New Ownership Group Takes Over At Metal Ware

The Metal Ware Corporation has new owners as Rick Carey has been named company president and Ross Niemi has been named executive vice president/COO.

LG Promotes Seong-jin To CEO

LG Electronics has promoted Jo Seong-jin, the head of its home appliance and air solution company, to the position of chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Wahl: Millennials Embrace Home Haircutting

In a new consumer survey, Wahl set out to uncover if men still know how to perform tried and true skills and whether they are embraced by today’s younger generation, Millennials.

HiMirror Named CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

HiMirror, a consumer electronics brand from New Kinpo Group, has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards honoree in the smart home product category.

Vivint Appoints Porter Chief Procurement Officer

Vivint Smart Home, a smart home products and services provider, has appointed David Porter as chief procurement officer. As chief procurement officer, Porter will be responsible for sourcing, procurement and supply chain management across the company.

LG Enters Air Cleaner Market

LG Electronics USA has launched the LG PuriCare line of air cleaners, which marks its introduction into the consumer air purifier market. The new line includes three air purifiers and one dehumidifier.

Lasko Acquired By Comvest, JW Levin Management Partners

Lasko Holdings, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of portable fans and heaters, has been acquired by Comvest Partners and JW Levin Management Partners (JWLMP). The Lasko family will continue as an investor in the company, according to Lasko.

New Ownership Group Takes Over At Metal Ware

The Metal Ware Corporation has new owners as Rick Carey has been named company president and Ross Niemi has been named executive vice president/COO.

LG Promotes Seong-jin To CEO

LG Electronics has promoted Jo Seong-jin, the head of its home appliance and air solution company, to the position of chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Eureka Launches Redesigned Website

Eureka has launched a redesign of its consumer website. According to the company, the new site represents its continued efforts to make the shopping experience as stress-free as possible for customers.

iRobot Reports Gains In Q3

iRobot reported gains for its third quarter ended October 1, supported by the introduction of its Roomba 960 and expansion…

Bissell Launches CrossWave Vacuum

Bissell has introduced a new multi-surface cleaning system, the CrossWave vacuum. According to the company, the CrossWave vacuums and washes floors at the same time, reducing the need for multiple cleaning tools.

UpChefs Launches Sandwich Cutters On Amazon

UpChefs has launched its Fun Sandwich and Bread Cutter Shapes for Kids on Amazon. According to the company, the shaped cutters were designed to encourage healthier eating habits for kids.

Frieling USA Adds New Brands To Housewares Portfolio

Frieling USA will become the exclusive North American partner of the Küchenprofi, Zassenhaus and Spring brands, effective January 1, 2017.

Kuhn Rikon Spotlights Trivet And Pan Guard Set

Kuhn Rikon is featuring its Trivet and Pan Guard Set for the holiday season. According to the company, the design of the product folds out to change its diameter and function from a trivet to a pan guard.

Groupe SEB’s Acquisition Of WMF Approved

The European Commission has approved Groupe SEB’s acquisition of WMF, allowing the two companies to finalize a deal first announced this past spring.

Kuhn Rikon Debuts Microwave Pressure Cooker

Kuhn Rikon is bringing a new microwave pressure cooker to the market.

UpChefs Launches Sandwich Cutters On Amazon

UpChefs has launched its Fun Sandwich and Bread Cutter Shapes for Kids on Amazon. According to the company, the shaped cutters were designed to encourage healthier eating habits for kids.

Frieling USA Adds New Brands To Housewares Portfolio

Frieling USA will become the exclusive North American partner of the Küchenprofi, Zassenhaus and Spring brands, effective January 1, 2017.

Kuhn Rikon Spotlights Trivet And Pan Guard Set

Kuhn Rikon is featuring its Trivet and Pan Guard Set for the holiday season. According to the company, the design of the product folds out to change its diameter and function from a trivet to a pan guard.

French Bull Headed To Evine

French Bull founder and designer Jackie Shapiro will bring the housewares brand to the home shopping channel company Evine. Shapiro will debut the French Bull show on December 13.

Lenox Shines Light On Holiday Charity Campaign

Lenox Corporation has launched the “Circle of Giving” holiday campaign in partnership with two charity organizations: God’s Love We Deliver in New York City and Project Angel Food in Los Angeles.

Tervis Launches New Business To Business Site

Tervis has launched a brand new business to business website.

Sauder Receives Call Center Award

For the 12th consecutive year, Sauder Woodworking Co. has earned a Center of Excellence certification for its customer support contact center.

Adesso Readies New Lighting

Already preparing for the year ahead, Adesso is previewing new lighting it will launch at Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show and the Winter Las Vegas Market.

Ball Debuts New Storage Jars

Newell Brands has introduced two new Ball brand jars, the first fall product launch for the home canning company in 10 years.

Libman Expands Basketball Sponsorships

The Libman Company has expanded its current sports sponsorships to include the Toronto Raptors, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Rubbermaid Rolls Out Brilliance Food Storage

Rubbermaid has rolled out its Brilliance crystal clear food storage containers to retailers nationwide, including Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target and Amazon.

IHA Innovation Theater To Focus On Global Lifestyles

The Innovation Theater at the 2017 International Home + Housewares Show, running from March 18 to 21 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, will focus on industry and lifestyle trends in multiple presentations.

IHA Webinar Series Designed To Maximize IH+HS Experience

The International Housewares Association will host a series of webinars designed to provide attendees and exhibitors of the upcoming 2017 International Home + Housewares Show advice on how to maximize opportunities at the annual four day event.

Bosworth Stars In Shopbop Holiday Campaign

Shopbop.com, a digital retailer focused on women, is launching the fourth installment of a targeted celebrity and brand ambassador holiday campaign, #HolidayHowTo with actress Kate Bosworth.

At Home Appoints Chief Operating Officer

At Home Group has appointed a new independent director and promoted two of the company’s officers, including chief operating officer.

Kroger Stays Positive In Q3 Despite Deflation Pressure

Kroger pointed to pricing pressures and a sluggish consumer in a challenging but still positive third quarter.