Smith's Changes Company Name

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.-Smith Abrasives, Inc. has officially changed its name to Smith's Consumer Products, Inc., effective immediately. The company's web site has also been changed to

"This new name more accurately reflects the nature of our company today," said Dan Glidden, president of Smith's Consumer Products, Inc. "It's another sign of our growth and development beyond being just an abrasives supplier to a true consumer products company."

Smith's Consumer Products includes the Smith's branded housewares and sporting goods knife sharpeners and the Edgeware brand of zesters and graters, as well as electric and manual knife sharpeners.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.


Current Issue

  • HFN May digital issue


    May 2017

    COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90

    We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.


    • Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
    • Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money