March 4, 2015

Spectrum Brands is unleashing a new pizza oven bearing the Black & Decker brand at this year's International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago.

February 4, 2015

With a name suggestive of nuclear chemistry, the Fusion alkaline battery enters the marketplace this month.

November 21, 2014

In observance of the product's one-year anniversary this October, Kwikset has updated its Kevo suite of products with a new Android Beta platform and updated user experience.

Additionally, the company is launching international purchase availability, expanding its reach beyond the U.S. an

June 23, 2014

Harbinger Group, the privately held holding company for Spectrum Brands’ wide assortment of home-related brands, is courting shareholders of Central Garden & Pet Co. to buy the company.

According to a letter from Harbinger to CGP shareholders, the offer is a $10 per share bid for the company or a $750 million acquisition of the pet segment.

Central Garden & Pet is a Walnut Creek, California-based pet and lawn supply company.  

June 13, 2014

Spectrum Brands' Kwikset is updating its SmartKey Padlock line with the addition of SmartKey re-key technology.

Now, customers will be able to use the same key to unlock their home and their SmartKey padlocks. In just three steps, homeowners can re-key their padlocks to work with any Kwikset Smartkey lock.

November 11, 2013

There’s news in the battery aisle with the introduction of Rayovac’s portable mobile charging devices.

The division of Spectrum Brands will unveil its lineup of charging devices at CES Unveiled New York.

Rayovac’s new offerings include the 7 Hour Power Recharge mobile device charger, the Phone Boost 800 mobile device charger, Power Packs and Car and Wall USB Power Chargers, each providing users with improved power and performance.

September 23, 2013

Spectrum Brands‘ Hardware and Home Improvement division relaunched websites for its Stanley Hardware and National Hardware brands.

According to Madison, Wis.-based Spectrum, the new sites offer a more comprehensive and robust search functionality. They also organize information more efficiently.

A dedicated merchandising and planogram section has been added to both sites, along with company and product news. 

May 1, 2013

Despite sales gains, the consumer products company based in Madison, Wis., posted a net loss of $41.2 million.

May 1, 2013

During the Spectrum Brands second-quarter earnings call, the Madison, Wis.-based company showed interest in bringing back some offshore production.

April 9, 2013

Spectrum Brands completes the acquisition of the residential lockset business of Tong Lung Metal Industry.

February 7, 2013

With the acquisition of a few Stanley divisions in December, Spectrum Brands points to "record results."

December 28, 2008

Few lawn-and-garden consumers will realize what went on behind the scenes at Home Depot, Lowe’s...

December 28, 2008

Few lawn-and-garden consumers will realize what went on behind the scenes at Home Depot, Lowe’s...

December 14, 2008

A recent announcement by a major lawn and garden manufacturer has created a void in...

December 14, 2008

A recent announcement by a major lawn and garden manufacturer has created a void in...

November 13, 2008

The Atlanta company, which has diversified into personal grooming, batteries and pet food, has announced...

November 13, 2008

The Atlanta company, which has diversified into personal grooming, batteries and pet food, has announced...