Midea Unveils New Eureka Vacuum Lineup

At the recent International Home + Housewares Show, Midea unveiled a new lineup of vacuum cleaners set to launch in 2017 under its recently acquired Eureka brand.

Winix Teams With JBL On Air Purifier

At the recent International Home + Housewares Show, Winix showcased a new joint venture with JBL, a leader in audio/visual product development, featuring a new air purifier with a built-in Bluetooth speaker.

NSF Certifies Aquasana Filters To Reduce PFOA, PFOS

Aquasana’s drinking water filters, both countertop and under the sink, are said to be the first filtration appliances to earn certification to a new protocol developed by NSF International. The protocol is said to verify a water treatment device’s ability to reduce PFOA and PFOS, chemicals used to make Teflon, to below the health advisory levels set by the EPA, according to the company.

Wahl Launches On The Go Grooming Tools

Wahl launched a variety of new grooming tools at the International Home + Housewares Show, including a complete trimming and haircutting kit and new shavers.

Conair Launches Hair Care, Grooming Tools

Conair has launched a variety of new personal care appliances at the International Home + Housewares Show.

Remington Expands Hair Care, Grooming Portfolio

Spectrum Brands has launched new personal care appliances from Remington for both men and women at the International Home + Housewares Show.

Winix Teams With JBL On Air Purifier

At the recent International Home + Housewares Show, Winix showcased a new joint venture with JBL, a leader in audio/visual product development, featuring a new air purifier with a built-in Bluetooth speaker.

NSF Certifies Aquasana Filters To Reduce PFOA, PFOS

Aquasana’s drinking water filters, both countertop and under the sink, are said to be the first filtration appliances to earn certification to a new protocol developed by NSF International. The protocol is said to verify a water treatment device’s ability to reduce PFOA and PFOS, chemicals used to make Teflon, to below the health advisory levels set by the EPA, according to the company.

CTA Develops Smart Home Security Checklist

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has created the Connected Home Security Checklist Tool, an internet-connected device security checklist for installers of smart home technology.

SodaStream Launches Aqua Fizz Sparkling Water Maker

SodaStream is launching its Aqua Fizz sparkling water maker at the International Home + Housewares Show.

Gourmia Expands Smart Home Electrics Mix

Small electrics supplier Gourmia will showcase an assortment of smart home appliances with select items equipped with cameras to allow the user to monitor the cooking process when not near the unit.

Midea Unveils New Eureka Vacuum Lineup

At the recent International Home + Housewares Show, Midea unveiled a new lineup of vacuum cleaners set to launch in 2017 under its recently acquired Eureka brand.

Kalorik Debuts Barbecue, Bagless Vacuum

Small electrics supplier Kalorik is expanding its assortment with the debut of its new electric barbecue and bagless vacuum cleaner.

Neato Expands Smart Home Assortment

Neato expanded its connected floor care assortment with two new robotic vacuums, the WiFi-enabled Botvac D3 and Botvac D5, which were launched at this year’s International Home + Housewares Show.

Kuhn Rikon Debuts SoftEdge Tools And Locking Tongs

Kuhn Rikon has debuted new SoftEdge Tools and Locking Tongs that combine stainless steel and a silicone edge. According to the company, the kitchen tools are safe for non-stick cookware and are high heat-resistant.

World Kitchen Adds Chicago Cutlery Series

World Kitchen has launched the Chicago Cutlery Series Line collection. The collection is equipped with both classic and artisan knives along with different handle material options such as soft grip, dual material and beechwood.

Peugeot Introduces Baltaz Dark Lever Corkscrew

Peugeot has introduced the Baltaz Dark Lever Corkscrew. According to the company, the new wine accessory combines the speed and efficiency of the original Baltaz corkscrew with an ergonomic body made of lightweight synthetic materials.

Nordic Ware Grows Cookware, Bakeware Assortment

Nordic Ware is bringing several new cookware and bakeware products to showcase at the International Home + Housewares Show.

Gibson Grows Crock-Pot, Oster Cookware Collections

Gibson Overseas is offering new cookware from several of its major collections at the International Home + Housewares Show. The company has pieces from its Crock-Pot and Oster lines, as well as its Weight Watchers collaboration.

Kuhn Rikon Debuts SoftEdge Tools And Locking Tongs

Kuhn Rikon has debuted new SoftEdge Tools and Locking Tongs that combine stainless steel and a silicone edge. According to the company, the kitchen tools are safe for non-stick cookware and are high heat-resistant.

World Kitchen Adds Chicago Cutlery Series

World Kitchen has launched the Chicago Cutlery Series Line collection. The collection is equipped with both classic and artisan knives along with different handle material options such as soft grip, dual material and beechwood.

Peugeot Introduces Baltaz Dark Lever Corkscrew

Peugeot has introduced the Baltaz Dark Lever Corkscrew. According to the company, the new wine accessory combines the speed and efficiency of the original Baltaz corkscrew with an ergonomic body made of lightweight synthetic materials.

Tabletop Veteran Marton Passes

Tabletop industry veteran Dennis Marton, senior vp/marketing at Lenox Corp., died Thursday after a brief illness. He was 63.

Patina Vie’s Licensed Disney Tableware Debuts At Anthropologie

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” film opened in theaters on March 17 and in conjunction with its release, Disney partnered with designer brand Patina Vie to debut a Be Our Guest inspired entertaining line at Anthropologie.

Burmeister Appointed Libbey CFO

Libbey has appointed James Burmeister to vp/CFO. Burmeister will join the company on March 30 and will have accountability for Libbey’s worldwide finance organization and for implementing financial and operating strategies to support the company’s drive to improve its financial performance.

Wayfair Honors Designers At Tastemaker Awards

Wayfair celebrated interior designers at the 2017 Trade Tastemaker Awards, an event where its panel of judges identified top designs from more than 10,000 submissions.

Umbra Brings Decorative Clocks To Housewares Show

Umbra will once again be attending the International Home + Housewares Show, providing a sampling of its line of storage items, kitchen products, and furniture, including a range of items to decorate wall space.

Gonzalez Named Twin-Star CEO

Twin-Star International has appointed Lori Gonzalez CEO, effective March 13.

Kuhn Rikon Introduces Utensil Caddy

Kuhn Rikon has introduced a utensil caddy. The caddy will hold up to 25 cooking utensils and kitchen tools of assorted sizes and shapes and spins for quick selection.

TarHong Expands Zakarian Pro For Home Storage Line

TarHong expanded its Zakarian Pro for Home line of refrigerator storage container systems at the International Home + Housewares Show.

Widgeteer Debuts Snips Food Storage Brand

Widgeteer Inc. is debuting a new food specific storage brand to the U.S., Snips, at the International Home + Housewares Show.

Forty One Madison Reveals Renovated Buyer’s Lounge, Adds Showrooms

The Forty One Madison building will debut a newly renovated buyer’s lounge at the New York Tabletop Market, which will be held April 4 to 7. Management has also announced the opening of four additional showrooms.

Market Square Launching New Resources For High Point

New exhibitors and designer collections will debut at Market Square and the Suites at Market Square for the Spring High Point Market.

Meijer To Open Two Indiana Supercenters

On May 2, Meijer will open two new supercenters in McCordsville and Franklin, IN.

Nordstrom Keeps Rack Expansion Rolling

As its off-price expansion continues, Nordstrom plans to open two new Rack locations, in Vacaville, CA, and Portland, OR.