Ronco Brands is moving forward with plans to sell 5 million shares in the company that has long been known as a supplier of countertop kitchen electrics.
Home appliance supplier Bosch and chef Curtis Stone have entered into a partnership that is designed to inspire consumers to prepare easy, healthy meals at home, the company said.
Krups is launching a multi-pronged promotional program that includes consumer print, television and digital advertising in an effort to broaden the brand’s reach and introduce its products to a broader consumer base, officials with the company said.
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.
All-Clad has debuted its Prep&Cook countertop kitchen appliance, which is touted by the company as a cooking food processor.
Midea will showcase an expanded assortment of small electrics at the International Home + Housewares Show.
Ronco is debuting 25 new products in the kitchenware and small appliance categories, with all items on display at the International Home + Housewares Show.
Consumers spent more than $56 billion on everything from small home appliances and non-electric housewares products to home textiles and online purchases of major home appliances in 2016, according to global information company The NPD Group.
In mid-December, Cuisinart recalled about 8 million food processors for safety issues related to the unit’s blade system. Since then, the small electrics supplier has struggled to meet what a company spokesperson said has been “an overwhelming response” to the recall notice.
After a series of setbacks, including poor holiday sales and delisting by the New York Stock Exchange, hhgregg has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and announced that it has found a buyer for the 132-store business that would emerge from the legal process.