Lifetime Brands, Inc. (NasdaqGS: LCUT), a global provider of kitchenware, tabletop, home décor, and lifestyle products, today announced that on January 11, 2012, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per share payable on February 15, 2012 to shareholders of record on February 1, 2012. Forward-Looking Statements In this press release, the use of the words “believe,” "could," "expect," "may," "positioned," "project," "projected," "should," "will," "would" or similar expressions is intended to identify forward-looking statements that represent the Company’s current judgment about possible future events. The Company believes these judgments are reasonable, but these statements are not guarantees of any events or financial results, and actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important factors. Lifetime Brands, Inc. Lifetime Brands is a leading global provider of kitchenware, tabletop, home décor, and lifestyle products. The Company markets its products under such well-known kitchenware brands as Farberware®, KitchenAid®, CasaMōda®, Cuisinart®, Cuisine de France®, Hoffritz®, Kamenstein®, Kizmos™, Misto®, Pedrini®, Roshco®, Sabatier® and Vasconia®; respected tabletop brands such as Mikasa®, Pfaltzgraff®, Creative Tops®, Calvin Klein®, Gorham®, International® Silver, Kirk Stieff®, Nautica®, Sasaki®, Towle® Silversmiths, Tuttle®, Wallace®, V&A® and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew®; and leading home décor and lifestyle brands, including Design for Living™, Elements® and Melannco®. The Company’s corporate website is www.lifetimebrands.com.