Dermaflash Rolls Out At Ulta

Dermaflash, an at-home professional quality facial exfoliating device, has entered into a new online retail partnership with Ulta Beauty.

Viio Launches Connected Vanity Mirror

Viio has launched a connected vanity mirror available in three sizes.

Dermaflash Rolls Out At Ulta

Dermaflash, an at-home professional quality facial exfoliating device, has entered into a new online retail partnership with Ulta Beauty.

Viio Launches Connected Vanity Mirror

Viio has launched a connected vanity mirror available in three sizes.

LG Launches Smart Home Robotic Hub

LG Electronics showcased a new lineup of intelligent robots at CES as part of its innovations in artificial intelligence and developments in the IoT ecosystem, including its take on the smart home hub.

FTC Launches IoT Security Challenge

Due to recently exposed vulnerabilities of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the Federal Trade Commission is launching the IoT Home Inspector Challenge, challenging the public to create a tool that will address security vulnerabilities caused by out-of-date software in IoT devices.

LG Recalls Portable Air Conditioners

LG Electronics, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has recalled three portable air conditioner models due to risk of fire.

Keurig, Anheuser-Busch To Develop Home Alcohol Drink System

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) and Keurig Green Mountain have entered into a joint venture focused on the research and development of an in-home alcohol drink system.

Vitamix Introduces Ascent Series Blenders

Vitamix has introduced its Ascent Series blenders, a new line designed for high-performance blending, the company said.

Black+Decker Launches Robotic Vacuum Line

Black+Decker has expanded its floor care portfolio and entered the robotic vacuum market with its Smartech robotic vacuum line. The new robotic vacuums connect to the brand’s mobile app via Bluetooth, allowing users to control the vacuums from their smartphone.

LG Advances CordZero Vacuum Cleaner Line

LG Electronics will introduce the next generation of its CordZero premium vacuum cleaners at CES 2017, to be held in Las Vegas this week.

Bambu Opens New Showroom At Las Vegas Market

Bambu has opened a new permanent showroom at the Las Vegas Market. Located in Building C, Bambu’s new showroom (C1112J) will serve as an anchor brand to the micro-exhibit marketplace on the 11th floor.

NanoBond Cookware To Launch At Williams-Sonoma

Hestan, a manufacturer of high-end commercial kitchen equipment and residential outdoor grills, has launched the NanoBond cookware line. The new bonded stainless steel cookware is scheduled to launch exclusively at Williams-Sonoma.

Epoca Wins Good Design Award For Micro-Pop

Epoca International has won a 2016 Good Design award for its Ecolution Micro-Pop microwave popcorn popper.

NanoBond Cookware To Launch At Williams-Sonoma

Hestan, a manufacturer of high-end commercial kitchen equipment and residential outdoor grills, has launched the NanoBond cookware line. The new bonded stainless steel cookware is scheduled to launch exclusively at Williams-Sonoma.

Silpat Debuts Seasonal Mat Lineup

Silpat has debuted new holiday-themed non-stick baking mats at the winter markets.

Nest Launches Cast Iron Cookware

Nest, a Providence, RI-based cookware and furniture company, has made its entry into the cookware market and has launched several new cast iron pieces.

Bambu Opens New Showroom At Las Vegas Market

Bambu has opened a new permanent showroom at the Las Vegas Market. Located in Building C, Bambu’s new showroom (C1112J) will serve as an anchor brand to the micro-exhibit marketplace on the 11th floor.

Epoca Wins Good Design Award For Micro-Pop

Epoca International has won a 2016 Good Design award for its Ecolution Micro-Pop microwave popcorn popper.

Bialetti Introduces Glass Pour Over Coffee Maker

Bialetti debuted a glass pour over coffee maker at the Atlanta Market.

Zak’s HydraTrak Receives Good Design Award

Zak Designs received a Good Design Award from The Chicago Athenaeum for its HydraTrak design concept, in which consumers utilize colored bands as an easy way to track their daily water intake. The design concept is present on both straw tumblers and hydration bottles.

Lenox Presents Official Gifts At Trump Inauguration

Lenox Corporation has created official inaugural gifts, which will be given to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. The engraved bowls will be presented at the inaugural luncheon following the swearing-in ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol.

Beatriz Ball Enters Melamine Segment

Beatriz Ball has entered the melamine category with its Havana collection at the winter Atlanta Market.

Cost Plus Revisits Craft Global Design Program

Cost Plus World Market has relaunched its Craft program, which features rotating global furnishings styles, as a focused collection of artisan crafts that begins with the theme Morocco.

Adesso Adds Distinctive Lamp Design To Assortment

As the Winter Las Vegas Market approaches, Adesso plans to highlight a range of new furnishings designs including the eclectic retro Donovan table lamp.

Newell To Acquire Sistema, Smith Mountain

Newell Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire New Zealand-based food storage container company Sistema Plastics, for $470 million.

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.

Las Vegas Market Grows Temp Pavilions

The Las Vegas Market will welcome nearly 200 new and returning companies for the upcoming winter market, among more than 500 temporary gift and home décor exhibitors in The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market, held January 22 to 25, 2017.

2017 IH+HS Sold Out, New Focus On Smart Home 

The 2017 International Home + Housewares Show, to be held in Chicago March 18 through 21, sold out in late December, more than 11 weeks before opening day, according to the International Housewares Association.

Prosper: Consumer Confidence Gains

Based on a poll conducted earlier this month, Prosper Insight & Analytics stated that consumer sentiment fell in January from a 12-month high in December. But with 52.3% of consumers feeling confident or very confident in the prospects for a strong economy, it was up considerably from the month last year, when the figure was 42.5%.

Rent-A-Center Anticipates Q4 Comp Crash

In a preliminary estimate, Rent-A-Center announced that core comparable store sales in the United States for the three months ended December 31 tumbled by 14%.

Target Kicks Off Soccer Marketing Drive

In a major push into sports marketing, Target Corp. plans to position the company as one of the country’s largest supporters of soccer in the United States.