Beloved U.K. Brand Makes its Way across the Pond
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - RUSSELL HOBBS®, the number one small domestic appliance brand in the U.K.*, is making its much anticipated debut in Canada. The initial launch will feature the Russell Hobbs Retro Style Series, including coffeemakers, electric kettles and toasters and will be available at London Drugs and Lowes Canada as well as online at Amazon.ca – with more retailers to follow. The product line is developed to have helpful features that save time and provide real-life solutions for everyday use.
"We are thrilled to introduce RUSSELL HOBBS to the Canadian market," said Barry Moulsdale, Business Leader Appliances at Spectrum Brands Canada. "In addition to superb functionality and convenience, the brand brings a stylish aesthetic to the small kitchen appliance category. With such a strong historical allegiance as part of the British Commonwealth, we are excited to introduce Canadian consumers to this beloved European brand with over 60 years of rich history in the U.K."
The chic retro design and styling of the Russell Hobbs' Retro Style Series is a combination of modern features combined with the sought after nostalgic aesthetics; making this the perfect choice for trend seekers. The Retro Style series is available in both Ribbon Red and Classic Black. This collection is ideal for anyone looking to update their kitchen in a chic, classic style.
The Retro Style Coffeemaker is designed with an advanced showerhead technology for improved coffee extraction that enhances flavor and a brewing progress gauge which indicates the length of time the keep warm feature has been active. The Retro Style 1.7L Electric Kettle has a temperature gauge and quick boil indicator and the Retro Style 2-Slice Toaster has a timer that indicates how many minutes it will take to make toast at the selected browning setting. For added convenience, the toaster also includes a removable warming rack and a lift and look feature that allows you to check on toast without canceling the cycle.
RUSSELL HOBBS' kitchen appliances are available for $119.99 and are available now across the country.
*Based on GFK UK data July 2017
For more information, please currently visit our US website at www.russellhobbs.com
About RUSSELL HOBBS®:
RUSSELL HOBBS 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 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.
About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.:
Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE: SPB), a member of the Russell 1000 Index, is a global consumer products company offering an expanding portfolio of leading brands providing superior 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 $5.04 billion in fiscal 2016. For more information, visit www.spectrumbrands.com.
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For further information: Katie Petluch, Spectrum Brands, 289-233-6070, [email protected]