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Barbecue Grills - Gas, Charcoal, Infrared

News, trends and product introductions for outdoor cooking and entertaining including barbecue grills, grill accessories, grill islands, outdoor kitchens and more.
  • Grill Metro Market Projections for 2014

    Grill Projections

    Grill sales are expected to top $2.3 billion over the next five years, a 16.2% gain from 2013, according to recent data from Easy Analytic Software Inc. Population and household income growth across the nation, as well as year-round outdoor grilling will all play a major role in the expansion of grill sales by 2018. More

  • Lotus Grill makes U.S. debut

    Artland Lotus Grill

    Glassware manufacturer Artland is now distributing the German Lotus Grill in the United States. More

  • Big Green Egg takes to the sky

    Big Green Egg Aerial Delivery

    The Big Green Egg Company has announced that it has successfully tested a super capacity unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), more commonly known as a commercial drone, with the ability to enable it to offer same day home delivery of the new MiniMax Egg by August 2014. More

  • Napoleon named one of Canada’s top companies

    Napoleon was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Managed Companies, an annual distinction sponsored by CIBC World Markets, Deloitte, The National Post, Queen’s School of Business and CEO Forum. More

  • Meat Market

    While great tasting food is what outdoor cooking is all about, it’s also about an experience that is relaxing and enjoyable. According to the HPBA, 63% of consumers want a grill that is easy to clean, 47% want one that’s easy to use, 37% are looking for multi-functioning grills and 25% prefer portability. More

  • Recipe for success

    MR. BAR-B-Q More

  • How to keep the shopping experience personal

    I’ve been in sales and marketing all my life. Whether I’m selling grills, electronics or lingerie (yes, you read that correctly), the following five-step sales process has never let me down. Whenever I’d bring on a new hire, I made sure they learned and practiced this simple formula to successful selling. If you do the same, I guarantee you’ll hear the cash register ring! More

  • Accessories Rule

    Fire Pie Oven Company More

  • Seasoned for Salt lake city

    The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo sets up this month in the foothills of the majestic Wasatch Mountains in downtown Salt Lake City. The Salt Palace Convention Center, home to both indoor and outdoor exhibit areas, is expected to draw upwards of 5,000 people to see the latest in everything from burger presses and grills to full-blown outdoor kitchens and fire pits, not to mention all the delicious food to sample. Here is a snapshot of the some of the new products that will be on display. More

  • Room for everyone?

    With sales of nearly $2 billion a year and shipments approaching 14 million units, if there ever was an outdoor segment with room for opportunity for all, barbecue grills are it. However, as Casual Living’s latest Universe Study shows, the playing field is heavily populated with volume retailers while continuing to hold potential for everyone. More

  • BBQ’S best and Brightest

    Barbecue hall of fame committee chairman Rod Gray took the time to explain why the top innovators, pioneers and celebrities of the barbecue world are recognized and honored each year during the American Royal World Series of Barbecue. More

  • Gather around the fire

    Barbecue has variations around the world, but the whole lifestyle surrounding it seems to have taken a strong foothold in America. More