Home & Textiles Today, Stamford, CT, July 12, 2011 – Cuisinart and Best Brands Consumer Products Inc. have signed a licensing agreement that will give Best Brands the exclusive rights to develop, design and manufacture a line of kitchen textiles and table linens under the Cuisinart name. Best Brands, which is owned by investment holding company Infinity Group, produces decorative home furnishings, kitchen textiles and housewares, home and auto care products, and electronics. Its licensing agreements include Laura Ashley, Waverly, Clean House, Freedom, and Gourmet Club. Juvenile products and toys are sold under Disney, Marvel, and Nickelodeon licensed character properties.
The Cuisinart line is expected to be available in spring 2012. “We are proud to offer consumers a preeminent textiles collection that will allow the company to meet a new sector of consumer demand while further diversifying our product offerings,” said Ron Diamond, president of Conair Corporation, Cuisinart’s parent company. The textiles collection “exemplifies the quality and innovation that the Cuisinart brand represents, and has given us the opportunity to further grow the presence of our manufactured products in the marketplace,” said Jack Albert Sr., chairman and ceo of Best Brands Consumer Products Inc.
Best Brands is a leading manufacturer, designer, and marketer of a wide variety of consumer products in North America. Core product lines include decorative home furnishings, kitchen textiles and housewares, home and auto care products, and electronics. Best Brands has expertise serving virtually every classification of trade and is committed to innovative product offerings, unsurpassed quality, and world-class retail service. Products are sold under national brand names, licensed properties, and highly recognized proprietary brand names such as Freedom Cleaning, iLogic, TerryWipes, Kitchen Helpers, and Gourmet Club.
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