| New York Stock Exchange: BTH
Similar to: Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Blyth, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets and distributes candles and home fragrance products. It offers decorative and functional household products including candles, accessories, seasonal decorations, household convenience items and personalized gifts. The company operates in three business segments: Direct Selling, Catalog & Internet & Wholesale segment. The Direct Selling segment sells premium candles and home fragrance products and related decorative accessories. The Catalog & Internet segment designs, markets and distributes a wide range of household convenience items, personalized gifts and photo storage products. The Wholesale segment offers candles and related accessories, seasonal decorations and home decor products such as lamps, picture frames and decorative metal accessories. It sells its products through multiple channels of distribution, including the home party plan method of direct selling and one-on-one direct selling, as well as through the wholesale, catalog and Internet channels. The firm also markets weight management products, nutritional supplements and energy drinks. In addition, it manufactures and markets chafing fuel and other products for the foodservice trade. The company was founded by Robert B. Goergen, Sr. in 1977 and is headquartered in Greenwich, CT.