Zane’s Inc. has announced the acquisition of 20/20 Special Markets Inc. The process of transtioning operations, including distribution, customer service and sales, will begin July 1st. The acquisition of 20/20, along with the 2016 migration of the EXP Group, positions housewares as a key component to the Zane’s portfolio. The new housewares segment will encompass the full line of Groupe SEB brands, including T-Fal, All-Clad, Rowenta, Krups and Lagostina. Other complimentary brands, including Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Bradshaw International, Peugeot, Bodum and John Boos, will also be added to the lineup. The transition process will be completed by the end of the 2017 calendar year. Moving into 2018, Zane's will provide a broad portfolio of housewares in a “one-stop-shop” for premium incentive channel customers, purchasing and stocking product for all brands while moving warehousing and shipping to Zane’s CT facility.