Michael Todd Beauty, Dermaflash In Patent Infringement Dispute

Michael Todd Beauty is disputing a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by DD Karma, parent company of Dermaflash.

Vitamix Debuts New Power Blender

Vitamix has expanded its assortment of power blenders with the launch of its model E310 blender, which is part of its Explorian Series.

Nokia Sharpens Focus On Digital Health

Nokia has unveiled plans to sharpen its focus on digital health and accelerate growth in that market. The company said it will also focus on growing brand and technology licensing.

Helen Of Troy Reports Slight Gains In Q2

Helen of Troy reported slight gains for the second quarter ended August 31, with the housewares segment again driving growth.

Winix Relocates North American Headquarters

Winix has relocated its North American headquarters to Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Renaisscent Releases Smart Aroma Diffuser

Renaisscent, an essential oils diffuser manufacturer, has developed new fragrance capsules for its smart digital fragrance diffuser.

Vitamix Debuts New Power Blender

Vitamix has expanded its assortment of power blenders with the launch of its model E310 blender, which is part of its Explorian Series.

Russell Hobbs Kitchen Electrics Launch At Amazon

Spectrum Brands has launched a new line of Russell Hobbs-branded small electrics, with the initial assortment available on Amazon.com.

SodaStream Partners With Jillian Michaels

SodaStream has tapped fitness and nutrition expert Jillian Michaels to star in the company’s upcoming national infomercial.

Samsung Releases Limited Edition Star Wars Robotic Vacuums

Samsung has introduced new limited edition “Star Wars” versions of its Powerbot robotic vacuum cleaner, model VR7000. The result of a collaboration between Samsung and Star Wars fans, the vacuum designs are intended to captivate fans in anticipation of the December release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

iRobot To Acquire European Distributor Robopolis

In an effort to expand its global operations, iRobot has acquired Robopolis, its largest European distributor, based in Lyon, France, for a preliminary purchase price of $141 million.

JPaulJones Expands EyeVac Retail Reach

JPaulJones has expanded the retail presence for the EyeVac Home line, a touchless vacuum system, with Best Buy through its sales representation relationship with WolfPoint Group.

Lodge Cast Iron Debuts Wildlife Series

Lodge Cast Iron has debuted its new Wildlife Series of cast iron skillets. Each of the five skillets features one of America’s distinctive animals.

Kuvée Introduces Wine Dispenser

Kuvée has introduced the Kuvée Key wine dispenser.

Primula Unveils New Website

Primula, a brand of Epoca International, has launched its newly redesigned e-commerce website. The revamped website is designed to enhance the consumer experience with original content that will help connect them to the Primula products that best suit them, said the company.

Lodge Cast Iron Debuts Wildlife Series

Lodge Cast Iron has debuted its new Wildlife Series of cast iron skillets. Each of the five skillets features one of America’s distinctive animals.

Lagostina Launches Opera Cookware Collection

Lagostina, a Groupe SEB company, has launched the Opera cookware collection, a new line that is exclusive to Williams Sonoma.

Finex Adds Cast Iron Lean Grill Pan To Lineup

Finex has added a new 15-inch cast iron lean grill pan to its cookware assortment.

Primula Unveils New Website

Primula, a brand of Epoca International, has launched its newly redesigned e-commerce website. The revamped website is designed to enhance the consumer experience with original content that will help connect them to the Primula products that best suit them, said the company.

Demdaco Adds To Serving Assortment

Demdaco will feature new additions to its byDesign serving collection at the upcoming winter 2018 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and Las Vegas Market.

Gibson Expands Mug Collection

Gibson Overseas, Inc. will expand its mug selection in its Forty One Madison showroom at the New York Tabletop Market. With hundreds of new designs, Gibson is offering mugs in reactive glaze finishes, vibrantly colored patterns and sentimental statement designs.

Fiskars Celebrates Wedgwood In New Book

Fiskars Corporation is launching a new book, “Wedgwood: A Story of Creation and Innovation.” It is said to be a definitive book on Wedgwood, with an appeal to a wider audience beyond the serious collector.

Fitz And Floyd To Highlight Holiday Designs At Tabletop Market

Fitz and Floyd, which was recently acquired by Lifetime Brands, will showcase new holiday collections in the brand’s Forty One Madison showroom during the upcoming fall New York Tabletop Market.

Sauder Prepares Anda Norr Collection For High Point

Sauder Woodworking is preparing to preview its Anda Norr furniture collection at the upcoming fall High Point Market.

Newell Brands To Acquire Chesapeake Bay Candle

Newell Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chesapeake Bay Candle from its founders for a purchase price of approximately $75 million.

Griffon Completes Acquisition Of ClosetMaid

Griffon Corporation has completed its acquisition of the ClosetMaid home storage and organization business from Emerson.

Brabantia Rolls Out Sort & Go Bins On Amazon

Brabantia has launched its Sort & Go bins exclusively on Amazon. The bins are designed as space saving solutions for separating, collecting and transporting waste.

Las Vegas Market Adds Gourmet Resources

The Las Vegas Market has expanded its gourmet resources with the addition of three new suppliers opening showrooms and two additional supplier showroom expansions for the winter market, which is set to take place from January 28 to February 1, 2018.

Forty One Madison Updates Tabletop Market App

Forty One Madison has updated its tabletop market mobile app with new tools and features in time for this month’s New York Tabletop Market, which will be held October 17 to 20.

Marketplace Boosts eBay In Q3

eBay posted solid third quarter results, with its Marketplace platform driving a boost in net income and revenue. 

Williams-Sonoma Adds IBM’s Chief Digital Officer To Board

Williams-Sonoma has appointed IBM’s Bob Lord to its board of directors.