Dermaflash To Support Cancer Research

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Dermaflash will donate a percentage of all facial care tool sales on dermaflash.com in the month of October to the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation to help support cancer research.

Wink Upgrades Smart Home Hub

Wink, a smart home platform, has introduced Wink Hub 2, a smart home hub created for the consumer.

Dimplex Acquires Cadet Manufacturing

The Glen Dimplex Group has acquired Cadet Manufacturing, a privately owned heating products manufacturer. The sale will close later this fall.

Dermaflash To Support Cancer Research

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Dermaflash will donate a percentage of all facial care tool sales on dermaflash.com in the month of October to the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation to help support cancer research.

NPD: Heart Rate Monitoring Fuels Wearables Growth

According to the NPD Group Connected Intelligence wearables industry overview and forecast, while overall activity tracker ownership continues to see growth, up more than 11 million devices in the second quarter compared to the year prior, the most substantial growth in the category includes devices with heart rate monitors.

Philips Appoints Bechu Chief Of Operations

Philips has appointed Sophie Bechu as chief of operations and executive vice president.

Wink Upgrades Smart Home Hub

Wink, a smart home platform, has introduced Wink Hub 2, a smart home hub created for the consumer.

Dimplex Acquires Cadet Manufacturing

The Glen Dimplex Group has acquired Cadet Manufacturing, a privately owned heating products manufacturer. The sale will close later this fall.

Brita Partners With Berkeley On Sustainability Efforts

Brita is joining the University of California at Berkeley in a combined effort to increase campus sustainability efforts while offering students and the broader campus community healthier beverage choices.

GE Partners With Amazon For Connected Kitchen

Focusing on its connected solutions for the kitchen, GE Appliances, a Haier company, has partnered with Amazon to allow the Alexa device to control a broad range of GE connected kitchen appliances.

SodaStream Fizzi Makes U.S. Debut

SodaStream’s new entry-level Fizzi home sparkling water maker is now arriving on retail shelves in the U.S.

Midea Introduces New Appliances At IFA

Midea showcased a number of new appliances for the kitchen and home at the IFA 2016 show.

iRobot Names Miller To Board Of Directors

iRobot has named Andrew Miller, evp/chief financial officer at PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions, to its board of directors.

LG Partners With Amazon For Expanding Smart Home Focus

At IFA 2016 in Berlin, LG Electronics demonstrated its expanding smart home ecosystem with more partnerships and collaborations, highlighted by its cooperation with Amazon.

TTI Revenues Grow In First Half Of 2016

Techtronic Industries (TTI), which owns the Hoover, Oreck and Dirt Devil floor care appliance brand portfolio, has reported revenue growth in the first half of 2016, driven by growth in its power equipment segment and cordless products.

Tovolo Launches Baking Tools At Sur La Table

Tovolo has launched a new baking tool collection exclusively at Sur La Table. The collection includes a pastry blender, Scoop & Sift, precision pie crust cutter and angled bench scraper.

Trudeau Introduces Stackable Graters

Trudeau has introduced a new set of three stackable graters.

World Kitchen Relaunches Revere Cookware Brand

World Kitchen is bringing the Revere brand of cookware back to the kitchen. According to the company, the refreshed legacy brand has a new focus: first-time homeowners.

Swiss Diamond Introduces Prestige Clad Cookware

Swiss Diamond has introduced Prestige Clad cookware, a stainless steel line featuring a non-stick cooking surface.

Tovolo Launches Baking Tools At Sur La Table

Tovolo has launched a new baking tool collection exclusively at Sur La Table. The collection includes a pastry blender, Scoop & Sift, precision pie crust cutter and angled bench scraper.

Trudeau Introduces Stackable Graters

Trudeau has introduced a new set of three stackable graters.

Kiyasa’s Lehmann Glass Chosen For Two New York City Events

The Kiyasa Group has partnered with two wine related events in New York this fall.

Typhoon Rolls Out Kilner Barrel Beverage Dispenser

Typhoon Homewares is rolling out a new Kilner barrel beverage dispenser.

Retro Design Influences Adesso High Point Lighting

Globular shades are bringing retro style to the portable lighting designs Adesso plans to feature at the Fall High Point Market.

Midwest-CBK Introduces New Home Decor, Gift Collections

For fall, Midwest-CBK is introducing about 450 new home décor and gift designs across its three major labels.

Kuhn Rikon Adds Colors For Stay Clean Scrubber

Kuhn Rikon has added color choices for its silicone Stay Clean Scrubber assortment, introducing purple and black into the mix.

Simplehuman Debuts Foaming Sensor Soap Pump

Simplehuman has leveraged its sensor technology and developed a new foaming sensor soap pump.

High Point C&D Building Adds New Tenants

International Market Centers has added new tenants Artefama, Legends Global, CH Living and My Home Furnishings to the company’s Commerce & Design building for the Fall High Point Market.

Dallas Market Center Appoints Joselove VP/Publishing

The Dallas Market Center has appointed advertising and media industry veteran, Greg Joselove, to the post of vp/publishing.

Source Direct Partners With NY Now

Source Direct, an import/export trade show group in the U.S., will be expanding to New York by partnering with NY Now. The expansion will launch at the NY Now winter market, to be held February 5 to 8, 2017, at the Javits Convention Center.

CEO Robertson Out At Stein Mart

Dawn Robertson has resigned as Stein Mart CEO and chief merchandising officer, and as a member of the company’s board of directors.

Pier 1 Formulates Poison Pill

Following Alden Global Capital taking a 9.5% stake in the company, Pier 1 Imports stated that its board of directors had adopted a shareholder rights protection agreement.

Publix Promotes Facilities, Real Estate Executives

Publix has promoted two executives to oversee its facilities and real estate operations.