Retail Scorecard: Kitchen Gadgets

Martha Stewart, Cake Boss, All-Clad and Escali among brands on special
April 11, 2016David Gill

RetailScorecard3x2NEW YORK-For those looking for the latest in kitchen gadgetry, HFN sought out last week’s sales in this category at Macy’s, J.C. Penney and Sears.

Macy’s had the Martha Stewart Collection Whim Mint Embroidery ceramic rolling pin for $24.99, down from $35.99, and The Original Master Slicer was on sale for $49.99, down from $59.99. Tools of the Trade’s four-quart collander was marked down from $24.99 to $9.99, and the All-Clad six-piece kitchen gadget set, previously $199.99, was tagged at $99.99. The Cole & Mason 5.5-inch granite mortar and pestle was priced down from $57.99 to $39.99, and the Portmeirion Sophie Conran oil and vinegar set was priced at $48.99 (was $70).

J.C. Penney had a sale on the Cake Boss brownie spatula for $10.99, down from $16, and the Escali Rondo stainless steel food scale at $27.99 (was $40). The Vacu Vin instant marinater was marked down from $40 to $27.99, and the Mastrad two-piece silicone nonstick gadget set was sale-priced at $13.99, down from $28. The Escali Pico space-saving digital food scale, previously $56, was on offer for $27.99, and the Zak Designs Corny Cob six-piece skewers and dish set was on sale for $29.99 (was $50).

At Sears, the Calphalon Ultimate Grater was marked down from $51.01 to $46.33, and the Anchor Hocking 12-piece storage bowl set with kitchen gadgets was offered for $33.99 (was $45.84). The Cuisinox stainless steel egg separator was tagged at $27.83, down from $32.64, and the My Kitchen Gadget Ice Rounds maker mold was priced down from $20.43 to $19.42. The Anchor Hocking nine-piece mix-and-measure set was on sale for $45.64, down from $50.25, and the Silicone Designs silicone hot pads set was priced at $16.82 (was $34.95).

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor
dgill@hfnmag.com

David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.

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