categories.

According to Home Depot's Craig Menear, executive VP merchandising, the departments that outperformed the company average were kitchens, outdoor garden, indoor garden, electrical and tools.

March 7, 2011

With the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show only weeks away — it runs from April 26 to 28 in Las Vegas — the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) just released the results of its annual members’ poll about upcoming design trends. The Hackettstown, N.J.-based trade group asked 100 of its designers what they’ve been installing in their clients’ kitchens and bathrooms, and then distilled the results into 11 trends. 


December 21, 2010

Home Depot is tinkering with the idea of cutting back the space dedicated to kitchen showrooms. "We're piloting the removal of up to 40% of the space dedicated to kitchen showrooms," said Craig Menear, Home Depot's EVP merchandising, during the company's recent investor and analyst conference.

October 29, 2008

Greg Vas Nunes will join housing industry leaders on the board for the Joint Center...

September 21, 2008

For kitchen countertops, granite, marble and other natural surfaces remain popular, with new colors and...

July 13, 2008

The IKEA store in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York, is a hulking...

April 13, 2008

This year’s International Home & Housewares Show featured a slew of new products aimed at...

April 10, 2008

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show focused on a number of key trends, including “green”...

April 8, 2008

Creative Touch Interiors, a division of HD Supply that caters to builders, has opened a...

April 1, 2008

The show has seen an upswing in certain categories, including cabinet-makers, stone surface manufacturers and...

March 16, 2008

At the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (K/BIS), one can always see trends from all...

July 15, 2007

More modern decorative plumbing fixtures appear to be making a comeback over staid and traditional...

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