Saturday, May 25 2013 6:56 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:56:57 GMT
It wasn't exactly barbecuing weather today as Memorial Day weekend got off to a rainy and chilly start. And it's no surprise the rain put a damper on holiday activities. Saturday of Memorial Day weekendMore >>
It wasn't exactly barbecuing weather today as Memorial Day weekend got off to a rainy and chilly start. And it's no surprise the rain put a damper on holiday activities.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:54 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:54:42 GMT
An Au Sable Forks, New York theater is one of ten in the North Country doing what it can to stay open. "We'll be dark. There will be no movies shown in these theaters and you'll have toMore >>
After being denied a state grant, a number of North Country theaters could go dark by the end of the year. That's because Hollywood is getting rid of film movies, which is what those theaters rely on. But they're not giving up yet.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 8:51 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:51:11 GMT
A couple has lost their home to floods twice in just three years. Last night's storm washed out a road in Underhill, and nearly everything in its path. Governor Shumlin was at the site of the hardestMore >>
A couple has lost their home to floods twice in just three years. Last night's storm washed out a road in Underhill, and nearly everything in its path.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:25 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:25:36 GMT
Beansie's Bus is situated right along the start and finish of the race so they're looking to get swamped by hungry customers Sunday but rain too. "Unfortunately the weather might not cooperate," Beansie'sMore >>
VCM organizers making sure they have cold/rainy weather equipment for runners.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 6:21 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:21:38 GMT
Damaged homes, washed out roads, and now major clean-up.In just a few hours heavy rains flooded much of Northern Vermont. Hardest hit were Essex, Jericho, and Underhill.The torrential rains Thursday nightMore >>
Damaged homes, washed out roads, and now major clean-up.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 2:15 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:15:28 GMT
The Vermont Agency of Transportation released a list of road closures and times for the Vermont City Marathon. A press release says that if possible, motorists should avoid downtown Burlington on Sunday,More >>
The Vermont Agency of Transportation released a list of road closures and times for the Vermont City Marathon.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 1:07 PM EDT2013-05-24 17:07:11 GMT
The Thunder Road Memorial Classic has been postponed until Monday. Officials say they are postponing due to the upcoming inclement weather expected this weekend. Here's the updated schedule of events:7:30amMore >>
The Thunder Road Memorial Classic has been postponed until Monday.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 12:26 PM EDT2013-05-24 16:26:27 GMT
The Essex Memorial Day Parade has been canceled due to inclement weather predictions. According to Essex Memorial Day Parade Committee, the parade has been postponed one week to Saturday June 1 at 10 a.m.More >>
The Essex Memorial Day Parade has been postponed due to inclement weather predictions.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:31 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:31:32 GMT
The Burlington Police Department arrested two people for pick-pocketing two men at a local night club in Burlington, Vt. on Friday, May 17.Police say Stephanie Rivers, 24, and Victoria Hammond, 23, bothMore >>
The Burlington Police Department arrested two people for pick-pocketing two men at a local night club in Burlington, Vt. on Friday, May 17.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 10:29 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:29:26 GMT
If the prices at the pump are giving you second thoughts about traveling this holiday weekend, these suggestions might help. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has some recommendationsMore >>
If the prices at the pump are giving you second thoughts about traveling this holiday weekend, these suggestions might help.More >>
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SOURCE World Kitchen, LLC
ROSEMONT, Ill., March 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The new leadership team at World Kitchen, a leading housewares company, will bring combined marketing, financial and industry expertise to the company's renowned brands. The new executives are charged with applying best practices and innovative approaches to upholding the company's industry authority with a strong focus on continued growth, driving sales and building brand awareness.
Carl Warschausky assumed the role of president and chief executive officer January 1, 2013. In his role, Warschausky will continue to protect the company's leadership by growing its brands with product innovation and providing solid solutions that address consumer needs.
"As we look at each brand in the World Kitchen portfolio, we consistently seek new ways to strengthen and modernize our product innovation and marketing approach," said Warschausky. "We are growing the brands by engaging with our consumers and addressing the everyday issues they face in the kitchen with our innovative solutions."
Warschausky previously served as the chief financial officer and president of North America for World Kitchen. "Carl's deep knowledge of the company and the housewares industry will serve him well in his role as CEO," said Joe Mallof, former president and chief executive officer, World Kitchen.
President of World Kitchen North America, Kris Malkoski recently joined the housewares company and has since initiated an integrated strategy to encompass the six marquee brands under the World Kitchen umbrella. Prior to World Kitchen Malkoski served as the vice president and general manager of the Craftsman® brand at Sears Holdings Co.
"Together, Baker's Secret®, Chicago Cutlery®, Corelle®, CorningWare®, Pyrex® and Snapware® can offer a full kitchen solution for any chef, " said Malkoski. "Our goal is to strengthen our relationship with the consumer by reaching her before she buys, inserting our brands into her every day requirements and ensuring that we deliver on-trend solutions."
Under Warschausky and Malkoski, the brands will invest in search engine optimization, content creation and enhanced social engagement. Each activation will be grounded in product innovation, brand awareness and being the ultimate aid to everyday chefs who seek solutions from the World Kitchen family of brands. These innovations are on display at the World Kitchen booth at the 2013 International Home & Housewares Show March 2-5 in Chicago.
Headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, World Kitchen and its affiliates manufacture and market metal cookware, glass, ceramic and metal bakeware, tabletop products, cutlery and kitchen tools sold under well-known brand names, including Baker's Secret®, Chicago Cutlery®, Corelle®, CorningWare®, EKCO®, Magnalite®, OLFA®, OLO®, Pyrex®, Revere®, Snapware® and Visions®. The company and its affiliates employ approximately 3,222 people, and have major manufacturing and distribution operations in North America and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit http://www.worldkitchen.com. CorningWare and Pyrex are registered trademarks of Corning Incorporated, used under license by World Kitchen, LLC.