cuisinart mini-Prep introduced.
Long-term licensing agreement to use Revlon name in western europe and mexico. Liquid-product packette filling company purchased.
conair australia Pty. Ltd. established. BaByliss and Jilbère de Paris acquired. far east operations expanded. conair europe s.p.a. formed in florence, Italy. Interplak acquired.
conair turns 40 with gross sales in excess of $1 billion. Professional division becomes conairPro. a centralized warehouse for europe opens.
Pollenex brand acquired. Licensing agreement made with weight watchers, Inc.. cuisinart launched in france. International headquarters established in Paris. new office buildings purchased in Paris and the uK
scünci brand acquired. Personal care appliances begin selling in china. BeLiss dryer/ styler introduced. warehouse and distribution center opens in southaven, mississippi.
conair acquires allegro manufacturing, Inc., awardwinning global supplier of cosmetic and accessory bags.
Made in Italy. Returning to its roots, conair acquires coif’in, a respected Italian manufacturer of professional hair dryers.
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stamford, connecticut operation expanded. cuisinarts, Inc. assets acquired. Rantoul, Illinois manufacturing plant purchased.
conair acquires 50% ownership in Rusk, Inc. glendale, arizona manufacturing and distribution plant constructed. Long-term licensing agreement with P & g to use vidal sassoon name in far east. cuisinart coffeemakers introduced.
Line of home foot care appliances launched. Professional division acquires forfex, gmbh. company introduces steam straightener, hot air Brush, grind & Brew coffeemaker, frozen Yogurt-Ice cream makers and smartPower 7-speed electronic Blender.
waring Products acquired.
cuisinart expands cookware and coffeemaker collections. new conair home spa luxury line introduced. PowerPrep Plus food Processor introduced. global saP communications system instituted.
thinner bathroom scales acquired. Patented “hidden hinge” jaw clip for hair introduced. cuisinart launches countertop cooking collection.
conair becomes sole owner of Rusk.
conair reaches $2 billion in gross sales. Introduces Infiniti by conair premium personal care appliances. Launches travel smart by conair, and puts www. cuisinart.com/ baby online.
acquisition of Pcc, a leading german marketer of hair brushes and accessories, provides conair with tremendous opportunity for growth in europe.