DynaTrap Expands Insect Trap Lineup

DynaTrap has expanded its indoor/outdoor insect trap assortment with three new products.

Sears Launches Kenmore Stand Mixer

Sears under its Kenmore brand is debuting a new stand mixer that is being touted by the company as a “breakthrough design.”

Fitbit Introduces Health Management Apps

Fitbit has introduced new apps and clock faces to help users better manage their health directly from the wrist, the company said.

Nokia To Sell Digital Health Business To Withings Co-Founder

After the 2016 acquisition of Withings for an estimated $191 million, Nokia plans to sell its digital health business to Éric Carreel, co-founder and former chairman of Withings.

DynaTrap Unveils Flylight Insect Trap

DynaTrap has unveiled its next generation of indoor insect trap products, the Flylight Insect Trap.

AHAM Study Finds Counterfeit Water Filter Failure

The Association for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) conducted a study of counterfeit refrigerator water filters that revealed an overwhelming failure to remove harmful contaminants from water, the association said.

Sears Launches Kenmore Stand Mixer

Sears under its Kenmore brand is debuting a new stand mixer that is being touted by the company as a “breakthrough design.”

Keurig To Construct South Carolina K-Cup Plant

Keurig Green Mountain is investing $350 million to construct a roasting and packaging facility in South Carolina.

Pico Brew Launches Multi-Use Pico U Home Beverage Maker

Following the launch of its home craft beer brewing appliance, PicoBrew is expanding into a different type of home brewer with the launch of its Pico U.

Bissell Introduces Pet Pro Vacuum

Bissell has introduced the CrossWave Pet Pro vacuum designed specifically for homes with pets. The vacuum washes floors at the same time while switching between cleaning sealed hard floors and area rugs, the company said.

iRobot Sales Grow In Q1

iRobot continued to gain in the consumer robotic vacuum market, with sales growth reported for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

LG Electronics Expands Voice Assistant Capabilities

LG Electronics USA’s portfolio of Wi-Fi connected smart appliances is now compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The company’s range of Wi-Fi enabled appliances includes air conditioners, air purifiers, vacuums and major appliances.

Gibson Launches Oster Cuisine Open Stock Cutlery Program

Gibson Overseas has launched an Oster Cuisine open stock cutlery program. 

Escali Introduces Ciro Digital Scale

Escali has introduced the Ciro digital scale. The scale is available in eight color choices, and is designed to complement a variety of kitchen styles.

TVS Rolls Out Titan Duo Induction Cookware

TVS is rolling out its Titan Duo Induction cookware to the marketplace. 

Nordic Ware Debuts Stovetop Sandwich And Grill Press

Nordic Ware has debuted a cast aluminum stovetop sandwich and grill press, which is intended to be used on stovetops including gas, electric, and ceramic.

Gibson Launches Oster Cuisine Open Stock Cutlery Program

Gibson Overseas has launched an Oster Cuisine open stock cutlery program. 

Escali Introduces Ciro Digital Scale

Escali has introduced the Ciro digital scale. The scale is available in eight color choices, and is designed to complement a variety of kitchen styles.

Water Tracker Releases Tracking Sports Bottle

Water Tracker has released the Water TrackerMix sport shaker bottle, made from Eastman Tritan and designed with the fitness lover in mind, the company said.

Hydros Launches Water Filtration Beverageware Line

Hydros, a water filtration brand, has launched a new line of filtering pitchers, carafes and bottles.

Philips Hue App Promotes Personalization

Philips Lighting is rolling out a major update to its Philips Hue app, one that will give users the ability to easily and quickly personalize and control their home’s Hue smart lighting system.

Dorel Q1 Hit By Toys”R”Us Bankruptcy

Dorel said its first quarter across its businesses was impacted by the Toys”R”Us bankruptcy.

Midwest-CBK Expands Gift Collections

Midwest-CBK is expanding its collections, debuting more than 450 new designs from Midwest Gift every day, baby & kids and pet gifts, and CBK home and outdoor décor.

Lotus USA Debuts Cool & Crate Coolers At National Hardware Show

Lotus USA has debuted its Cool & Crate line of coolers, along with additional new storage, laundry solutions and outdoor furniture at the National Hardware Show taking place this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Brabantia Rolls Out Sink Side Organization Collection

Brabantia has introduced the Sink Side Collection of kitchen organization and cleaning tools to the U.S. market.

Brandl To Retire From IHA

After 22 years as president and CEO of the International Housewares Association, Phil Brandl will retire from the association at the end of the year.

Dallas Market Center Preps For June Show

Dallas Market Center is preparing for the upcoming Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, slated to take place from June 20 to 26, including new exhibitors, events, business and trend seminars, celebrity guests and digital experiences.

International Market Centers To Merge With AmericasMart

Trade show operators International Market Centers and AmericasMart have entered into a merger agreement.

Conn’s Amends Credit Line

Conn’s, Inc. has closed its amended and restated $650 million asset-based revolving credit facility.

Ace Hardware Appoints Tovar VP/Retail Operations

Ace Hardware Corporation has appointed John Tovar to the position of vp/retail operations and new business.