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.
Third quarter net sales at Helen of Troy were flat as growth in its housewares segment offset declines in the company’s other key product categories.
Tervis has launched a brand new business to business website.
Kuissential, owned by SCS Direct, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the Kuissential Versa, a reverse travel French press brewing system and travel mug.
Third quarter net sales at Lifetime Brands were up as company officials said the results reflected positive sales momentum in several categories including gadgets, kitchen tools and cutlery.
Füde has been developed and launched by Luft Industrie, a new concept in stackable, recyclable wine tumblers designed to appeal to the wine enthusiast.
The NPD Group, in its 2016 annual Home Holiday Gift Predictions, suggested that the housewares industry would be happy as this year closes.
Several housewares items have been chosen as part of the annual list of “Oprah’s Favorite Things 2016,” which will be featured in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine.
Tervis debuted a range of new licensed designs for its tumblers and water bottles during the recent New York Tabletop Market.